ISFA SOUTH U16 REPRESENTATIVE TEAM

ISFA U16 SOUTH SQUAD TO PLAY ISFA U16 NORTH

The following players have been selected to represent ISFA U16 South against ISFA U16 North on Sunday 26th November at Shrewsbury School (SY3 7BA, but please also enter in the 'via' postcode of SY3 7AA to avoid the town centre).

Players are asked to meet at 1245 at  the cricket centre in full school uniform for a 1400 kick off and full match kit will be provided (but players should bring tracksuits and water bottles).

All players are asked to confirm availability to Mr Adam Lowe (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) by no later than Friday 17th November.

Billy Murphy  Alleyn's
James Wood Ardingly College
Nasje Brockington Bede's
Nasje Smith Bede's
Thomas Collins Bede's
Jack Brown  Brentwood
Dominic Clatworthy Brentwood
Joe Macdonald Brentwood
Christian Pestell  Bristol Grammar School
Ted McDonald Eltham College
Jayden Sweeney  Forest
Joseph Chard Forest
Rohan Luthra  John Lyon
Rafael Kaidussis Millfield
Toby McCallum  Millfiled
Camron Gbadebo Royal Russell
Finn Harvey Tonbridge
Connor Manning  Westminster

The following players are "non-travelling reserves" and will be contacted in case of injury and illness:

Harry Hauserman Aldenham 
Jansen Lee Ardingly College
Dylan Kyffin-Walton Ardingly College
Finlay Turner Brentwood
Zach Davidson Brentwood
Jordan Ryan Leivars-Brierley Brooke House College
Jack Gibbons City of London
Leonard Pulevic Forest
Freddy Hodgson Hampton
Henry Evans Hampton
Zachariah Bosky Latymer Upper
Nathan Daniels Royal Russell
George Sellick St John's

 

MATCH REPORTS 2017/18

Sunday 12th November 
(City of London School)
ISFA U16 South V. Somerset Schools

ISFA U16 South "White" 1 Somerset 2

On a very cold and windy day at City of London School's superb playing fields, both sides started quickly, playing the game at a fast tempo with ISFA nearly taking the lead from a miss-kicked clearance.  However, it was Somerset who went ahead, taking advantage of indecision in the ISFA defence.  The game was soon level after good work from Toby McCullum (Millfield) in the box and then Connor Manning (Westminster) nearly gave ISFA the lead at the break, hitting the bar.  The 2nd half was a little more scrappy with Somerset creating the better chances and it was a good finish after a through ball down the ISFA right that gave Somerset the win.  

Sunday 5th November
ISFA U16 South v. Kent Schools
(City of London School)

ISFA U16 "White" 4 Kent Schools 1

On a bright, crisp morning at the City of London Playing Fields, ISFA U16 White took on Kent in an exciting encounter which saw some excellent football played by both sides. After a relatively even opening exchange, Kent brought the match to life with some well-worked play down the left hand side, resulting in an excellent finish across the keeper by the Kent centre forward. The ISFA Whites responded well after this initial set-back, scoring two goals in quick succession as they began to control possession and take the game to their opponents. A swift counterattack saw Leonard Pulevic release Joe MacDonald down the left, whose early low cross found Jack Gibbons at the back post to slot the ball home and, moments later, an excellent corner delivery from Joe MacDonald was poked home at the back post by Thomas Collins. Second half goals from Joe MacDonald (penalty) and Billy Murphy secured an excellent 4-1 victory for the home side. 

ISFA U16 "Blue" 0 Kent Schools 2

ISFA U16 Blue took on Kent in a game that demonstrated aspects of both teams' physical, tactical and technical qualities. Kent started brightest and settled quickly, controlling the tempo and shape of the game, looking the stronger and sharper team in the first half taking a 2-0 lead into half time.  The second half saw a completely different shape to the game, with ISFA Blue controlling large periods of possession and pressing the play high up the pitch to win back possession to build attacks. Kent defended resiliently and although ISFA Blue created chances, they could not convert. ISFA Blue showed character and bravery both in and out of possession to their credit as the game ended in a 2-0 win for Kent.

Sunday 1st October 
ISFA U16 South v. Essex Schools
(Chigwell School)

ISFA U16 South "Blue" 2 Essex Schools 2

ISFA U16 Blue put in a solid display in the 2-2 draw against Essex Schools at the Chigwell School Playing Fields. ISFA Blues started brightly, playing out from the back with confidence; however it was Essex Schools who took the lead, capitalising on a misplaced pass to slot home the opener. ISFA Blues responded well, creating a host of chances before Rafael Kaidussis (Millfield) cut in from the left and curled the ball home over the Essex Goalkeeper early in the second half. Minutes later, ISFA Blue had the ball in the net again, albeit in more fortuitous circumstances as after a mini goalmouth scramble, the ball was slotted home via Nathan Daniels' (Royal Russell) chest to put the ISFA Blue in front. This lead was short lived, as a well worked attack from Essex saw the ball break on the edge of the box for an advancing midfielder to hammer home the equaliser with just under 10 minutes remaining. 

ISFA U16 South "White" 1 Essex Schools 1

ISFA U16 White shared the spoils in their annual fixture with Essex Schools U16. A bright and new-looking squad came together and tooj the initiative, settling in to the game well in the first half with Henry Evans (Hampton School) putting the finishing touch to a well worked move. In the second half,  Essex seized advantage levelling with a incisive move that was well finished . More chances for both sides came and went and the game ended with a 1-1 score being fair result for both sides.

FIXTURES 2017-18

Sunday 1st October
ISFA South Blue & White v. Essex Schools
(Chigwell School, 11.00)

Sunday 5th November
ISFA South Blue & White v. Kent Schools
(City of London School, 11.00)

Sunday 12th November
ISFA South v. Somerset Schools
(City of London School, 1.00)

Sunday 26th November
Final Trial for ISFA Full Team
(Shrewsbury, 2.00)

Following this programme of matches, the Full ISFA U16 Team is selected.

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Sun 12th Nov
ISFA South U16 v. Somerset
Schools
(City of London, 1.00)

Sun 26th Nov
Final Trial for ISFA Full Team
U18 & U16 matches
(Shrewsbury, 2.00)

11th-12th Dec
ISFA U15 & U14
Representative Camp
(St. George’s Park)

Mon 11th Dec
ISFA U15 v. Burton Albion U16
ISFA U14A v. Burton Albion U15
ISFA U14B v. Burton Albion U14
(St. George's Park, 6.00)

Tues 12th Dec
ISFA U15 v. Man City
ISFA U14A v. Chesterfield
ISFA U14B v. Man City
(St. George's Park, 2.00)

13th-14th Dec
ISFA U18 & U16
Representative Camp
(St. George’s Park)

Wed 13th Dec
ISFA U16 v. Burton Albion
(St. George's Park, 6.00)

Wed 13th Dec
Eng ISFA v Welsh Colleges
(St. George's Park, 6.00)

Thurs 14th Dec
ISFA U16 v. Chesterfield
(St. George's Park, 2.00)

Thurs 14th Dec
ISFA U18 v. English Colleges
(St. George's Park, 2.00)

Sat 20th Jan 
ISFA U18 v. ESFA
(Lilleshall, 11:30)

Sun 21st Jan
ISFA U16 vs. Everton
(Finch Farm, 12.00)

Sun 4th Feb
ISFA U18 v. Welsh Schools
(The New Saints FC, 2.00)

Sun 11th Feb
ISFA U16 vs. Oldham
(Chapel Road Training Ground, 12.00)

Mon 12th Feb
Scottish Schools v.
English Independent Schools
(Toryglen Centre, Glasgow, 4.00)

Sun 11th March
ISFA U16 v. Millwall FC
(City of London School, 11.00)

Tues. 13th Mar
Boodles ISFA Cup Final
(MK Dons FC, 7.00)

Thurs. 15th Mar
Investec ISFA U15 Cup Final
(Burton Albion FC, 6.00)

3rd – 5th April 
ISFA U14/15 Tour 
(Scotland)