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17th Oct, 2021

Santiago Colts pay tribute to long-serving supporter

Craig Gibbons 23rd Mar, 2016 Updated: 17th Oct, 2016

SANTIAGO COLTS have paid tribute to the late Ste O’Connell who was a long-serving supporter of the junior football club.

Ste – whose daughter, Chelsea, and niece, Louise, play for the club – was a big supporter of the club long before the girls played for them.

In the last two seasons, he travelled from Bicester so that his daughter could play football but he sadly passed away at the end of February.

Santiago Colts’ William Edge said: “He was one of the good ones who would always help the club out.

“He was also the cheeky chappy who no matter what, would always leave me smiling from some comment he made.”

THE UNDER-13 Superstars took a big stride towards securing the Division Four title after beating Crusaders Minor 3-1 and 4-0 respectively in a double header.

Man of the match Joe Wathen, Jose Donagey and Harvey Thompson netted in the first game, while man of the match Harvey Thompson, Joe Wathen, Luis Wetherell and Jordan Price scored in the second meeting.

The under-13 Allstars remain secind in the Premier League following their 3-1 victory over Maypole Lions thanks to two goals from Morgan Eagle and an own-goal.

Under-18 Lickey have to win all their remaining games to have any hopes of winning the Division Four title after claiming a narrow 1-0 victory over Racing Blythe courtesy of an 86th minute header from Sam Beckford.

The under-12 Crusaders gained a creditable 2-2 draw against Boldmere Falcons with Kyle Hackett netting both of Crusaders’ goals.

The under-16 Colts were unlucky in their game agaisnt Kings Norton Kickers after they fell to a 4-3 draw with Cieran Halpin (2) and Remy Gordon getting on the scoresheet for Colts.

Elsewhere, the under-17 Girls lost 5-3 to Castle Vale Town with Hollie Langford (2) and Jodie Jevons scoring.

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