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Athletic’s youth section celebrated another successful season with its
annual funday and presentation event at Hethersett Junior School.
The day, which also included fete style entertainment, featured
small-sided football games as well as individual team presentations for
the club’s 10 youth teams covering both boys, girls and mixed teams from
Under-7s to Under-16s.
Max Tarrant receives the prestigious Lee
Thompson Memorial Trophy from Ray Thompson
The club’s prestigious Lee Thompson Memorial Trophy was presented to
Under-16s player Max Tarrant who has played 164 times for the club despite
a debilitating knee problem. The trophy is presented annually for
outstanding contribution to the club in memory of club player Lee Thompson
who was tragically killed in an accident. This year’s award was
presented by Lee’s father Ray.
Club awards went to the following:
50 appearances – Will Bussey, Akos Csorba, Henry Kemp, Aaron Rich, Max
Rosier, Luke Richards, Aiden Standley, Dan Ward, Taylor Morris, Tom
Anderton, James Cowan, Fredi Rodderman, Jayden Brooker, Declan Dowe, Josh
Lacey, Frazer Ellis,
100 appearances – Oliver Hudson-Church, Daniel Mehtab, Tom Read, Tom
150 appearances – Conrad Doggett, Adam Julian, Sam Rix, James Lemmon,
Curtis Alton, Will Plumb, Lewis Sanders, Max Tarrant
100 Goals – Ashley Gray.
Individual Team Awards: Under- 11s – Clubman of the Year, Dan
Ward; Most Improved Players, Aiden Standley and Ben Kimberley; Players’
Player, Max Beckett; Manager’s Player, Daegan Watts; Supporters’
Player, Ollie Husband.
Under-12s – Most appearances, Aaron Walker; Most Improved Player, Luke
Hamling; Clubman of the Year, Ben Woodruff; Top Goalscorer, Jack Kirby;
Player, James Ingham; Manager’s Player, Taylor Morris; Players’
Player, Matt Elvin.
Under-13s – Clubman of the Year, Charlie Frazer; Top Scorer, Harry
Denny; Most Improved Player, Dominic Fowler-Shorton; Manger’s Player of
the Year, Bradley Tillett; Players’ Player of the Year, Bradley Tillett.
Under-14s – Top Goalscorer, Ashley Gray; Most Improved Player, Conrad
Doggett; Players’ Player, Ed Lawrence; Manager’s Player, Ashley
Under-15s – Top Goalscorer, Jack Walker; Clubman of the Year, Tom Wyatt;
Players’ Player, Matt Butcher; Parents’ Player, Alfie Gordon;
Manager’s Player, Cain Living; Overall Player of the Year, Matt Butcher.
Under-16s – Team Player of the Year, Oliver Kearney; Top Scorer, Scott
Grimes; Players’ Player, Scott Grimes; Supporters Player, Curtis Alton;
Manager’s Player, Lewis Sanders.
Under-16 Girls – Captain’s Award, Sophie Cooke; Manager’s Award,
Beth Evans; Most Improved
Player, Erica Hall; Coach’s Award, Sophie Brown;
Top Scorer, Sophie Rock.
The club’s adult teams will be presenting their awards later in the