Maidstone United Ambers are through to the National League Youth Alliance play-off final.
And to add a bit of drama to today’s semi final against Southampton (Sparsholt), it took a penalty shoot-out to decide the winner. Dave Smith, who had scored in normal time, slotted home his spot kick, as did Reece Bridge, Tom Carlton and Will Thomas to give the Stones a 4-3 win.
Ambers will play Boreham Wood Whites next Wednesday in the final, which will crown a champions of champions. The Wood beat Luton Town Cedars by three goals to nil this afternoon.
For the last few weeks, the youth alliance’s ten divisional champions have been taking part in the knockout competition and the winner will be decided at Gander Green Lane – home of Sutton United.
- The players from all four academy squads will find out who’s won the manager’s player and players’ player awards at a presentation next week. The winners will be announced on the website.
- Squad 3 are top of a summer league and play a top of the table game this Friday against Phoenix Sports, kick off 12:30 at the Gallagher.
Boreham Wood vs. Maidstone United
National League Youth Alliance play-off final
Wednesday 24 May
Kick off 14:00
The Borough Sports Ground, Gander Green Lane, Sutton, SM1 2EY