Lairds’ young talent shines in West Cheshire League Development Cup

Neither of Cammell Lairds 1907 FC first or second teams had a fixture due to waterlogged venues so Paul McGregor’s youth team took centre stage.

The youth team took on Heswall FC Under 23s in the West Cheshire League Development Cup.

This competition is staged between the top four teams from the youth division and the bottom four teams from the third division, to provide the younger teams with an insight into open-age football.

This proved to be a good showing by Lairds as there was little to choose between the two teams in a good encounter that saw both teams playing some good football, but the youth had the better finishing power as Jack Gordon, Theo McDowell, and Denny McHugh all netted fine goals to record an excellent 3-0 success to progress to the next round.

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