Football Academy

U18s advance to Youth Cup QF

26th November 2021

Hearts U18s booked their place in the SFA Youth Cup quarter finals with a win over Inverurie Loco Works last night.

Hearts U18s booked their place in the SFA Youth Cup quarter finals with a win over Inverurie Loco Works last night.

The Wee Jambos made the long journey north yesterday and came out on top at Harlaw Park thanks to a goal in each half.

John Rankin’s side took the lead inside 12 minutes after Finlay Pollock was brought down inside the box and Mackenzie Kirk made no mistake from the spot.

The young maroons doubled their lead on 68 minutes when substitute Callum Hambrook capatalised on a mistake in the Locos defence to slam home from inside the box.

The remaining third round matches are scheduled to be played over the coming days, with the quarter final draw to follow.

Hearts: McFarlane, Spence, Nair, Rathie, Aitken, tait, McLuckie, Pollock, Kirk, Simpson, Ross. Subs: Paris, Williamson, Thomas, Anderson, Hambrook, Sandilands.