Merit League

February 4, 2016

The BRFC Academy Under 18 side will now play in the Merit League.

YOUTH ALLIANCE

The side finished 8th in the Football League Youth Alliance South West Division.

BRFC Under 18 side were unbeaten for the first eight games but then lost their way.

A fresh start is offered in the Merit League Division Two during the rest of 2016.

Each side plays the other teams once with randomly selected Home and Away fixtures in the next three months.

Therefore 10 fixtures are to be played; with 5 matches at Home and 5 Away.

The opponents in Merit League Two from mid-February onwards are:-

Cambridge United, Dagenham & Redbridge, MK Dons, Newport County, Northampton Town, Oxford United, Peterborough United, Stevenage, Swindon Town, and Yeovil Town.

The Football League Youth Alliance South West Division.  

(FINAL League table as of the 3rd February 2016)

1st Plymouth Argyle P 18 W 12 D 3 L 3 P 39

2nd Cheltenham Town P 18 W 10 D 2 L 6 P 32

3rd AFC Bournemouth P 18 W 9 D 4 L 5 P 31

4th Exeter City P 18 W 8 D 3 L 7 P 27

5th Portsmouth P 18 W 8 D 2 L 8 P 26

6th Oxford United P 18 W 8 D 1 L 9 P 25

7th Swindon Town P 18 W 7 D 3 L 8 P 24

8th Bristol Rovers P 18 W 5 D 6 L 7 P 21

9th Newport County P 18 W 5 D 3 L 10 P 18

10th Yeovil Town P 18 W 4 D 1 L 13 P 13

Yeovil Town beat Swindon Town 3-1 in the last remaining fixture in this league.

This means that Portsmouth and not Swindon Town are in Merit League One.

FL Youth Alliance Under 18 South West Division

2015/2016 Season Results

YOUTH ALLIANCE

08/08 Portsmouth (H) 1-1

15/08 Plymouth Argyle (H) 0-0

22/08 Cheltenham Town (H) 4-3

29/08 Bournemouth (H) 1-0

05/09 Newport County (A) 2-2

12/09 Swindon Town (H) 2-0

19/09 Yeovil Town (A) 3-3

26/09 Oxford United (A) 3-2

10/10 Exeter City (H) 0-1

17/10 Bournemouth (A) 1-3

24/10 Newport County (H) 0-1

14/11 Swindon Town (A) 1-3

01/12 Yeovil Town (H) 1-3

05/12 Exeter City (A) 3-1

10/12 Oxford United (H) 0-2

19/12 Portsmouth (A) 1-1

15/01 Plymouth Argyle (A) 0-0

28/01 Cheltenham Town (A) 0-4

 

YOUTH ALLIANCE 2

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