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FA Youth Cup: Key moments

Posted on 19 January 2005  - 12:00

Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) Football Club is located in North London. The club is also known as Spurs. Tottenham's home ground is White Hart Lane. The club motto is Audere est Facere (To dare is to do).

Under-18s progress to 5th round of FA Youth Cup, beating Liverpool 4-2 on penalties at Anfield following a 1-1 draw after extra time.


8mins: GOAL to Liverpool. Guthrie and Barratt combined to set Barratt away down the left of the penalty area, he squared beyond Forecast and Karl Noon was on hand for the tap in. Liverpool 1-0 Spurs

14mins: GOAL to Spurs. Mark Wright fed the ball into the home area for Andy Barcham to shake off his marker and slot the ball past keeper David Roberts. Liverpool 1-1 Spurs

23mins: Chance. Ifil cross missed by Roberts with Barcham in desperate scramble on goal line to try and get final touch - Roberts eventually gathered. Dawkins then has low effort turned round post by Roberts.

29mins: O'Hara shot parried by Roberts and midfielder appeared to be pulled back as he went in for rebound. Referee waved play on.

41mins: Liverpool change. Injured Hamill makes way for Barnett as Spurs continue to press for the lead overall dominance deserves.

Half-time: Liverpool 1-1 Spurs

55mins: Great chance. Mistake by Robbie Threlfall allowed Barcham to break through on goal. The striker took aim, but his shot was met by the legs of Roberts to send the ball high in the air.

58mins: Spurs change. Joe Martin replaced by Scott Thyer.

67mins: Chance. Thyer had a shout for a goal on 67 challenging Roberts for the ball from a cross the keeper appeared to be over his goal line, but assistant on the right said no goal.

77mins: Thyer then thumped a low shot in on goal that was well foiled by Roberts. Ifil also went close with a deflected drive from the right of the area.

84mins: Spurs change. Hamed on for Dawkins.

88mins: Barratt header for Liverpool tipped over the bar by Forecast when ball looked like going in.

90mins: Forecast saves again, coming of his line to block effort from Noon with his legs.

EXTRA TIME 1st period

5mins: Mills header close following corner.

8mins: Corner spilt by keeper Roberts and Barcham smashed the loose ball against bar.

2nd period

2mins: Ifil unleased a speculative drive from an angle that Roberts grabbed at the second attempt before home sub Phil Townley was granted a free strike inside the area that he smashed over the bar.

9mins: Forecast made brave block right in front of goal to deny Adam Hitchen a certain looking goal.

Penalty shootout

Forecast makes two saves - O'Hara, Ifil, Lee and Thyer net for Spurs.

Spurs: Tommy Forecast, Phil Ifil, Mark Wright, Stuart Lewis, Leigh Mills, Charlie Lee, Jamie Davis (Richard Heller, 112), Simon Dawkins (Radwan Hamed, 84), Andy Barcham, Jamie O'Hara, Joe Martin (Scott Thyer 58). Subs: David Button (GK), Chris Riley.

Liverpool: David Roberts, Jordan Holmes, Danny Smith, Adam Hitchen, Robbie Threlfall, Danny Guthrie, Adam Hamill (Charlie Barnett 41), Jay Spearing, Karl Noon (Phil Townley, 101), Conal Platt, Paul Barratt. Subs: Jimmy Ryan, Sam Rukin, James Frayne.