Youngsters' Derby Dismay

ARGYLE’S Under-18s suffered a 3-0 EFL Youth Alliance defeat against Exeter City.

The Young Pilgrims had a good early chance to bag a goal from Luke Jephcott, assisted by Aaron Goulty, which they unfortunately were unable to carry through, before Exeter snatched the first goal of the game at 29 minutes.

With only a few minutes left before half-time, the Grecians got their second, and their final goal was scored shortly into the second half of the match.

Academy Director Kevin Hodges described the game as a “disappointing performance.”

He said: “There was a strong team put out there but we were unable to pull through.

“A number of good saves from Max Childs kept the scoreline down a bit more.

“I can’t complain about the final score because [Exeter] deserved the three goals they got.”

Argyle: Max Childs; Harry Hodges, Ryan Law, Tom Purrington, Harry Downing, Elliott Crawford (Michael Peck 70), Luke Jephcott, Matt Ward, Kalaidi Lolos, Cameron Sangster, Aaron Goulty.