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Buntingford Cougars is a youth football club in Hertfordshire where children of all abilities can have fun.

It’s a safe environment where everyone is valued, respected and encouraged. We’re proud of our FA Charter Standard Club Award. And we’re committed to the FA’s Respect Initiative. Since 1971, we’ve worked with local businesses, schools and parents to build a club we can be proud of. See the Club Rules & Club Handbook. All our volunteers, managers, coaches and referees are CRB checked. We’re a trusted part of the local community. So whether you want to volunteer or are looking for a team that’s right for your child, you’ll find Cougars has a lot to offer.

In 2011, Cougars celebrated their 40 Year Anniversary, and in 2012 a Cougars team won the Hertfordshire County Cup Final, a first for the Club. And the following year, they did it again and won the 2013 County Cup Final. Well done from everyone at the Club.

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Buntingford Cougars U7’s Royals vs Biggleswade, Saturday 14th December
Home Fixture

Team Jack, Leo, Jake, Josh, Myles
Motm- Josh

Great performance from the whole team in difficult conditions. The game was dramatically called off after the third quarter due to the pitch conditions.

Motm was Josh who played really well in midfield all game, each quarter his confidence grew. Tracking opposition players and good tackling all game.

Overall, the team played really well together. Myles with a number of great dribbles. Leo good tackling and growing with confidence to dribble out from the back. Jake made several brave saves. Jack and Josh in midfield working hard throughout the game.
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Buntingford Cougars U7s Stripes vs Biggleswade, Saturday 14th December
Home fixture

Team: Owen, Carmelo, Harry L, Finn, Neve, Joshua
Scorers: Carmelo, Joshua
Motm: Finn

The Stripes played a strong Biggleswade side today. The weather was not ideal but all kids dug in deep in the rain and wind!

The Stripes started the game on the back foot with Owen and Finn with some really good defending and Harry pulling off some great saves in goal.

The Stripes then started the second quarter superbly with some great passing from Neve who run the midfield and threaded a ball through for Carmello who nicely tucked it into the bottom corner.

As the second quarter come to an end Biggleswade snatched a late goal on the counter attack. For the next two quarters the Stripes totally dominated the game with Joshua scoring a great goal and the team had a lot off chances which all took late deflections or just missing the target.

Finn who received the man of the match award nearly snatched a goal late on in the match. The Stripes put in the best performance of the season with some great passing moves and battled so well from the front to the back; all in all a great game!!
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