Canterbury United vs WaiBOP United – November 1, 2014 –


November 1, 2014Score: 2 – 0

Match Report

Thanks to Andrew Voerman for the superb tweeting of today’s match.

Full time: Canterbury United 2-0 WaiBOP United.

90′ – Three minutes of added time…

84′ – Long throw causes havoc in the Dragons box… but it’s cleared.

83′ – Jones’ cross is cut out by Kelly. Still pressing…

81′ – We’re pressing forward. Terris clears the danger for Canterbury.

79′ – SUB: WaiBOP – Greenhalgh on for Varela.

78′ – Two opportunities in quick succession for Canterbury. Both wide.

74′ – Knight saves for Canterbury but we get the corner… from which nothing comes.

72′ – SUBS: Hilliar and Young on for Lopez and Molony. Mitchell on for Boss for the hosts.

67′ – Attacking free kick for us. Marquez fires just over from the edge of the box.

Waitakere now lead 3-2 at Fred Taylor Park.

65′ – SUB: Canterbury – Barton on for Hoffman.

62′ – GOAL: Stansfield heads home for Canterbury. Canterbury 2-0 WaiBOP.

59′ – Canterbury corner… Schwarz header saved by Drake… follow-up sails wide. Big let off.

55′ – SUB: Canterbury – Mark Peers on for Rossi Nkoy.

53′ – Frantic start to the second half. But we need that equaliser…

52′ – Another chance for us. This time it’s Chad Coombes, but he drags his shot wide.

51′ – We win a free kick. O’Regan with the shot, which hits the wall… Dragons break and Miles John volley’s wide.

48′ – Strong start. Marquez with the shot but Knight in the Dragons goal saves.

46′ – We win a corner… Sam O’Regan with a golden opportunity… wide.

46′ – Back underway. Our kick off.

Half time: Canterbury United 1-0 WaiBOP United.

45+1′ – YELLOW CARD: Stu Kelly in the book for halting our break out…

45′ – Stansfield wins a free kick on the edge of the area for the Dragons… but we get it clear.

40′ – In other news… it’s now 2-2 at Fred Taylor Park. Goalfest out west!

39′ – YELLOW CARD: O’Brien goes in the book for Canterbury. Sneaky little shirt pull.

35′ – Penalty shout for the Dragons as Stansfield goes down… waved away.

28′ – GOAL: Tom Schwarz heads home for the hosts. Canterbury 1-0 WaiBOP.

21′ – In other news… Wanderers SC lead Waitakere United 2-0 at the Fred!

20′ – Jones cross just evades Marquez’ forehead. Close for the ex-Dragons man.

18′ – Dragons scramble in the box after a corner, but we clear the danger.

14′ – Mark Jones with the shot from a tight angle. Dealt with by the Dragons defence.

7′ – Canterbury with a bit more of the ball, but not much in the way of goalmouth action yet.

0′ – Canterbury United with the kick-off. We’re underway!


2. Liam Higgins
3. Aaron Scott
5. Sam O’Regan
7. Mark Jones
8. Chad Coombes
10. Federico Marquez
11. Ernesto Lopez
14. Fergus Neil
18. Alexis Varela
19. Wade Molony
20. Danyon Drake


4. Robbie Greenhalgh Sub18
9. Shaydon Young Sub11
16. Scott Hilliar Sub19