January 17, 2015Score: 4 – 3
Full time: WaiBOP United 4-3 Canterbury United
Official attendance: 547. Thank you Cambridge and the volunteer army. See you in two weeks.
90 + 3′ – And there’s the final whistle. YES!
90 + 2′ – Elia in again…only Highfield to beat…who saves with his feet.
90 + 1′ – Elia in, drills it…another top save from Highfield. That’s his third this half.
90′ – GOOOOOOAAAALLLL: Neil played in and rolls home his second. 4-3.
89′ – Marquez to Drake to Marquez in the box… shots zips wide.
87′ – Elia played in, but scuffs his shot.
86′ – Kelly clear down the right…but sends his shot over.
85′ – Neil drills his clearance into Clapham’s head. Throw in. To Canterbury. Riiiight.
81′ – GOAL: Jones rifles it home after good work in the box by R Drake.
79′ – SUB: R. Drake on for Young.
78′ – Elia in space on the edge of the box… and shoots wide.
77′ – YELLOW CARD: Nkoy in the book.
76′ – Melee from the corner… Jones shoots, then Greenhalgh, then clear.
76′ – Molony heads it to himself… crosses deep to Elia… ball out for a corner.
72′ – YELLOW CARD + SUB: D Schwarz upends Jones. That was kinda coming… and he’s subbed. Jones on.
70′ – Young drives it from 25 yards. Strong save by Highfield.
68′ – GOAL: Clapham drives it home. WaiBOP United 2-3 Canterbury United.
67′ – Dickenson drives into the box, heads wide and is clipped. O’Regan? Penalty.
65′ – SUB: Nkoy on for John for Canterbury.
64′ – GOAL: Neil rolls it home after a cross from Jones is headed on by Marquez. WaiBOP United 2-2 Canterbury United.
60′ – SUB: Elia on for Varela.
59′ – Dan Terris heads a corner goalwards… off the line by Varela.
57′ – SUB: Dickinson on for Wellbourn for Canterbury.
56′ – Jones crosses, Marquez heads powerfully down and Highfield get a hand to it. Top, top save.
55′ – D Schwarz clatters into Greenhalgh just outside the box. Free kick cleared.
52′ – Marquez shoots from distance. Under-hit and comfortably saved by Highfield.
48′ – GOAL: Canterbury in… and Wellbourn slots it home.
47′ – Drake out to clear but straight to a man in white who lobs it into the side netting. Let off.
46′ – GOAL: Jones drives forward, wide to Molony who bends it in. WaiBOP United 1-1 Canterbury United.
46′ – We get the second half underway. Marquez to Young.
Half time: WaiBOP United 0-1 Canterbury United.
45′ – One minute to be added.
43′ – Collett drives forward, clipped 30 yards out… nothing again.
41′ – Marquez scoots down the left…cross cleared.
39′ – What’s that wet stuff? Rain?!
36′ – We drive forward, Young is clipped on the edge of the box… nothing. Huh?
35′ – GOAL: cheap giveaway to Clapham, he drives forward, beats unmolested and clips it home. WaiBOP United 0-1 Canterbury United.
29′ – ‘You have it.’ ‘No, you have it…’ between Scott, Clapham and Varela on the edge of our box.
27′ – Canterbury clear down the right. Cross ends up at Clapham’s feet. His deflected shot claimed by Drake.
25′ – YELLOW CARD: Collett in late on Neil. Free kick played in and headed over.
24′ – Long ball from T Schwarz. Overcooked. Claimed by Drake.
20′ – Greenhalgh bring Clapham down 30 yards out. Quick free kick nearly catches us out. Cleared for a throw.
18′ – Scott lobs in a free kick… easily claimed by Highfield.
13′ – Jones cut down by Collett. Ouch.
12′ – Neil goes straight though the middle. Shot smothered.
9′ – Long from O’Regan to Marquez, inside to Young, wide to Jones, tackled clear.
7′ – Molony shoots…corner. Comes to nowt.
6′ – Young, to Jones, to Neil…corner. Jones hits the cross bar from the corner. Cleared for another corner.
5′ – Peers forward with purpose but tackled strongly by O’Regan.
3′ – Terris bombs it long…and just about kills a kid in the crowd.
2′ – Cross from John…cleared by O’Regan. Canterbury pressing.
0′ – Canterbury get us underway.
1 minute until kick-off.
13 minutes until kick-off – time for a pre-commentary sandwich (Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato and Egg if you must know) then we’re into it.
28 minutes until kick-off – here are today’s line-ups:
WaiBOP United: D. Drake, Neil, Scott, O’Regan, T. Probert, Jones, Greenhalgh, Varela, Molony, J. Young, Marquez. Subs: McPeake, Rogers, Elia, Kinney, R. Drake.
Canterbury United: Highfield, Terris, Collett, T. Schwarz, Peers, John, Clapham, D. Schwarz, Boss, Wellbourn, Kelly. Subs: Nkoy, Dickinson, Jones, Mitchell, Spain.
44 minutes until kick-off – line-ups online soon…
62 minutes until kick-off – and there’s the sun again. Another scorcher on the cards here today.
70 minutes until kick-off – Canterbury players out inspecting the pitch: “Thank goodness for that breeze…”
|3. Aaron Scott|
|4. Robbie Greenhalgh|
|5. Sam O’Regan|
|7. Mark Jones||GoalAssist|
|10. Federico Marquez||Assist|
|14. Fergus Neil||GoalGoal|
|17. Reid Drake|
|18. Alexis Varela|
|19. Wade Molony||Goal|
|20. Danyon Drake|
|23. Tom Probert|
|24. Jarrod Young|
|11. Van Elia||Sub18|
|17. Reid Drake||AssistSub24|