March 14, 2015Score: 2 – 1
Full time: WaiBOP United 2-1 Southern United
90 + 4 – There goes the final whistle.
90 + 2′ – A Jackson long throw leads to a shot by Attwood, which is easily held by Drake.
90′ – Officials indicate a minimum of 4 minutes.
89′ – Good work around the Southern box leads to a rocket being sent in by Wylie…well held by Batty.
86′ – We win a corner. Wylie to Varela to Wylie who drills his shot over.
85′ – McCormack’s in…past Drake but rolls his cross across the goal. No-one there for the tap in.
82′ – SUB: Neaverson on for Hayman for Southern.
81′ – Jackson in one-on-one with Rogers…who clears well.
79′ – Southern win a corner…they have a couple of goes but out for a goal kick.
78′ – Jackson lobs the free kick well over.
77′ – Jackson fouled on the edge of the box. But before we have a free kick we have a SUB (Attwood on for Day).
74′ – GOAL: Marquez to Young who rolls it home.
73′ – Jackson with another loooong throw but again there’s no-one from Southern near it.
71′ – Jones charges 60 metres, before he’s fouled. Free kick in a great pozzie. Wylie knocks it in to Jones, who heads over.
70′ – Hindson to McCormack, who’s about three metres off-side.
68′ – Southern with a corner after another monster Jackson throw.
67′ – SUB: McCormack on for Ridden for Southern.
66′ – YELLOW CARDS: first Hindson for a cynical challenge, then 30 seconds later Coombes for a late tackle.
65′ – Quadruple save by Batty. Jones, Coombes, Coombes, then Marquez.
64′ – We’re in again…Greenhalgh…hits the woodwork.
62′ – GOAL: Greenhalgh upended in the box. Penalty. Greenhalgh steps up to fire home the equaliser.
61′ – Coombes bends in a corner…Batty palms it out for another. Ball falls to Wylie from the resulting corner…his shot is tipped over.
59′ – SUB: Young on for the injured Molony.
57′ – Another Jackson long throw. Easily claimed by Drake.
56′ – Molony’s down. Hobbles off.
53′ – SUBS: Marquez and Jones on for Stansfield and R. Drake.
49′ – Varela knocks it deep and wide to Molony who drives into the box…corner…but cleared.
46′ – Southern get us back underway.
Out we come. Peter Smith didn’t keep the lads in for too long…
Half time: WaiBOP United 0-1 Southern United.
Not to much goal mouth activity that half. We had a decent amount of possession and a couple of half chances but need more of a cutting edge after the break.
45 + 1′ – McLennan in again. Bends his left foot shot just wide. And the half time whistle goes.
45′ – Minimum of 1 minute to be added.
43′ – Coombes drives over from the corner.
42′ – Wylie crosses…just past Drake’s toe…Neil gathers and crosses back…out for a corner.
41′ – Molony runs the length of the pitch…tackled on the edge of the box and Southern clear.
38′ – GOAL: McLennan cuts onto his left foot and bends it round Drake.
36′ – Molony bursts forward…into the box…crosses just behind Varela and Southern clear.
34′ – Attacking throw for Southern…Jackson hurls it 50 metres…resulting shot goes well over.
31′ – Southern press immediately and win a corner. Hit deep…McLennan heads it on to the roof of the net.
30′ – Wylie hits the wall…he hits the rebound into Franchini’s arm…no free kick.
29′ – Another free kick. A bit closer this time.
26′ – We win a free kick 25 yards out. Wylie territory. Batty stretches and saves.
22′ – Neil down the right…crosses for Stansfield…blocked for a corner.
17′ – From the corner Drake has his shot blocked…out to Rogers, who has his shot deflected over.
16′ – Stansfield powerfully in the box…ball nicked out for a corner.
12′ – Scramble from the corner, but we eventually clear.
11′ – Corner to Southern…deep…away for another corner.
10′ – Another free kick to Southern…but nothing comes of it.
7′ – Free kick to Southern from out wide…goal kick.
5′ – Molony on a run from out wide…in the box…hits the byline…saved by Batty.
1′ – Molony with a shot from distance. Comfortably saved.
0′ – Here we go for one last time. We have the kick-off.
4 minutes until kick-off – out march the teams.
10 minutes until kick-off – the teams are almost on their way out…
30 minutes until kick-off – and here are the teams:
WaiBOP United: D. Drake, Neil, Scott, Rogers, Wylie, R. Drake, Varela, Greenhalgh, Molony, Coombes, Stansfield. Subs: Overmire, Jones, Marquez, Kinney, Young.
Southern United: Batty, Howard, Ferguson, Joy, Franchini, Ridden, Jackson, McLennan, Hayman, Day, Hindson. Subs: Attwood, Dijkstra, McCormack, Neaverson.
60 minutes until kick-off – out come the players for their warm ups. Not that they need it…
84 minutes until kick-off – it’s HOT here at the John. Where’s that storm…?
|2. Alfie Rogers|
|3. Aaron Scott|
|4. Robbie Greenhalgh||Goal|
|8. Chad Coombes|
|9. Dylan Stansfield|
|14. Fergus Neil|
|17. Reid Drake|
|18. Alexis Varela|
|19. Wade Molony|
|20. Danyon Drake|
|22. Craig Wylie|
|7. Mark Jones||Sub17|
|10. Federico Marquez||Sub9|
|24. Jarrod Young||GoalSub19|