WaiBOP United vs Southern United – March 14, 2015 –


March 14, 2015Score: 2 – 1

Match Report

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