Match Report

  Away 25/02/2017 League  
Ballysillian

6

3

Comber Rec

A another match which I could just take the report from any of the last 3/4 matches. We were playing at Ballysillian against Balyysillian. With a strong team I was quietly confident.

Comber started strong going 2-0 up in the first five minutes. Both goals coming from Chris. I heard walking the touch line, " this will be over by halftime." Unfortunately either they, the team thought the same or they thought they could blow this Ballysillian team away. They forgot their defensive play and constantly lost the ball up top , which invited pressure onto us. Ballysillian got their first by a soft shot getting a lucky bobble in front of Ben C which then bounced over him. 2-1.

Comber didn't learn and let Ballysillian hit free shots. The equaliser came after the ref again gave us nothing when Lewis was fouled and it let the striker get his shot away which went in to easily. The half finished 3-2 Ballysillian. The talk was for Comber to get their shape and passing game on. I told the team that they were actually making this Ballysillian team look good .

The second half was better with Comber starting to play. They were making chances but as in previous matches couldn't convert them. From our previous match we knew their blond midfielder was the dangerman, but Adam had done a good job of taking him out of the game, unfortunately the rest didn't follow suit and let other players have to much time on the ball. Ballysillian got a soft fourth.

Ballysillian made a change which was decisive. Lewis scored a freak third for us but as I said Ballysillians change pulled them away. They put their quick player on right wing and started playing long balls to him. Even though Dylan matched him for pace each time, there was no room for error. That error came in way of a slip letting him in and with Ben of his line he played it in behind to their in coming striker. The sixty quickly came with the same tactic. The team were happy when the final whistle blew.

This team quickly need to learn that it's not all about going forward and scoring loads of goals but also that they need to retain and more importantly defend the ball even from the front line players. By doing this, the play will be more effective.

Also they need to release the ball to a free teammate instead of holding the ball and then losing it. Also teamwork is now more important than ever , especially now that it is quite evident that some players confidence is low.

MOTM:- Adam Connolly - for sticking to his given job and general good play

Man of the Match Adam Connolly

Goal Scorers: Chris Moore (2), Lewis McCormick (1)


   
2016-17 Season at a Glance
Team
P
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Match Details
Firsts
12
4
7
1
24
35
-11
Won

3-2 Vs 18th Newtownabby
12/08/2017-Steel and Sons Cup (A)
Lost

1-6 Vs Ballynahinch Olympic
15/08/2017-League (H)
Lost

3-4 Vs 18th Newtownabbey
19/08/2017-Irish Cup (A)
Drew

4-4 Vs Killyleagh YC
25/08/2017-Steel and Sons (H)
Won

2-1 Vs Malachians
02/09/2017-Border Cup (H)
Won

1-0 Vs Abbey Villa
09/09/2017-League (A)
Won

3-2 Vs Colin Valley
16/09/2017-Border Cup (A)
Lost

0-2 Vs Kilmore Rec
23/09/2017-League (H)
Lost

1-4 Vs Abbey Villa
30/09/2017-League (H)
Lost

1-3 Vs Shankill Utd
07/10/2017-Border Cup (A)
Lost

4-5 Vs Sirocco Works
14/10/2017-League (A)
Lost

1-2 Vs Ballymena Res
21/10/2017-Intermediate Cup (H)
Seconds
8
3
0
5
17
22
-5
Won

5-2 Vs Barn Utd
02/09/2017-League (A)
Won

5-1 Vs Lower Maze
09/09/2017-Junior Cup (H)
Lost

0-3 Vs Albert Foundry
16/09/2017-League (H)
Won

4-3 Vs Crumlin Star
23/09/2017-Junior Shield (A)
Lost

1-4 Vs Crumlin Star
30/09/2017-League (A)
Lost

1-6 Vs St Lukes
07/10/2017-League (H)
Lost

0-1 Vs Mountjoy
14/10/2017-Junior Cup (H)
Lost

1-2 Vs Portrush
21/10/2017-Junior Shield (A)
Thirds
10
4
2
4
36
28
8
Won

7-0 Vs Abbey Villa
19/08/2017-League (A)
Won

9-2 Vs Carrowdore YM
22/08/2017-League (A)
Won

4-1 Vs Willowfield
26/08/2017-League (A)
Drew

3-3 Vs Portavogie
02/09/2017-League (H)
Drew

4-4 Vs Ards Rangers
09/09/2017-League (A)
Lost

0-1 Vs Queens Grads
16/09/2017-League (H)
Lost

0-3 Vs Comber Star
23/09/2017-League (H)
Lost

1-5 Vs Ravenhill
30/09/2017-League (A)
Won

4-1 Vs Bangor Rangers
07/10/2017-League (H)
Lost

4-8 Vs Bangor Swifts
14/10/2017-Billy Allen Shield (A)
Under 17s
7
2
0
1
24
8
16
Won

3-1 Vs East Belfast
02/09/2017-Supplementary Cup (A)
Won

9-0 Vs Taughmonagh
09/09/2017-Supplementary Cup (A)
Lost

1-3 Vs Holywood
16/09/2017-Supplementary Cup (A)
Won

4-0 Vs Castle
22/09/2017-Supplementary Cup (A)
Won

3-2 Vs Abbey Villa
30/09/2017-Supplementary Cup (H)
Won

3-2 Vs Lisbellaw United
07/10/2017-NIBFA Cup (A)
Won

1-0 Vs Lisburn Distillery
14/10/2017-League (A)
Under 16s
6
2
1
3
24
20
4
Lost

8-2 Vs Crumlin Utd
02/09/2017-Supplementary Cup (H)
Won

5-3 Vs Hollywood
09/09/2017-Supplementary Cup (A)
Lost

3-4 Vs Aquinas
16/09/2017-Supplementary Cup (H)
Won

5-3 Vs Carryduff
23/09/2017-Supplementary Cup (A)
Lost

2-7 Vs Rathcoole
07/10/2017-Supplementary Cup (A)
Drew

1-1 Vs Aquinas
21/10/2017-League (A)
Under 15s
6
3
0
3
18
21
-3
Lost

0-2 Vs Saintfield Utd
10/07/2017-League (H)
Won

7-1 Vs Castle
02/09/2017-Supplementary Cup (H)
Won

4-3 Vs Bangor Rangers
09/09/2017-Supplementary Cup (H)
Lost

1-5 Vs Willowbank
19/09/2017-Supplementary Cup (A)
Won

5-2 Vs Carryduff
23/09/2017-Friendly (A)
Lost

1-8 Vs Aquinas
29/09/2017-Supplementary Cup (H)
Under 14s
26
10
2
14
95
93
2
Drew

2-2 Vs Carryduff
03/09/2016-Supplementary Cup (A)
Won

7-0 Vs Ards Academy B
09/09/2016-Supplementary Cup (A)
Won

8-2 Vs Castle
24/09/2016-Supplementary Cup (H)
Won

6-5 Vs Rosario
01/10/2016-League (H)
Won

5-0 Vs Aquinas
15/10/2016-League (H)
Won

7-1 Vs Castle
25/10/2016-League (A)
Lost

1-6 Vs Portaferry
26/10/2016-Supplementary Cup (A)
Lost

1-3 Vs St Marys (c)
29/10/2016-League (H)
Won

9-0 Vs Ards Academy (b)
04/11/2016-League (A)
Lost

2-4 Vs Ballysillan Swifts
19/11/2016-League (H)
Lost

1-4 Vs Portaferry
03/12/2016-League (A)
Lost

2-7 Vs Willowbank
10/12/2016-League (A)
Won

4-2 Vs Carryduff B
17/12/2016-League (A)
Lost

2-7 Vs Ballynahinch
07/01/2017-Supplementary Cup (H)
Lost

2-4 Vs Rosario
14/01/2017-League (A)
Lost

1-4 Vs 18th Newtownabby
21/01/2017-League (H)
Lost

2-6 Vs Willowbank
28/01/2017-League (H)
Lost

4-6 Vs St Mary's
11/02/2017-League (A)
Won

4-1 Vs Ards Academy B
18/02/2017-League (H)
Lost

3-6 Vs Ballysillian
25/02/2017-League (A)
Lost

1-4 Vs Newtownabbey
11/03/2017-League (A)
Won

7-0 Vs Castle (b)
18/03/2017-League (H)
Lost

4-8 Vs Crusaders
24/03/2017-Friendly (A)
Lost

1-7 Vs Poertaferry
01/04/2017-League (H)
Drew

2-2 Vs Carryduff
08/04/2017-League (H)
Won

7-2 Vs Aquinas
15/04/2017-League (A)
Under 13s
17
8
0
9
64
58
6
Won

6-0 Vs Carryduff Colts
05/09/2016-Supplementary Cup (H)
Lost

3-6 Vs Sydenham
17/09/2016-Supplementary Cup (H)
Won

10-0 Vs SOPFC Swifts
01/10/2016-League (H)
Lost

3-8 Vs Sydenham
08/10/2016-League (H)
Won

7-1 Vs Ards Academy
15/10/2016-League (H)
Won

5-1 Vs Carnmoney FDC
22/10/2016-League (H)
Won

6-1 Vs Carryduff
29/10/2016-League (H)
Lost

3-4 Vs Celtic Bhoys
12/11/2016-League (H)
Won

5-0 Vs Carnmoney FDC
16/11/2016-Supplementary Cup (H)
Lost

2-4 Vs Lower Maze
19/11/2016-League (H)
Lost

2-5 Vs Newhill
26/11/2016-League (A)
Won

2-0 Vs Newhill FC
17/12/2016-Supplementary Cup (N)
Lost

1-6 Vs Ards Academy
06/01/2017-League (H)
Lost

0-9 Vs Ards Rangers
14/01/2017-League (H)
Won

4-2 Vs Carnmoney
21/01/2017-League (H)
Lost

4-7 Vs Sydenham
18/02/2017-League (H)
Lost

1-4 Vs Barn Utd
01/04/2017-League (H)
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