Match Report

  Park Way 1/26/2019 SBYL - Under 17 First  
Comber Rec

2

1

St James

The rec players made the trip to loughmoss carryduff for this home match and early morning kick off against st James, a must win match for the comber lads if they are to have any chance of finishing there league campaign off with some silverware.

Injury had seen the rec make the trip without farmer joe ,Owen John gill and Patrick Mack who was missing due to another commitment other than that it was very much the same squad in there usual 4-5-1 formation .

Conditions for the match where not too bad however the referee did have concerns about one of the goalmouths but after consultation with both team managers he decided that the game would go ahead but he would monitor the conditions as we went along .

Upon arrival the rec’s 03 ‘s b team who where also playing at loughmoss where short on players and Ben chambers willing with drew from the squad to help them out many thanks to Ben for his help .

Due to a clash in kit colour the rec boys as the home team had to change there kit and played in the red away kit of the seniors thanks again to the seniors for there help .

The u17’s took to the pitch with some of there players carrying injures with doubts on the beast from the east Alex Hamilton who was carrying a hamstring injury hopefully the big centre half would make it through the match .

The referee got the game under way with rec defending the goal which the ref had concerns about .

Play flowed from end to end with the rec players playing some nice football everything st James through at them the Recs defence was more than comfortable with young Benjamin Hamilton having another impressive match at left back ,Callum the ‘ doc’ McKay playing as a right back instead of his more familiar role was also having a steady game and together with the beast from the east Alex Hamilton and Brandon ‘ the dancer ‘ cromie the back four had a determination to give nothing away .

Tom ‘ David De Gea lappin ‘ was producing some great saves for the rec and confidence was spreading through the team ,forwards Cameron ‘the kebab king ‘ Haslam along with ‘ tattooed jack ‘ sadayu where proving a real handful for the st James back four .

Sadayu kept getting through the defence but choice of final ball was letting him down no 11 Cameron was becoming more and more frustrated as he found himself free on occasions but was not getting the ball .

22mins in and the kebab king Cameron goes down with a foot injury and following some treatment carry’s on playing ,the rec’s midfield with ‘cool hand’ Luke Johnston controlling the centre of the pitch along with the midfield power house captain Matty ‘sore toes ‘ Gibson keeping the game going at a high tempo surely it was only a matter of time before the rec boys open the scoring ,26 mins in and right on cue a lovely ball played through from midfield maestro Luke Johnston finds the ever running Cameron Haslam who fires the ball pasted the st James keeper Goalllll. 1-0 to the rec .

The st James players where becoming more and more frustrated which was leading to them talking themselves into trouble with the ref . The referee wasn’t taking any nonsense and issued 3 cards for descent and warned the management team on the sidelines . Play continued and totally against the run of play 6 mins before the break st James are awarded a free kick on the edge of the recs box keeper lappin lined up is wall and up stepped st James no 8 who put the ball wide of big toms left hand and into the bottom of the net big Tom very unlucky not to get a hand to it .

With a rallying call from ‘ Paul scholes’ look alike Jonny Jackson the rec lads pressed for another goal a sweeping move following an interception at a st James corner sees captain Matty Gibson power his way up field plays the ball to Adam ‘bestie’ Martin who fires in a cross to captain Gibson who is very unlucky not to finish a great move with a goal which would have been thoroughly deserved. The referee blows up to bring a great 1st half to an end .

Halftime score . Comber rec. 1. V. St James 1

The ref gets the 2nd half under way with the rec having made no changes right from the kick off the st James players are pressing and putting the rec under some pressure ,although they are again having difficulty breaking through the rec’s back 4 .

With the st James players continually challenging the referees decisions yet another booking this time it’s the no 9 booked for dissent and this is followed by a booking for the st James coach .

The rec players continue to press for a goal and a through ball from Cameron the kebab king Haslam finds sadayu who skips past the st James centre half to fire home and put the rec into the lead goallllll 2-1 to the rec , a deserved lead through great support play and better communication that has been missing the last few matches ,you could see how much the rec players wanted this result .

12 minutes to go st James get a free kick about 20 yards out from goal the no 8 steps up hits one and up rises big Tom lappin like a phionex rising from the ashes to tip the ball over the bar a great save from the big keeper .

Corner to st James over it comes and when needed the big no 1 jumps and clutches the ball a great job done by the big keeper .

St James are becoming more and more frustrated as they have no answer to the comber players fight and determination to come of the pitch with nothing more than a win ,7 minutes to go captain Matty Gibson picks up a yellow card for time wasting very harsh to say the least ,free kick to the rec with 4 mins to go can the free kick specialist the beast from the east that is Alex Hamilton finish the game off the big defender fires one in and the keeper pulls of a great save .

Play continues with the ref playing 5 mins additional time due to stoppages the rec boys defend in no’s and at last the ref blows up to make it a final score of 2-1 to the comber lads .

MAN OT THE MATCH .THE WHOLE SQUAD COULD EASILY HAVE BEEN MAN OF THE MATCH ,WITH SOME EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCES FROM ALEX HAMILTON ,BENJI HAMILTON ,MATTY GIBSON ETC BUT ON THIS OCCASION IT HAS TO BE THE GOALKEEPER TOM LAPPIN A GREAT PERFORMANCE FROM THE BIG NO 1.

Team: Tom lappin, Callum McKay, Alex Hamilton, Brandon Cromie, Benjamin Hamilton, Adam Martin, Matty Gibson, Luke Johnston( capt ), Jonny Jackson, Cameron Haslam, Sadayu ( jack )

Subs: Marty Drysdale, Rahoule

NEXT MATCH . At the time of writing this report we now know that our final league game will be the decider to see who finishes as league winners and it will be:-
COMBER REC U17 V SAINTFIELD UTD
DATE ,VENUE AND KICK OFF TIME TO BE CONFIRMED
ALL SUPPORT WILL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED TO HELP THE BOYS ACHIEVE THERE DREAM OF BECOMING SOUTH BELFAST YOUTH FOOTBALL DIVISION TWO CHAMPIONS.
“COME ON THE REC“

Man of the Match Tom Lappin

Goal Scorers: Cameron Haslam (1), Sadayu Phongdamban (1)


   
2018-19 Season at a Glance
Team
P
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Match Details
Firsts
36
21
10
5
86
60
26
Won

5-1 Vs St Pats
8/4/2018-League (H)
Lost

0-5 Vs Killyleagh YC
8/8/2018-League (A)
Drew

3-3 Vs Malachians
8/11/2018-League (H)
Won

3-0 Vs Rosario YC
8/14/2018-League (H)
Won

1-0 Vs Immaculata
8/18/2018-Irish Cup (H)
Won

1-0 Vs Linfield Swifts
8/25/2018-Steel and Sons Cup (A)
Won

2-0 Vs Bangor Swifts
9/1/2018-Border Cup (H)
Lost

1-2 Vs Ards Rangers
9/15/2018-Steel and Sons Cup (A)
Won

4-3 Vs Lisburn Rangers
9/22/2018-Border Cup (A)
Won

4-1 Vs Lisburn Rangers
9/29/2018-Irish Cup (H)
Lost

1-2 Vs Immaculata
10/13/2018-Border Cup (A)
Lost

2-3 Vs Crusaders Res
10/20/2018-Intermediate Cup (H)
Lost

0-4 Vs Killyleagh YC
10/27/2018-League (H)
Won

2-1 Vs Drumaness
11/3/2018-Irish Cup (A)
Drew

2-2 Vs St Pats YM
11/10/2018-League (A)
Won

2-1 Vs Kilmore Rec
11/17/2018-League (H)
Won

2-1 Vs Newcastle
11/24/2018-League (H)
Lost

3-4 Vs Lisburn Distillery
12/1/2018-Irish Cup (A)
Won

4-2 Vs Malachians
12/8/2018-League (A)
Won

6-1 Vs Lisburn Rangers
12/22/2018-League (H)
Won

4-0 Vs Downshire
12/29/2018-Clarence Cup (A)
Drew

2-2 Vs Sirocco Works
1/5/2019-League (H)
Won

3-1 Vs Derriaghy
1/12/2019-Clarence Cup (A)
Won

3-1 Vs Kilmore Rec
1/19/2019-League (A)
Won

4-1 Vs Lisburn Rangers
1/26/2019-League (A)
Lost

0-2 Vs Dunmurry Rec
2/9/2019-League (H)
Won

3-1 Vs Nortel
2/16/2019-Clarence Cup (A)
Won

3-2 Vs Orangefield
2/23/2019-League (A)
Won

6-1 Vs St Pats
3/2/2019-Clarence Cup (A)
Won

2-0 Vs Newcastle
3/9/2019-League (A)
Lost

1-4 Vs Ballynahinch Olympic
3/16/2019-Clarence Cup (H)
Won

4-1 Vs Dunmurry Rec
3/23/2019-League (A)
Lost

0-2 Vs Rosario
3/30/2019-League (A)
Drew

1-1 Vs Abbey Villa
4/6/2019-League (H)
Lost

1-4 Vs Sirocco
4/13/2019-League (A)
Drew

1-1 Vs Larne Tech
4/16/2019-League (H)
Seconds
26
13
7
6
90
40
50
Won

5-0 Vs Ards Rangers
9/15/2018-League (H)
Lost

2-3 Vs H&W Under 20s
9/22/2018-Junior Cup (H)
Lost

1-3 Vs Carryduff Colts
9/29/2018-Junior Shield (A)
Won

4-1 Vs Sirocco Works
10/6/2018-League (H)
Won

7-0 Vs St Lukes
10/13/2018-League (H)
Won

9-0 Vs Lisburn Rangers
10/27/2018-League (A)
Drew

2-2 Vs Woodvale
11/3/2018-League (A)
Drew

1-1 Vs Immaculata
11/10/2018-League (H)
Won

12-2 Vs Malachians
11/17/2018-League (A)
Won

7-0 Vs St Pats
11/24/2018-League (A)
Won

4-3 Vs Rosemount
12/1/2018-Walter Moore (H)
Won

8-1 Vs Rosario
12/8/2018-League (A)
Drew

0-0 Vs St Oliver Plunkett
12/29/2018-League (H)
Won

1-0 Vs Crumlin Utd
1/5/2019-League (A)
Drew

2-2 Vs Albert Foundry
1/12/2019-League (H)
Drew

0-0 Vs Lisburn Rangers
1/19/2019-League (H)
Won

7-2 Vs St Lukes
1/26/2019-Walter Moore (H)
Won

5-1 Vs St Lukes
2/2/2019-League (A)
Lost

0-1 Vs St Oliver Plunket
2/10/2019-League (A)
Lost

0-2 Vs Crumlin Star
2/16/2019-League (H)
Won

5-1 Vs Woodvale FC
2/23/2019-Walter Moore (H)
Drew

3-3 Vs Crumlin Utd
3/2/2019-League (H)
Lost

1-6 Vs Crumlin Star
3/23/2019-League (A)
Lost

0-3 Vs East Belfast
3/30/2019-Walter Moore (H)
Drew

1-1 Vs Ards Rangers
4/9/2019-League (H)
Won

3-2 Vs Woodvale
4/13/2019-League (H)
Thirds
28
16
6
6
98
72
26
Won

5-4 Vs 43rd Dundonald
9/1/2018-League (H)
Lost

0-9 Vs Corrymeela
9/15/2018-League (A)
Lost

1-3 Vs Portavogie
9/22/2018-League (H)
Drew

2-2 Vs Ravenhill
9/29/2018-League (A)
Won

2-1 Vs North Down
10/6/2018-Billy Allen Shield (A)
Lost

1-2 Vs Comber Star
10/13/2018-League (H)
Won

4-1 Vs Castlereagh
10/20/2018-League (H)
Won

4-3 Vs Bangor Y M
10/27/2018-League (H)
Won

6-4 Vs Belvoir
11/17/2018-League (H)
Drew

2-2 Vs Abbey Villa
11/24/2018-League (A)
Won

7-4 Vs Bryansburn
12/1/2018-League (A)
Drew

2-2 Vs Corrymeela
12/8/2018-League (H)
Drew

3-3 Vs Belvoir
12/22/2018-League (A)
Lost

1-3 Vs Bangor Swifts
12/29/2018-League (A)
Lost

2-5 Vs Ards Rangers
1/5/2019-League (H)
Lost

2-3 Vs Bangor Swifts
1/12/2019-Tommy Murphy Shield (A)
Drew

4-4 Vs Bangor Y M
1/19/2019-League (A)
Won

4-0 Vs 43rd OB
1/26/2019-League (H)
Won

9-3 Vs Bangor Swifts
2/2/2019-League (A)
Won

7-1 Vs Ravenhill
2/9/2019-League (A)
Won

5-3 Vs Castlereagh
2/16/2019-League (H)
Won

3-2 Vs Portavogie Rangers
2/23/2019-League (A)
Won

4-1 Vs Abbey Villa
3/2/2019-League (H)
Won

4-1 Vs Bangor Swifts
3/23/2019-League (H)
Drew

3-3 Vs Comber Star
3/30/2019-League (A)
Won

5-0 Vs 43rd OB
4/6/2019-Frank Moore (H)
Won

3-1 Vs North Down
4/10/2019-Frank Moore (H)
Won

3-2 Vs Colin Valley
4/17/2019-Frank Moore (H)
Under 17s
23
1
0
9
64
45
19
Won

3-2 Vs St Oliver Plunkett
9/8/2018-Supplementary Cup (A)
Lost

2-4 Vs St James Swifts
9/15/2018-Supplementary Cup (H)
Lost

2-3 Vs 22nd old boys
9/21/2018-Supplementary Cup (A)
Won

6-0 Vs 22nd Old Boys
10/6/2018-League (A)
Won

5-2 Vs Clarawood
10/13/2018-League (H)
Lost

2-4 Vs Oliver Plunkett
10/20/2018-League (H)
Won

3-2 Vs Suffolk YM
10/27/2018-League (H)
Won

2-0 Vs Appex
11/3/2018-League (H)
Won

7-1 Vs Rathcoole
11/10/2018-League (H)
Won

5-2 Vs Crewe Utd
11/24/2018-League (H)
Lost

2-5 Vs Aqunias
12/8/2018-League (H)
Lost

3-4 Vs Downpatrick
1/5/2019-League (H)
Won

4-1 Vs Holywood
1/11/2019-League (A)
Won

2-1 Vs St James
1/26/2019-League (H)
Lost

0-2 Vs Saintfield Utd
1/30/2019-League (H)
Won

4-0 Vs 22nd old boys
2/9/2019-League (A)
Won

1-0 Vs Apex blues
2/16/2019-League (A)
Won

1-0 Vs Saintfield Utd
2/23/2019-League Cup (A)
Lost

1-3 Vs St Marys
3/2/2019-League (A)
Lost

2-3 Vs Downpatrick
3/15/2019-Plate (H)
Won

3-2 Vs Saintfield Utd
3/23/2019-Plate (A)
Lost

0-2 Vs Aqunias
3/30/2019-Plate (H)
Won

4-2 Vs St James
4/5/2019-League (H)
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