Match Report

  Park Way 3/15/2019 Plate  
Comber Rec

2

3

Downpatrick

The comber team made there way to Londonderry park for this Friday nite game under the lights against a strong Downpatrick team in the S B Y F L ,PLATE .

The players where full of confidence going into this game, the only noticeable absentees being sadayu ( jack) out with a foot injury picked up in the last game and Reuben Lennon through sickness ,with the kebab king Cameron Haslam playing up front the rec team took to the pitch with a 4-5-1 formation.

Conditions for the match where not bad considering the amount of rain that had fell earlier in the day . The referee gets the game underway with both teams getting the ball down and trying to play football ,8 mins in and disaster strikes for the big comber keeper Tom lappin who gets his starting position all wrong and the downpatrick player loops the ball over the keeper and into the net a poor goal to concede from the keepers point of view.

Free kick to the rec can the boys strike back quickly ,up steps the beast from the east Alex Hamilton who fires in the free kick that the downpatrick keeper makes a save to prevent an equaliser unfortunately no one following up and the keeper smothers the ball at the 2nd attempt. 15 mins corner to downpatrick the ball is cleared however in his clearance big Alex Hamilton lands on forward Cameron Haslamís foot the speedy forward goes down and it doesnít look good following some treatment the kebab king is able to carry on although he doesnít look happy .

23 minutes gone and itís 2-0 to Downpatrick a goal keeping mistake this time the big keeper Tom lappin races from his goal to try and cut out the ball from the Patrick attacker however he doesnít make it and the speedy attackers lobs the big keeper to make it 2-0 a real set back for the rec who where pressing to try and get back into the game .

The rec management team have a real problem on there hands how do they turn this one around , play continues with the rec pushing to try and get back into the game midfield powerhouse Jonny the hitman Jackson continues to try and stop the downpatrick midfield pushing forward and together with cool hand Luke Johnston and captain Matty Gibson they are trying to tighten up the gaps in the midfield . Against the run of play itís a goal to to Downpatrick another mistake that the keeper lappin canít keep out 36 mins gone and the rec lads find themselves 3-0 down .

Time for a change coming onto the pitch itís Brandon the dancer cromie too replace pat Mack who had struggled at the back ,with farmer joe Owen John gill moving to full back and Brandon cromie taking his place in the middle of the defence . Play continues with the rec struggling to get the break through they need, as we approach halftime it was hard to see how the rec players where going to turn this one round .

HALF TIME SCORE : comber rec. 0. V. Downpatrick 3

The rec take to the pitch for the 2 nd half and the ref gets the half underway 5 mins in and itís the break through the players where hoping for , the doc Callum McKay breaks down the right hand side and the speedy forward puts a cross over that the kebab king Cameron Haslam calmly finishes to make it 3-1 a great team goal .

49 minutes in the downpatrick winger breaks through with the ball only to meet the beast from the east Alex Hamilton who forces him off the pitch with the winger colliding with the perimeter fence which results in the forward having to leave the pitch injured .

65 mins in and itís a goal to the rec lovely football out of defence from the rec ,Hamilton plays the ball through to capt Gibson who feeds Adam bestie Martin wide right who plays it to the hitman Jonny Jackson who finishes well another great goal ,the rec boys have certainly got there tails up now .

Further chances from Jackson,Hamilton,McKay and Haslam fail to find the back of the net surely itís only a matter of time ,the rec players playing some nice football and in complete control of the game Downpatrick look as if they have nothing more in the tank.

The rec have the Downpatrick team on the ropes if only they could take there chances capt Gibson goes close with a shot ,midfield maestro luke Johnston fires one in surely one of these attempts will find the back of the net .

70 mins in farmer joe ,Owen John gill finds himself in the refs bad books following a clumsy tackle he receives his now customary yellow card ,chance for downpatrick from the free kick .

The Downpatrick midfielder fires over a cross that keeper lappin rises to pick the ball out of the air . Another change with Owen John gill leaving the pitch injured, badly bruised knees bleeding from contact with the artificial playing surface this could be a big lost for the rec especially as they are very much on top of the game . Pat Mack replaces gill at full back a very steady performance from the new full back who helps keep the pressure on the Downpatrick players by getting the ball forward at every opportunity.

Time is running out the rec continue to keep the pressure on the Downpatrick back four ,last throw of the dice for the rec big Alex Hamilton moves up front to try and get the equaliser two long throw ins by captain Gibson are cleared by the Downpatrick defence and it looks like itís not going to be the recs nite.

The ref blows up to bring the game to an end very unlucky for the rec players another game that the rec should have won so many chances but no natural finisher to put them away .

The over all performance from the rec players and especially there determination to get back into the game in the 2nd half was first class hopefully they take this attitude into there final few games .

Well played and very unlucky .

MAN OF THE MATCH . JONNY Ď the enforcer Ď Jackson All round performance and work rate 1st class topped off by a great team goal .

Team:tom lappin. Pat Mack. Owen John gill. Alex Hamilton. Benjamin Hamilton. Callum McKay. Matty Gibson capt. Luke Johnston. Jonny Jackson. Adam Martin. Cameron Haslam

Subs: Marty drysdale. Brandon cromie. Rahoule.

Man of the Match Jonny Jackson

Goal Scorers: Cameron Haslam (1), Jonny Jackson (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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