Match Report

  Park Way 3/30/2019 Plate  
Comber Rec

0

2

Aqunias

The rec players made the short trip to billy neill playing fields in dundonald for this early morning fixture in a must win fixture against Aqunias if the comber players where to be in with any chance of finishing the season with a trophy .

Weather conditions for the match where ok with a cool win blowing on a grey Saturday morning.

Missing through injury was Owen John gill ,but that apart from a few coughs all where declared fit and good to go . The ref gets the game underway with the comber team playing there usual 4 -5-1 formation and straight from the start both teams showed there determination to win with attacks from both sides in the early stages.

10 mins in and disaster strikes the beast from the east Alex Hamilton looses the ball as he attempts to bring the ball out of defence the Aqunias midfielder plays the ball through for the no 10 (Peter crouch look alike ) who puts the ball past keeper lappin and into the back of the net to make it 1 - 0 to Aqunias again poor communication plays a big part in the goal the rec boys concede .

Play continues with the rec players seemingly stuck in 1st gear and noticeable by the lack of communication between them ,once again the same old problem occurring .

15 mins gone and itís another goal for Aqunias the comber play is broken up in midfield the ball is played through to the Aqunias no 10 who somehow rolls the ball into the net another poor goal to concede and again the comber players need to stop giving teams a 1 or 2 goal start before starting to play .

Free kick to the rec cool hand Luke Johnston places the ball and steps up to curl one in which clips off the crossbar the recs 1st real chance at goal .

Full back Benjamin Hamilton breaks out of defence with the ball the Aqunias midfielder goes in for the ball with studs up but the referee fails to see it and the young fullback goes down clutching his knee following the tackle a poor challenge by all accounts .

Play continues with the rec pressing to try and get back into the match capt Matty Gibson fires one in but he fails to hit the target ,another chance this time sadayu fires one in again missing the target ,was it going to one of those days only time will tell .

10 mins to the break and more disappointment for the home team full back Benjamin Hamilton signals that he needs to come off following the tackle that injured him with blood coming from the knee injury thatís the last thing the rec coaching team needed.

On in his place comes the kebab king Cameron Haslam who missed last weeks game and he takes his place in the rec back 4 as we approach halftime the coaches Johnston and Hamilton have their work cut out to try and turn this one around .

The referee blows up to bring the half to an end with the halftime score reading COMBER REC. 0. AQUNIAS. 2 .

The game continues and right away thereís a determination about the rec players to get back into the game ,quicker to the tackle they start to pick up the 2nd balls better communication and playing football ,attack after attack skipper Gibson has another pop at goal again with out hitting the target he must have left his shooting boots in the house , now itís sadayu turn again not on target ,the rec players now camped in the Aqunias half but unable to put one pass the Aqunias keeper .

Sub Cameron Haslam signals to the bench that he is feeling unwell another enforced change this time with young benji Hamilton coming back onto the pitch into a forward position.

A change of formation from manager Phil Johnston who elects to go with three at the back with an extra attacker up front ,time to up the pressure on the Aqunias defence , Chance the Ďdocí Callum McKay attacks into the penalty area gets his shot away but the keeper easily saves. Times running out for the rec last throw off the dice stuff onto the pitch comes rahoul in place of Adam bestie Martin another attacker but try as the lads do they are unable to get the goal that matters .

Itís MARTY TIME onto the pitch comes super sub big Marty drysdale can he be the man to turn this around ,sadly as we approach the final minutes it looks like itís not the recs day ,the ref blows up to bring the game to an end with a final score off.

Summing up apart from the 2 goals conceded big keeper Tom lappin had very little to do on another day we could have had 3 or 4 goals if only we had are shooting boots with us ,and as per usual if we stop giving teams a head start before we begin to play then more wins will surely come our away .

With better communication then this loss could so easily have been a win .

HAVING RETURNED FROM SICKNESS THE MIDFIELD MAESTRO HELPS SO MUCH TO PUT A GREATER BALANCE IN MIDFIELD ,WITH SOME GREAT BALLS PLAYED INTO THE BOX FOR OUR FORWARDS AND SO UNLUCKY WITH HIS SHOT THAT HIT THE CROSSBAR A NICE PERFORMANCE FROM THE RETURNING MIDFIELD PLAYER.

Team:Tom lappin, Benjamin Hamilton, Brandon cromie, Alex Hamilton, REUBEN LENNON, Callum McKay, Matty Gibson(capt), Luke Johnston, Jonny Jackson, Adam Martin, Sadayu jack.
Subs: marty drysdale, Rahoul ghondu,Cameron Haslam

Man of the Match Luke Johnston




   
2018-19 Season at a Glance
Team
P
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Match Details
Firsts
39
21
12
6
88
65
23
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)
Drew

0-0 Vs Abbey Villa
4/20/2019-League (A)
Lost

1-2 Vs Orangefield
4/30/2019-League (H)
Lost

1-3 Vs Larne Tech
5/4/2019-League (A)
Seconds
30
16
7
7
100
46
54
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)
Won

3-0 Vs Albert Foundry
4/18/2019-League (A)
Won

3-1 Vs Malachians
4/20/2019-League (A)
Won

2-0 Vs Sirocco Works
4/27/2019-League (H)
Lost

2-5 Vs Immaculata
5/2/2019-League (A)
Thirds
29
16
6
7
98
73
25
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)
Lost

0-1 Vs Clarwood
5/1/2019-Frank Moore (N)
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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