Match Report - 03 Oct 2010, Maclay Football Club White beat Chorleywood
Another good team performance from Maclay White.
Starting from the back Josh Roberts had an excellent game, not really putting a foot wrong. The defence was solid with Joey, Jack, David and Stan putting in a no nonsense performance.
Midfield with Matthew and Karl dominating the play, gave little room to the opposition. Ben, Jack and Joe worked tirelessly up and down the wings. Up front our combination of three strikers Josh, Dominic and Alex have certainly settled down, their pace and Alex’s ability to hold the ball up should reap rich rewards.
With an early morning phone call we knew the match was on. A bright start saw Josh Wilton score having put the keeper under pressure, this was followed by a similar goal from Ben. Maclay had all the play for the first 25 minutes and with David and Stan at centre back we were rarely under pressure. The stand in keeper informed me he was bored. He was soon chipped with a delightful lob from Chorleywood.
We have had many battles with Chorleywood and they have always been close run. Half-time saw a score of 2-1. Chorleywood started the second half a little brighter, Maclay had lost its crisp passing from the first half.
Maclay battled on and Dominic calmly put the ball past the keeper after he had beaten a couple of players. We needed to finish the game off. With a neat side foot into the bottom corner of the net from the edge of the box, man of the match David Bryan opened his Maclay account. He also drained his parents account of a few pounds I understand. A win bonus may be the way to go. I have e-mailed Roman Abramovich and Sheik Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan to see if they will support my win bonus scheme however there has been no reply, I await in anticipation.
A good all round performance that should give confidence for a tough season ahead.
Chorleywood 1 - 4 Maclay Football Club White ()