Away league match played on 12 September 2015.
Kicked off at 2:00 PM

Following their victory on the first week of the campaign, Allstars stuck with the 4-4-2 formation, with reevesy replacing the absent Vince, Sam coming in alongside Den with Jamie dropping to the wing as Mike was out injured, and O'Connell returning between the sticks following a week of sun, sea, sand and a Turkish massage (no happy ending apparently). For some reason the back line decided that the ideal time to warm up Daz in goal was not before kick off, and instead opted to do this during the first 10/15 minutes of the game. O'Connell reacted well to this suprising decision, making a couple of outstanding saves early on after the Adur forward found himself 1 on 1 with the keeper after being gifted the ball from the Allstars defence at least twice. A stale first half finally came to life around the half hour mark, when someone decided to let their dog run wild on the pitch. There was a delay of around 5-10 minutes whilst many attempts were made to catch the pup, with Churcher coming closest after a heroic 200 yard chase. The game was restarted (was it restarted? should a whistle have been blown to signal this? does the word "GO" warrant a match resuming?...apparently so!!) and Adur broke and took the lead whilst the entire Allstars team were waiting for the captured dog to be removed from the pitch. With the away team concentrating on arguing with the ref over the first goal, Adur increased their lead within minutes. Looking set to go into the break 2-0 down, Allstars managed to pull one back just before half time, after Williams played a ball down the wing between the defence, for Linberry to chase, who crossed it into the mixer and Sam scrambled home his first goal of the season. The second half started better for the away team, with the wind now in their favour, they began to pile on the pressure and create chances. A blocked effort came back off the defence in Linberrys direction outside the box, who fired it into the net. With the score now at 2-2 the fight was on. Churcher took the word 'fight' literally, and after a hussle with their number 10, he upended the winger, sporting the 90's Giggs hairstyle, and found himself in the book. Jamie took pleasure in seeing the number 10 hit the deck, so thought he would have a go himself shortly after Churcher did, and he too received a yellow as a reward. Den sent the visitors into the lead after latching onto a long ball from Marc, smashing it past the keeper who didnt stand a chance. But the lead was short lived when a penalty was awarded to the home team after Danks tried punching the ball clear from his own box, which was placed well inside the right hand post. Williams was not happy at the thought of dropping points against Adur, he received the ball at his feet from Reevesy's throw, he turned toward goal, cutting inside a couple of defenders before wrong footing the keeper and scoring the winner. Another win for MSRS Allstars despite not playing too well, 6 points from a possible 6. The ref was spotted by Bashford on his way home, sat at some traffic lights in his Merc counting his notes. A puppy very similar to the one that interrupted the match, was sat on his back seat chewing on a whistle... coincidence? Lets get drunk...!!!

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