Home league match played on 12 October 2019.
Kicked off at 2:00 PM

Fossoway made it two wins out on the trot following last week's Scottish Cup success over Freuchie to follow it up with a determined and assured performance to brush aside Pittenweem at The Myre.

A number of changes were enforced to the side, most notably the absence of Bertie Gonsales (joining the injury list containing Kevin Crookston and Ciaran Reilly) in the defence with Derek Page dropping into the back four with Kieran Wilson again showing his key versatility moving to right back.

There was an early chance for Jamie Forrester with an effort just over the bar before an ugly clash of heads between Andrew Reade and 'Weem's Darren Wilson saw the latter come of worse and he left the field on 5 minutes. Forrester again had a couple more chances and a long range strike from Damian Gonsales peppered the visitors goal before Foss were also forced into an early change in the 18th minute after Andy Gourlay had been on the receiving end of a robust tackle.

There were few chances in the first period, but what opportunities there were fell to Foss with keeper Mark Robertson having one of his quieter afternoons. Andrew Reade had a good chance on 30 minutes when he twisted and turned in the penalty area before hitting his effort into the side netting.

Scott Sneddon went close in the 39th minute when he latched onto a loose ball from the Pittenweem keeper who was forced to come well out of goal to clear the danger. The Foss man's effort from distance unfortunately not quite finding the target.

The deadlock was finally broken in the 41st minute following a corner awarded after a good effort from Liam Munro was pushed away for a corner. The following corner wasn't cleared, though, and Forrester was on to the loose ball quickest to swivel and fire in from close range for 1-0.

The second half started with Pittenweem having a couple of chances, sandwiched in between a low shot from Andrew Reade saved, with their latter attempt hitting the crossbar and over from close range.

Jamie Forrester seemed to be the main outlet for Fossoway opportunities at goal, one effort cutting inside and firing just over whilst the striker may have been a little guity of being selfish with a similar opportunity moments later with 2 team mates in better positions. But Forrester showed why he was hungry for goal when he was excellently put through on goal by a superb Charlie Marshall ball and the Foss number 7 made no mistake this time as he slotted home.

With a 2-0 lead, Foss made two changes bringing on Daniel Kenny and Greg Stapleton (who by now had remembered to bring his shirt!) on for Andrew Reade and Charlie Marshall, who had put a Man of the Match shift in central midfield alongside Martin Payne.

Wilson went close with a shot saved before Kenny made a near immediate impact when he sharply latched onto a miskick by the unfortunate Pittenweem keeper and ran on to slip home into an open goal on 76 minutes.

At 3-0 the match appeared comfortable now and Kenny and Payne both had efforts to extend the scoring before Payne did achieve that in the 89th minute with a well-taken one-two with Sneddon to fire home from close range for a great move.

A lot of encouraging signs for the team as they begin to show what they can do. A heartening 4-0 victory with a clean sheet will do wonders for morale within the team. A lot of good performances all over the park. The defence did what they needed to do and protected Robertson's goal, in midfield Marshall and Payne bossed play. Forrester looked sharp and hungry for goals, whilst the forwards showed themselves to be useful too.

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