Away cup match played on 06 March 2016.
Kicked off at 11:00 AM

Apologies for the shorter than usual match report, this is due to the fact that I was too busy bailing Booie out on the pitch than taking my usual notes.

Today we faced Woodchurch rovers in the cup, with only 2 recognised subs it was left to yours truly to become the third, but things were much worse for Woodchurch who could only field 9 men.

From the off we attacked at will and the first goal wasn’t long in waiting A sensible Matthew Easterbrook pass released Philly Lennon in acres of space and he placed an inch perfect cross into the danger area and their tall defender could only clear it ….unfortunately for them but not us into his own net. 1-0.

Moments later Philly Lennon struck another great cross this time from the corner which Matthew Easterbrook met with a finely placed header 2-0.

Another Superb delivery from Lennon who was enjoying the Grand Canyon esque space on the pitch was met by Tom Briggs over on the left after a scramble the ball was released to Jimbob who rifled into the net 3-0.

Jimbob then went on a solo run only for it to be stopped by a challenge in the penalty area and the ref pointed to the penalty spot, a bit harsh tbh even more so when the team who concedes it only has 9 men but up stepped Matty Smith to rifle a great finish in the onion bag 4-0.

A latecomer for Woodchurch entered the fray which made it 10 v 11, then the story of the game Sam Yates asked to come off as he said he couldn’t be arsed, so enter Tommy Curran for his first official (I won’t say competitive) game in nearly over 2 years, I’d like to say it didn’t show but obviously there was a bit of ring rust ……… but the art of tackling never leaves you!!!

This is where the notes go very brief as my bitch ……….. Sorry assistant Mikey Daniels can’t do 2 things at once.

Jimbob pulled up shortly before half time injured and on came Liam Rose as his replacement, another great cross by Philly Lennon was met with a diving header from Adam Coulls which flew into the net 5-0.

Half time

Another 4 goals arrived in the second half with none in reply from Woodchurch largely thanks to yours truly, who not only had to concentrate on their attacks but dealing with Matthew Easterbrooks shocking 3 yard passes which left me looking stupid ;).

A Tom Briggs assist saw Smith rifle in his second 6-0.

Matty Smith then got his Hat Trick after nice play from Adam Coulls 7-0.

The obligatory Liam Rose goal came from the penalty spot after Booie once again gave his best Tom Daley impression 8-0.

Then Substitute Shaun Phillips played a great ball into Adam Coulls who fired a great effort into the net after moments earlier missing a chance which would and maybe should have given him his hat trick 9-0.

So that’s how it finished! Certainly not pretty at times and we could have used the ball much better but a job was there to be done today and we done it, onto the next round in another cup we go in what we hope is going to be a very successful debut season for the mighty Dell Fc.

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