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BMW Have no Charms to Soothe Manics Savage Beast
After a dissapointing
turn for the Manics after a spectacular start to the season,
BMFC travelled to St. Crispins this weekend to take on a tough
From the start, the Manics went straight to work with something
to prove from recent performances. It was after the 15th minute
of play that Manics were ahead - had it not have been for an
offside decision by the Assistant Referee. Barry O'Connell couldn't
believe it when Paul Milner's flick on was put under BMW's keeper
only to be ruled offside..
Fuelled with aggression, the Manics pushed on, having countless
chances on goal, as BMW were almost pinned into their own half...
But just before
the break, BMW scored the opening goal. BMW's striker broke free
and charged down at James Robinson in goal, Robinson made a great
save, but then BMW's second striker shot on goal. Tony Hemley
had a chance to save the goal, but the ball bounced aimlessly
over his foot and into the goal leaving poor Tony Hemley in despair.
But in the second half, the Manics knew they could be on top,
and went out for the 3 points. Soon enough it came, and David
Fenton would be the player to level for the Manics.
Aaron Goddard was pulled down in the BMW box, and as Paul Milner
stepped back, remembering last season's penalty miss over the
bar, a confident Fenton went to take. Fenton took the penalty
well, sending the keeper the wrong way, making it 1-1.
The Manics pressure built up, and more chances were had on goal.
Then Paul Milner scored the second goal. A long ball up field
by Simon Blay was cut out by BMW, only as far as Paul Milner
who drilled the ball hard and low into the net making it 2-1.
Then minutes later, Joel Curran assisted Milner for his second
goal, a strong header that beat the keeper for the second time.
Manics felt it a good time to make a change, and David Comper
would come off for Gary Sarney to take on the right wing. Sarney's
control on the right wing opened up the game, more chances followed
for the Manics and BMW were slowly losing grip on the game.
With 8 minutes remaining, the Manics made two more substitutions
- David Fenton would come off to be replaced with James Blackman,
and Barry O'Connell would come off, Simon Blay would push up
field, and Brian Judge would take a place at centre back.
Goddard nearly made it 4-1 when he cannoned a goal in at point
blank, but for the second time in the game Manics were penalised
for an offside decision.
game to watch for the fans this week - And 3 more vital points
for the Manics this week..
The Manics Man of the Match went to Aaron Goddard.
Manics 3 BMW 1
for Bracknell Manics FC