Sunday 28th November 2004
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Finch Double Shakes Manics

James Robinson


Simon Blay

Mark Gates

Tony Hemley

James Blackman

Gareth Jones

Elliott Fairs

Aaron Goddard

David Comper

Barry O'Connell

Mark Robertson

Bench: Dennaford, Keys, Patsalides

Bracknell Manics missed some first teamers in this weekends league match, and carrying injuries, Manics knew they'd be in for a tough fight against Finchampstead Reserves.

Both teams started brightly, but after the Manics hit the post, Finch fought back to score the opener early in the game after a good passing move on Finch's part.

After a suspected broken thumb from Saturday's game, Mark Robertson was subbed to give Steve Dennaford another chance to impress out on field in the second half.

Manics equalised early on, David Comper beat Finch's right back before laying a square ball in towards O'Connell to hit home.

But Finch went ahead within 5 minutes, and James Robinson's outburst on Mark Gates was quickly extinguished when captain Elliott Fairs jumped in the middle to tear them apart. After this Manics settled in and played good football. Unfortunately though, luck wouldn't be on Manics side this week, as one goal was disallowed, and two more good chances on goal wouldn't convert.

At full-time, the game ended 2-1 to Finch, with Manics robbed of vital points in their league campaign.

Thanks to the fans who came to watch the game!

The Manics Man of the Match went to Tony Hemley & the Referee's Man of the Match went to Mark Gates.

 Final Result: Finchampstead Reserves 2 Bracknell Manics 1

 Man of the Match
   "Here's to Watford!"
Tony Hemley  

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