Dave Reynolds
Greg & Michael Osborne
Graham Moseley
Karl White
Precision Notts Senior League
NSL Senior Cup
NSL Junior Cup
Tony Mullen
Michael Hartsthorne x 3
Martyn Cheatle
Gedling Southbank FC
James Needham
Malc Storer & Kev Goodman
Neil Laughlin
John Beckett
Russell Booth
Lewis Quayle
James Tewson
Mark Yates(Ravenshead FC)
Woodthorpe Park Rangers FC
Kevin Guise
Jonathan Holt(Radford FC)
Kirkby Athletic FC
Andy Gregory
Chris Munroe(Basford United FC
Kieran Wells (Basford United FC)
St Ives Mariners FC
St Erme FC
Netherfield Albion FC
Calverton MW FC
Stapleford Town FC
PJ - Woodthorpe Park Rangers FC x 2
Oggy & Spiz(Gedling Southbank FC)
Nottingham Community FC
Rod Grubb
Gareth Tye
Wes O Rourke
Malc Storer
Nigel Tasker
Gedling Southbank Reserves
Jim Bethall
Ashland Rovers FC
Andy Clerke(Gedling Southbank FC)
Gavin Rice
Bill Fishwick(Wollaton FC)
Oz(Netherfield Albion FC)
Steve Lee(Bilborough Town FC)
United Grays FC
St Erme FC
Ruan Minor FC
Lee Harrison
Bingham Town FC
Ian Wilkinson
Sherwood Colliery FC
Richard Wanczycki
Herbie and Sue
Ronnie and Shirley

72 Matches
351 goals

Running Total

Sunday, 12 November 2017


Nottinghamshire Senior League
Premier Division
Att: 70

With Hazel flying in from her 10 day stay at her brothers in Tenerife during the early hours of the night, it was a matter of if she wanted to drive me to a match or just drop me local, she felt ok and I had chosen to go to Wollaton FC v Awsworth Villa as my first choice, as both sides are in very good form. 

On arrival I was welcomed by all and got a cuppa and was joined by the 3 officials, Declean Brown a official in the League of Ireland, David Coote a football league official and James Robinson who refs in the Northern Counties West League whilst up at uni in Manchester and we were soon joined by League Referees Secretary Darrell Parkes.

Before kick off, all was silent whilst a minutes silence took place for Remembrance Day.

The game kicked off and Awsworth were on the front foot and it only looked a matter of time before they opened the scoring, but like mot games this isnt always the case, as Wollaton began to gain a few chances down the other end and on 14 minutes JAKE FISHER shot across the visiting keeper to make it 1-0 to the home side.

Wollaton had a couple more chances to increase their lead as the visitors pressed forward and on the stroke of half time, Awsworth got a well deserved equaliser through JOHN WHITEHURST whose shot from just outside the area crept in off the post.

The Second Half began and it looked like the goal before half time had awoken the Villa side as they were on the attack for the first 5 minutes of the half, but on 51 minutes, a long ball out of defence saw Wollaton counter attack and Jake Fisher was bought down for a penalty. JAKE FISHER stepped up and put his side back in front.

Wollaton began playing some of the best football in the game at this stage and Doherty in the Villa net had to be at his best to keep his side in the game. Just after the hour, Wollaton were caught on the counter atack and Awsworth must have thought they had equalised when a shot was cleared off the home teams line, but on 69 minutes the scores were level when JOHN WHITEHURST scored his and his clubs second of the match to make it 2-2.

Both sides stepped up their games in search of a winner and Awsworth were very close on 78 minutes, when a shot found the Wollaton keeper in midair at full stretcher to claw the ball away when goalbound.

On 81 minutes, Wollaton finally sealed the points through LIAM TOWLE whose shot took a deflection and cruelly dipped over the Awsworth keepers head and nestled in to the net.

A superb match played in the right spirit and all 3 match officials were excellent.

Photos from the match can be seen on this LINK

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