Comrades Update

So football returns to Broadwater.

Come on you Comrades!

Comrades: 1. Eddie Farmer 2. Jamie Gavin 3. Lewis Rodrigoe 4. James Carmichael 5. Simon Carmichael 6. Lee Groves 7. Adam Mead 8. Antony Beamish 9. James Armstrong 10. Tony Burnett 11. Josh Chamberlain

1505 – Adam Mead opens the scoring after Armstrong neatly dummies a Josh Chamberlain cross. 1-0

1508 – The linesman’s flag rules out a close-range finish from Armstrong.

1510 – First chance for Rovers, but the clipped effort clears the bar.

1519 – James Armstrong has been taking up some great positions, but his final touch has just let him down.

1522 – Great feet from Tony Burnett s ends with a great cross, which Chamberlain can only glance at goal.

1523 – Another chance for Jimmy, after getting behind the keeper, but a Rovers defender makes an exceptional block.

1529 – An Armstrong corner right across the six-yard box is well defended. Sandridge are certainly a well drilled side.

1533 – Berko keep knocking on the door, Antony Beamish ploughing towards goal but just failing to connect.

1537 – There it is, via a magnificent finish from Tony Burnett. 2-0

1540 – Jimmy had a goal coming, and it comes after Adam Mead slides the ball through, and he clips home. 3-0

1542 – It’s 4-0 now as Tony Burnett beats two defenders before sliding home. 4-0

1545 – A bizarre cock-up by the officials denies Berko a goal. The ref decides to abandon play, and the ball ends bouncing in off Burnett. Decision? No goal for handball.

Half-time: 4-0

1607 – Great control from Chamberlain almost sees the youngster in on goal.

1610 – Tony Burnett adds his third and fourth goals with two clinical finishes. 6-0

1614 – A change for Berko as Chris Mason replaces Antony Beamish.

1618 – Burnett is in mercurial form, his trickery leaving three Sandridge defenders static, allowing him to get a clever shot in which slipped just wide.

1626 – A tidy effort from Chris Mason beats the post.

1628 – Sandridge see a free-kick take a wicked deflection, but Eddie Farmer gets down to his left hand post superbly to push the ball to safety.

1629 – Steve Boad replaces Adam Mead for the Comrades.

1632 – After some lovely passing football, Jimmy Armstrong rifles home the Comrades seventh. 7-0

1638 – Tony Burnett continues his one-man mission with another accomplished finish. 8-0

1645 – It’s all over here with an 8-0 win under their belt, and Tony Burnett has equalled Lawrence Bunker’s record of five goals in a game.


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