A Crazy Couple Of Games..

 

Alright guys,

Welcome back to my blog as we look to improve our league standing with Tranmere. We are slowly playing better and picking up more and more points which is what we need. We have a mixed bag of games in this update with games in the league, FA Cup and the Checkatrade Trophy (which no one cares about anyway!).

 

Crawley – Away – League – 8th V 18th

A good start from us which Ennis proved when he gave us the lead after Maxwell intercepts the ball and lays it off to Ennis who smashes it across the keeper and in to the inside of the goal. Crawley level after a through ball of their own cuts open our defence and they slot it home. We finished the game with 10 men as McLaughlin gets himself sent off with a stupid two footed tackle.

Southend – Away – FA Cup 1st Round

A quiet first half which turned in to an action packed second half with Southend breaking the deadlock from a corner which we couldn’t clear. Clarke-Harris gets our equalizer when he gets on the end of a great cross from Evans. We go in front thanks to a Comley curler from the edge of the box. Stewart makes it 3 a couple of minutes later after a defensive error and he’s free to tap it home. Southend pull one back late on but it wasn’t enough as we progress through.

Cup Draw

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Port Vale – Home – Checkatrade Trophy – 1st V 4th

We take the lead early in the second half after a scrappy opening half. Dowling converts the penalty cooly into the bottom corner. Walsh gets our second when he stabs home into an empty net after a Shephard shot hit the post. Enobakhare makes it 3 when he heads home at the back post thanks to a whipped cross from Evans.

Cup Draw

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Doncaster – Home – League – 18th V 3rd

Ennis gets us off to a  great start inside 10 minutes when he gets on the end of a through ball from Evans and puts it past the keeper at his near post. Enobakhare gets our second after a Clarke-Harris plays a ball over the top and volleys it into the back of the net from just inside the box.

AFC Wimbledon – Home – League – 15th V 24th

We take the lead after their defence heads in a Shephard cross into his own goal. Wimbledon pull level after a ball over the top and their striker outruns our defence and slots it past our keeper. Clarke-Harris puts us back in front after Ennis robs the ball and passes to him on the edge of the box and curls it past the keeper. Enobakhare gets our third when Clarke-Harris squares it to him and drills it into the top corner. Clarke-Harris gets his second and our fourth when he gets on the end of an Enobakhare through ball and pokes it past the keeper. Ennis makes it five before half time with Enobakhare again the provider as he sets up Ennis who nods it home. Wimbledon pull one back scoring into an empty net after a mix up from our defender and keeper. Enobakhare gets our sixth tapping it home from 6 yards.

Peterborough – Away – League – 2nd V 12th

Peterborough take the lead inside 20 minutes when we couldn’t deal with a cross and they head it home. Maxwell gets us level with Evans playing a lovely through ball to him which he cooly slots it past the keeper. Enobakhare puts us in front with a beautiful volley from outside of the box. Ennis gets our third after a lovely solo run from inside his own area taking on 4 or 5 defenders and then rounding the keeper to tap it home. Peterborough get their second with a volley of their own from inside of the box giving the keeper no chance. Ball gets our fourth with a cool finish in the box curling it past the keeper. Peterborough get a third when Coulthirst curls it in to the bottom corner. They then get an equalizer in the final few seconds after our defence fell asleep and Coulthirst gets his fourth of the game with a nice finish past our keeper.

Results:

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Fixtures:

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Table:

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We are finally looking like a team that belongs in this league. We are moving up the league quite nicely and are slowly putting some pressure on the top 7. We have looked much better since we went back to our 4312 which was so successful last season. What a crazy couple of games Wimbledon and Peterborough were! We really should of beat Peterborough if we didn’t lose concentration in the final few minutes. Also a dominant performance against a strong Doncaster side limiting them to one chance all game. We are coming up to January and I have a couple of targets in mind and also an idea of who may be leaving if a deal with a club can be done. We have some ‘easier’ games coming up which we should win but we won’t take anything for granted and we will take every game as it comes.

Thanks for reading.

Picking Up Form?

 

Alright guys,

We are continuing to fight against being dragged in to a relegation scrap so early in the season as we struggle with life in League 2. We have played well in most of our games we just don’t have the results to show for it.

 

Hartlepool – Home – League – 20th V 14th

A quiet game on the whole with the only action resulting in a goal for us came just after half time. Nice build up play to Stewart on the edge of the box and he curls it in to the corner of the goal. A good performance and happy to see the game out.

Cambridge – Away – League – 10th V 18th

Ennis gets the one and only goal of the game in what was a fairly even game. Another game Stewart is involved in the action with him robbing the ball off one of their defenders and pulling it back to Ennis along the 6 yard line who taps it home.

Liverpool U’23’s – Home – Checkatrade Trophy

A great result against a strong Liverpool U23 side.  Harrop gets our first goal when he gets on the end of a whipped cross from Ennis and heads it in to the corner giving the keeper no chance. Noble-Lazarus gets the second of the game and wraps up the win after Clark plays him through and he slots it past the keeper at his near post.

Port Vale – Home – League – 14th V 13th

A game of two halves with the first half being boringly quiet and the second half having goals and a red card.  We get the opening goal 10 minutes in to the second half when Stewart plays the ball across the box to Ennis who was open to tap it home. We go down to 10 men a few minutes later when Shepherd gets a second yellow minutes after his first for a sloppy challenge. Bowditch gets a late equalizer for Port Vale after they split our defence and score from a rebound in to an open net.

Grimsby – Away – League – 22nd V 15th

A poor performance saw us lose to a struggling Grimsby. We get the opening goal of the game in injury time in the first half after a knock down from a corner falls to McLaughlin who smashes it past the keeper. The legend Emile Heskey equalizes minutes in to the second from a cross and our defence couldn’t deal with him. Grimsby get the winner with 5 minutes to go again from a cross we couldn’t deal with.

Cup Draw

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A tough first round draw puts us up against League 1 Southend. Would of liked an easier game but we fight whoever we come up against. On our day we can beat them so let’s hope we turn up.

Oldham – Home – League – 16th V 19th

A boring game and a poor result against a team we really should of beaten. We controlled the game from start to finish but just couldn’t get the ball in to the back of the net. We did have a couple of good chances from Dowling and Ennis but they went straight at the keeper.

Results:

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Fixtures:

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Table:

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A mixed bag of results of late. We look a much harder team to beat in this formation but on the hand we struggle to create as many chances. We are still close to the relegation zone but we are a bit more comfortable. I know it’s early in the season and the media predicted us to be safe but at the moment we look like we our going to be in a fight to stay up although I feel we can do that with this team. We did sign a number of players in the summer and they are still settling in.

Thanks for reading.

Tough Times

 

Alright guys,

We continue our journey to the top as we begin stage 2 of our plan. Survive this season and build on it in the summer and try and move on to stage 3 in the next couple of seasons. We have started pretty slowly and we need to start picking up points if we want to stay in this league. This season is going to be a long hard fight and every game is going to be tough and we have to step up and perform week in week out.

 

Signings

Luke Maxwell:

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Cameron Burgess:

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Josh Harrop:

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We have brought in 3 more players 2 of which came in on deadline day. I am now more happy with better quality of players to fight for the starting 11. The only position I am still unsure on and was unable to further improve on was the keeper. Davies is our number 1 but has looked so poor so far this season so I may have to drop him for a few games.

Mansfield – Away – League – 7th V 12th

Mansfield open the scoring after we couldn’t deal with a cross and their striker had time to control it in the box and slot it past our keeper. Mansfield double their lead from a counter after we had been pilling on the pressure but Mansfield ended any hope of us getting anything from the game.

Bury – Away – Checkatrade Trophy – 1st V 4th

We get the opening goal just before the half hour mark after a short corner to Comley who smashes it past the keeper. We concede a corner just before half time which Danns converts straight down the middle. We go in at half time in front when Clarke-Harris crosses to Ball who heads home. Bury equalize shortly before the 60th minute from a shot on the edge of the box that flew in to the top corner. Walsh gets the winner after a one two with Enobakhare and he curls it home.

 

Newport – Home – League – 17th V 22nd

A quiet game on the while with the only real action being a red card and a last minute winner for Newport which they really didn’t deserve. Evans got sent off in the second half for a second yellow for a sloppy tackle which he didn’t need to make. Newport got the winner late in injury time when they burst past our defence who couldn’t keep up and they tucked it past the keeper to snatch the 3 points.

Blackpool – Away – League – 13th V 18th

Blackpool get the opening goal shortly before half time when we didn’t deal with a cross which Redshaw took advantage of and slotted home. Essam gets our equalizer getting on the end of a cross and heading home. Enobakhare puts us in front after the goalkeeper flapped at a chance from Stewart and Enobakhare taps it in to an empty net. Blackpool pull level not long before the final whistle with a 30 yard screamer. We also went down to 10 men again when McLaughlin gets a second yellow for a bad tackle.

Yeovil – Home – League – 18th V 4th

Stewart breaks the deadlock after he gets on the end of a Maxwell through ball and he cuts in and curls it in to the bottom corner. Yeovil equalize when Maxwell passed the ball to no one which a Yeovil player picked up took a touch a smashes it past the keeper at his near post.

Stevenage – Away – League – 1st V 18th

Stevenage score the opening goal after Davies was in no mans land and they ran past him and tapped it in to an empty goal. Stewart pulls us level when Maxwell plays him through and he hits it under the keeper. Stevenage get the winning goal after Dowling loses control in his own box which they capitalize on and tuck it in to the goal.

Results:

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Fixtures:

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Table:

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After 9 games we lie 18th and 3 points clear of the relegation zone. We have looked pretty poor in most of our games so far this season which isn’t a good sign until we changed formation and we look far better but we just can’t convert more of our chances. I felt we deserved more from the Newport and Yeovil games and on another day we could of got 3 points from them games. The players are still fitting in to the tactics and jelling with each other and once we click we should be safe comfortably come the end of the season.

Thanks for reading.

The Football League

 

Alright guys,

We kick off our league campaign also we a cup game against the ‘mighty’ Leeds! Hopefully we can have a good start to the league and hold our own against the bigger teams in the league. All I am really aiming for this season is survival and then we can build on that and keep working up the leagues hopefully. We have brought in a few more players which I will show first before we go to the first game of the season.

 

Signings

George Dowling:

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Brett Walsh:

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Bira Dembele:

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David Ball:

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Jonson Clarke-Harris:

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We have brought in strikers along with a defender and a midfielder. The DoF has brought in Dowling and Walsh on season long loans. Dembele has come in as a back up to the two we have already got and is a better option than what we already had. Dowling is player who will be in our starting 11 on a regular basis as he is again better than what we had. We lacked strikers despite all our signings so we have brought in Ball & JCH who both have league experience which can only help. Walsh also comes in and will be a back up and will get experience with us.

Notts County – Away – League – 17th V 22nd 

Comley gets our opener and a goal on hos debut when Adams squares it to him in the box and he curls it in to the corner. Notts County had some good chances before half time to get back in to the game. Notts County did get back in to the game 10 minutes in to the second half when we couldn’t clear our box and Stead smashes it to home to take a share of the points. Robinson missed a golden chance at the end to get the win but it went straight at the keeper.

Leeds – Home – EFL Cup 1st Round

We get the opening goal of the game against a fairly weakened Leeds side when Shepherd whips the ball in to the box and Stewart gets on to the end of it and heads it home past the keeper. Wood gets Leeds level shortly after half time when they counter and Wood gets on the end of a cross and tucks it home. Leeds go down to 10 men after a second yellow which spurred the boys on. Enobakhare gets our second extra time with a pile driver from the edge of the box. Leeds equalize again and again from a cross we couldn’t deal with and Erwin heads it home. We got the winner thanks to an own goal by Ayling after he heads it in to his own net from a Dowling ball in to the box.

 

*Cup Draw*

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A near impossible challenge in the next round as we go to West Brom of the Premier League.

Forest Green – Home – League – 14th V 21st

A dominant performance which started in the 5th minute when Robinson got his first for the club and our first of the game when he gets on the end of a Campbell-Young cross and volleys it past the keeper. Enobakhare gets our second not long before half time after a nice through ball from Robinson and cooly slots it home when being one v one with the keeper. Campbell-Young gets the third after some nice play and a one two with Enobakhare and tucks it home. Forest Green did get one back after a nice finish in the box but it wasn’t enough as Robinson gets his second when he gets on the end of a cross from Green.

 

Luton – Away – League – 12th V 3rd

Luton score the opener after we couldn’t clear a free kick. A poor performance from us this game and we never looked liked getting in to the game and Luton took advantage of that and got a second late on to secure the 3 points after some sloppy play from our defence.

 

Wycombe – Home – League – 11th V 12th

Wycombe get the opener just after 20 minutes from a free kick which Davies was never going to save. Green equalizes for us when we win a corner and Comley whips it in and Green gets on to it and heads home near post. A quieter second half with neither team having any serious chances to get the winner with the only action being Diallo getting his second yellow leaving us down to 10 men with half hour to go.

 

West Brom – Away – EFL Cup 2nd Round

A good performance overall from us this game against a strong West Brom side. We kept them at bay with them having little chances in the first half. West Brom went down to 10 men not long in to the second half which I thought would be our golden chance to progress and we looked like the team more likely to score until we went down to 10 men when Essam got a second yellow for a needless tackle which evened the game up again. We continued to look the better team in to extra time until we had another player sent off for a stupid tackle. Rondon scored in 119th minute to sucker punch us and knock us out of the cup.

 

Results:

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Fixtures:

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Table:

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Stats:

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I feel overall we have played some good football and we should of got more out of a couple of games like the Wycombe and West Brom games. We really put up a good fight against West Brom and we really should of won it if we could of took our chances. We sit mid table after 4 games which is okay. Most of our upcoming games are teams above and around us so hopefully we can pick up points and take points off the ones around us. I feel the squad is now strong enough to compete at this level and we have more than enough cover for positions. If the right player comes available then maybe one or two may come but I am happy with the squad.

 

 

Thanks for reading and I hope we can have a decent season! Hope you are enjoying it.

Pre-Season

 

Alright guys,

We begin our adventure in the Football League after our championship winning season in the National League. There has been plenty of ins and outs as well as plenty of goals in the pre-season games. My assistant has been taking charge of the games while I have concentrated on bringing in new players as well as trying to get players to stay and try and move some on. I will go through most of our new signings as well as a quick overview of the results of pre-season.

 

Signings

Theo Robinson:

 

Brandon Comley:

Liam Shepherd:

Charlee Adams:

Lewin Nyatanga:

Bradley Diallo:

Bright Enobakhare: Season long loan

Niall Ennis: Season long loan

Gregor Zabaret:

Connor Essam:

Amine Linganzi:

Callum Evans:

Ryan McLaughlin:

Jordan Stewart:

 

All Tranfers:

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I feel we have brought in players that have improved the squad. I know we have had a big over haul of players but most of them were needed to help with the step up along with some players unwilling to renew their contracts. We have missed out on a fair few of our targets and we have also had a few players on trial over pre-season but they wasn’t good enough for the squad so nothing has come of them.

Cup Draw

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A tough draw for us going up against Leeds. Possibly one of the biggest and hardest teams we could of got means we will have to play above and beyond to knock them out of the cup and we progress.

Pre-Season

Coventry – Home – Friendly

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Shelbourne – Home – Friendly 

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Runcorn – Away – Friendly 

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Scunthorpe – Home – Friendly 

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Glentoran – Away – Friendly

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FC United – Home – Friendly

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Barwell – Away – Friendly

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We had a good pre-season apart from the result against Coventry which in truth is expected considering. I’m pleased to see all the boys are ready or nearly ready for the season and they are all in good spirits.

Table/Odds

Table:

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Odds:

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There are some good teams in the league this year which is going to make it a long hard fight and we have to perform our best every game to ensure we can get the best possible result against every team. There are 5 or 6 teams that are better than this league and they should lock out the play-offs. Going in to the season we are 13th favourites for the league at 40-1 which is a lot higher than what I thought we would be so it proves that our signings this summer have improved us.

Fixtures

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I really don’t know what to expect of us yet and if we could win 3 of our 5 opening games then that will be a success and will be a step in the right direction. My first aim is despite the season preview I want survival.

This was just a quick update for you to see how we have done this summer as we begin our season in League 2.

Season Finale

 

Alright guys,

Welcome back to the final update of this season. We have 8 games remaining and we are on course to win the league and we also have a strong chance of picking up the FA Trophy as well. We win the next 3/4 games and the league title is ours so hopefully no slip ups this late in the season which has been a fairly straight forward one looking back at it. A potential two trophies in the first season isn’t a bad start to life at Tranmere.

 

Torquay – Away – League – 19th V 1st

A quiet first half with the only real action being Torquay taking the lead just before half time. We came out much better and we pull level a minute into the second half when Green firing past the keeper. Green gave us the lead minutes later after a route one ball from the keeper up to him who controlled it and curled it in. Green scores again a minute later for a 5 minute hat trick and his 40th of the season. Torquay pull one back with a nice finish. Wynter got a second yellow late on and we ended the game with 10 men.

 

Wrexham – Away – League – 7th V 1st

Wrexham open the scoring after we couldn’t clear their corner and they headed it past the keeper who was helpless. Green gets the equalizer after Mullin squares it along the 6 yard line and Devarn taps it home. We go in to half time in front after Wrexham scored an own goal in injury time after he headed it in to his own goal from a corner. We get a third in the second half after the keeper fumbles  a shot from Southwell in to his own net. Wrexham get one back a minute later after a goalkeeping mistake of our own and they tap it in to an empty goal.

 

Solihull – Home – League – 1st V 22nd

Southwell gets his first goal for the club when he gets on the end of a corner and pokes it in from a couple of yards out. Solihull get the equalizer after our defence couldn’t clear and Kyei smashes it past the keeper. A quiet second half with neither team having any serious chances to get the winner and we ended the game with 10 men when Campbell-Young gets a second yellow for a poor challenge. We really should of got more from this game but it wasn’t meant to be.

 

Aldershot – Home – League – 1st V 6th

Hickey opens the scoring inside 5 minutes with a nice team goal ending with Mullin laying it off to Hickey who slots it home. We concede a penalty late on which they convert straight down the middle to pull level. We get the winner a couple of minutes from time thanks to Bogle after a short corner catches them out and Bogle has space in the box to take his time and tuck it past the keeper.

 

CHAMPIONS!

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We have done it! The result against Aldershot was enough for us to secure the title! What an achievement for the boys. They have done amazing this season.

Guiseley – Away – League – 19th V 1st

Mullin gets the opener after a scrappy opening half hour when he scores from a free kick which flew in to the top corner with the keeper not having a chance of saving it. Gorman gets sent off on the stroke of half time after getting a second yellow. Mullin  gets his second just after they hour mark after Hickey plays a nice through ball down the right and Mullin picks up and takes it past the keeper and curls it round the keeper. Mullin gets his hat trick late on after Turner went route 1 and and Mullin takes a touch and smashes it home.

 

Southport – Home – League – 1st V 21st

Hickey breaks the deadlock with a sweet finish from the edge of the edge of the box which flew in to the top corner with the keeper only being able to get a touch as it went in. Mullin doubles our lead in stoppage time to secure the 3 points with a cool finish past the keeper in to the bottom corner.

 

Maidstone – Away – League – 12th V 1st

A disappointing performance and result with Maidstone getting their first of the game after our keeper flaps at a cross and it falls to their winger who has an open goal to shoot at. Maidstone then get their second early in the second half from a corner and Taylor rose highest and headed home. Another game we really should of got something from and dropped more points.

 

Hampton & Richmond – Neutral – FA Trophy Final

Wynter gets us off to a good start in the final when he scores a free kick centre of the goal and curls in to the corner. Mullin gets our second after Green plays him through and finishes it nicely past the keeper in to the inside of the net. Mullin gets his brace a couple of minutes later from the penalty spot which he rolls down the middle. Hickey gets our fourth before half time with a nice curling effort from the edge of the box which beat the keeper. Hampton got a foot back in to the game shortly after the hour when their striker outpaced our defence and slots it under the keeper. Hickey gets his brace after Palmer chips it over the defence for him to get on the end of and fires it home. Hampton get a second with 10 minutes to go after some of their best play and slotting it past our keeper.

Champions!

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We have won the FA Trophy! We have done the double! What a crazy season. We could of easily bottled it in the final but the players stood up and took the chances to secure our second lot of silverware this season.

Results:

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We had a good final run in of the season with a small blip on the final day of the league season when we under performed against Maidstone.

Table:

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Champions of the National League! We won with a comfortable cushion to Forest Green who finished in second. We thoroughly deserve this and have hardly put a foot wrong this season which helped us win the league. We did concede the most of the top 5 which we will look in to over the summer.

Player Stats:

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As I predicted at the start that man Devarn Green smashed it in this league and got 41 goals for the season with 38 being in the league. We had a good number of players who helped contribute with goals and assists to help us finish first. A lot of the boys have over a 7 rating which shows how good we have been this season.

Awards:

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Devarn Green also takes the spoils at the awards night by getting the Fan’s player of the season by 9% to Frankie Kent who had a solid season at centre back. Along with getting young player of the season he was also the signing of the season. Hickey got in to the team of the season which is a small surprise as I was unsure of how well he will do at this level but he has come in and played superbly.

So we have done it! We have won the double – league and FA Trophy. I never thought we would win the league or a cup at the beginning of the season but the boys have done amazingly and once we got further in to the season I started to believe more and more and that we may actually win something especially when we beat Forest Green twice who were our main threat. On to preparing for next season now in the Football League which is going to be harder and we are going to have to bring in the right players who and try and secure new deals for some of the boys already here. Bring on next season!

Thanks for reading and I hope you are enjoying it.

Top Of The Table Clash

Hey guys,

We begin part one of the season finale updates with some vital games that could define our season with games against Forest Green who are still hot on our heels & a semi final against Braintree with a chance of winning another trophy.

 

Just a quick note we had our youth intake before our game against Forest Green and this lad is the best of the bunch. He does look decent but we currently don’t play with wingers so he would be a waste in the first team but we will keep an eye on his development.

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Forest Green – Home – League – 1st V 2nd

An even first half with both teams rarely having chances on goal up until we got the opener late in the first half thanks to Kent when he got the ball on the edge of the box and curled it past the keeper. Not bad for a centre back. Forest Green got an equalizer in the 74th minute when Tubbs heads past our keeper. We retook the lead late on when Hickey slots it past the keeper after a swift counter from us.

Braintree – Home – FA Trophy Semi Final 1st Leg

Bogle gets the opener inside 4 minutes after Campbell-Young whips the ball in to the box and Bogle rises highest and powers it past the keeper. Wynter gets our second after a goal mouth scramble and Wynter manages to stab it past the keeper in to the net. Campbell-Young makes it 3 late on after some nice play by the lads with every player having a touch and Mullin lays it off to him and he smashes it past the keeper at his near post.

 

Dover – Home – League – 1st V 13th

Hickey gets the first of the game and his 10th of the season when he gets ball on the edge of the box knocks is past 2 players and curls in to the top corner. Dover equalize after they get a throw in near our box and they cross it in to the box and we can’t clear it and they slot it in to the net. We come out much better in the second half and Green gets our second and the 3 points shortly after half time with a tidy finish from inside the box.

 

Braintree – Away – FA Trophy Semi Final 2nd Leg

Mullin breaks the deadlock when he gets on the end of a 60 yard pass by Ihiekwe and smashes it past the keeper. Braintree equalizer a couple of minutes later after a cross field ball where none of our players were and their player runs in to the box and puts it past the keeper. Wynter puts in back in the lead after some nice play and scores with a nice finish from the edge of the box. Braintree pull level again when they score from a cross which we couldn’t clear quick enough. Bogle gets the third with minutes to go when Green puts him through 1 v 1 with the keeper and he cooly slots it home. Green makes it 4 in injury with a sweet finish from inside the box after Hickey makes space and lays Green off to score.

 

Cup Final Draw

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We are up against Hampton & Richmond in the final of the FA Trophy and we go in to it as clear  but we go in to it expecting an easy win. We do have strong chance of getting at least one trophy this season though.

North Ferriby – Away – League – 23rd V 1st

A disappointing game from the off and we never looked like taking any of our chances. A quiet first half with neither team having a shot on target. A frustrating second half saw us have chance after chance and looked like the team to get the 3 points until North Ferriby sucker punched us and got the winner in the 89th minute when we couldn’t clear the ball.

 

*Signings*

Dayle Southwell:

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Joe Partington:

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Danny Collins:

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We brought 3 players in for the final run in of the season. 2 loans and an experienced player on a 1 year deal. We have brought in another striker to add competition as some of them have been unable to score in recent games. Joe comes in as back up right back as Campbell-Young was out for 2 games and we looked vulnerable when he wasn’t playing & we have brought in Danny Collins as an experienced head who can help the younger players and may possibly get game time for us.

Braintree – Home – League – 1st V 9th 

Green opens the scoring when he scores a worldie when he lobs the keeper from 30+ yards. Green gets his second 5 minutes later when he outpaced their defence and puts it past the keeper in to the bottom corner. Green then gets his hat trick inside 20 minutes when Hickey puts a ball over the top and Green gets on the end of it and curls it home. Braintree pull one back shortly after the hour mark but we held on for the 3 points.

 

 

 

 

Results:

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We have had some good performances lately but against North Ferriby was the worse I had seen us play in a long time. We beat Forest Green to extend our lead and pretty much means we have one hand on the title.

 

Fixtures:

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Our remaining 7 games are all against tough opposition and we only need to win the next 3/4 games to confirm us as champions depending on how Forest Green do.

 

Table:

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We are nearly there and have a game in hand on second place due to our cup run. We edging nearer to that title and we look the best team in the league after how easily we beat Forest Green.

 

Stats:

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Devarn is the man of the team and is so close to getting 40 goals for the season. Campbell-Young is such a quality player and I hope we can keep hold of him in the summer as he can go along way.

 

 

Thanks for reading and I hope you are enjoying it.