Scrappy Saints score six

ST JOHNS recorded a comfortable Division 1 victory in what was a scrappy match played on a difficult pitch.

Timsbury Ath 0

Weston St Johns 6

ST JOHNS recorded a comfortable Division 1 victory in what was a scrappy match played on a difficult pitch.

Saints took an early lead when a good pass from Levi Marlow found Ross Stockhall and he made the score 1-0 with a thumping shot. Minutes later Saints made it 2-0 and this time the roles were reversed as Stockhall found Marlow and he made no mistake with a good finish.


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Timsbury got back into the game and Saints’ defenders Dean Pierson, Juzzy Flavell, Andy Young and Ash Flavell were being given a hard time as Timsbury used the slope to their advantage.

Saints were forced to play on the counter attack and they should have increased their lead, but Ryan Hodrien and James Wotton wasted good chances. Just before half-time, keeper Joe Malik made a good save to preserve the lead.

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Playing down the slope in the second half, Saints dominated the game with Mark Adams and Wotton controlling midfield. They made the score 3-0 when Young’s corner was powerfully headed in by Wotton.

There were good chances for Jack Clark, Stockhall and Marlow as Saints forced Timsbury back. Wotton made the score 4-0 with an overhead kick from a good cross by Clark and soon after completed his hat-trick after good work by James Bennelick.

Marlow came close to adding to the score with a superb header from Nick Jones’ cross, but the keeper made a fingertip save. The final goal came when a defender turned the ball into his own net following a good run and cross from Stockhall.

Bookers Wholesale player of the match was James Wotton.

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