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Linby Colliery Reserves
Holbrook Sports Reserves
Sat 16 Sep 15:00 - Central Midlands Football League - MACRON STORE STOKE DIVISION ONE Full time

Reserves break their Saturday hoodoo

2 wins in a week get Brookies back on track

Match Report - Linby CW Reserves 1-4 Holbrook Sports Reserves - 16/09/17 - CML Div 1

Holbrook started strongly with Ben Wallace taking charge for his 2nd game as captain.

Jake Peverley went on a run down the left before whipping the ball into Isaac Raymond whose shot was saved by the Linby keeper but fell straight to Holbrook’s Allan Hahn who slotted home in the 9th Minute 0-1.

The goal composed the Brookies and before long they added a second. Ben Wallace at the edge of the 18-yard area, turned his man and calmly placed the ball into the bottom corner for his fourth of the season 0-2.

At this point, Holbrook appeared in control but Linby kept pushing forward. After 30 minutes a lofted through ball deceived the Holbrook defence allowing Linby’s Kieran Orange to reduced the deficit 1-2.

Sam Beardsley in the Brookies goal was called into action again from 1 on 1’s situations but he ensured he was quick off his line to keep Linby's forward line at bay.

Half-time: Linby CW Reserves 1-2 Holbrook Sports Reserves

Linby came out all guns blazing in the second half and Sam Beardsley did well to protect his goal. Holbrook regained their composure and Sam Collins added a third goal after 63 minutes. Good play from Sam Warne found Sam Collins 22yrds out, he turned inside and his left foot shot clipped the post before nestling into the back of the net 1-3.

To finish off, Connor Mason hit a fantastic strike from 30 yards out into the top corner securing Holbrook all 3 points 1-4.

Full-time: Linby CW Reserves 1-4 Holbrook Sports Reserves

MOM – Charlie Anthony

Scorers – Allan Hahn (9th), Ben Wallace (19th), Sam Collins (63rd) and Connor Mason (83rd)

Sam Beardsley, Charlie Anthony, Jordan Macey, Alexander McGuire, Adam Lillie, Ben Wallace (C), Jake Peverley, Allan Hahn, Sam Collins, Connor Mason, Isaac Anderson-Raymond.


Sam Warne, Archie Dearie, Owyn Evans, Kristian Faulkner

Daniel Troop states
“We looked to control the whole game, 10 minutes lapse of concentration cost us the clean sheet but we seemed focused. Charlie Anthony impressed playing in his new right back position returning from injury. Sam Beardsley took his chance well and kept the score to just 1 home goal for Linby.

Moving forward we looked very dangerous just needed a little more composure and better decision-making to make us a top 3 side. We will build on today’s result and move forward. 2 wins in 2 to end the 4 match losing streak.

I Look forward to playing my old side Mickleover RBL next Saturday.”

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# Team Pl Pts
7. Linby Colliery Reserves 28 43
8. Hucknall Town Reserves 28 36
9. Holbrook Sports Reserves 28 34
10. Mickleover RBL Reserves 28 33
11. Retford United Development 28 31
12. AFC Kilburn Development 28 25
13. Holbrook St Michaels Development 28 24

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