This Quarter Final had it all, Wardley took a 1 v 0 lead before DAVID MACLANE
was sent off after only 19 minutes, When WARDLEY made it 2 v 0 it looked all over for the Bulls. 2 v 0 Half Time.
Longbenton changed to a 3-4-2 formation in the second half. no point in defending. This paid off on. On 53 minutes Moon played DAVID SHORT
throw for the Striker to run on and hit a right foot drive like a bullet from 20 yards, Keeper no chance, 7 minutes later SHEM BALEY dispossessed a defender to run through and score 2 v 2 Game on.
Even with only 10 men Longbenton matched and at times out played WARDLEY's 11 men
Final Score 2 v 2 Extra Time
9 minutes into the First period of Extra time DAVID SHORT
picked up a lose ball, cut inside a defender and from 25 yards struck a right foot pile driver into the roof of the net, His 33rd Goal on the season. 2 v 3 to LONGBENTON.
WARDLEY then scored before Extra H/T 3v 3 into the Second period,
Both teams tried by now, especially the Bulls who had played 105 minutes with 10 men. 2 minutes from end of extra time Anthony Peel went on a sole run jinked into the box, chipped a ball in which the Keeper/Centre Half and SHEM BALEY went up for, when the ball dropped SHEM put it across the line 3 v 4.
The final score WARDLEY 3 v 4 LONGBENTON FC. a game the 10 Bulls deserved.
Anthony PEEL was awarded Man of the Match