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Stourbridge
Stamford
C Lait (36'), A Vincent (87')
Full time
Mon 4 Apr 19:45 - The Evo-Stik League Northern Premier - Premier Division Attendance 476

Glassboys To Sharp For Daniels

The Daniels played their third game in six days as they visited Stourbridge as they continued their fight against relegation.

Graham Drury kept faith with the same starting line up that had picked up four point in the last two games.

The opening few minutes was a quiet affair with neither team creating a meaningful chance. The first chance of the game came after twelve minutes when Bowerman had a strong shot that Paul Bastock half stopped, thankfully Jon Challinor was on hand to complete the clearance.

Stourbridge were having the bulk of the possession but not creating too many opportunities while the Daniels were struggling to make an impression when they did have the ball.

Stourbridge - 4th April
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The deadlock was broken on thirty-six minutes when Chris Lait played a one-two with Justin Richards and Lait curled the ball past Bastock from just outside the penalty area. This gave home side confidence and almost had a second a few minutes when Karl Hawley had a shot saved by Bastock.

At the start of the second half, Drury decided to make all three changes. Lee Beeson, Callum Rzonca and Jack Wightwick replacing Greg Smith, Sam Hill & Curtis Hartley.

Stourbridge continued where they left off in the first half and Bastock had to punch away an inswinging free kick but only as far as Dan Scarr but his header was over the bar.

Just after the hour mark, Stamford thought they been awarded a penalty. Sam Downey went down in the box and with the linesman flagging; the travelling Daniels supporters thought they had been awarded a spot kick. To their amazement the referee booked Downey for diving.

Stamford were committing more players forward as they looked for a way back into the game. They were almost punished when Hawley broke free from the half way line, Tom Batchelor kept pace with the Stourbridge frontman. As he approached the goal he turned Batchelor but as he was about to shoot Challinor slid in to block the ball.

Stourbridge got their second three minutes from time when a shot Richard pounced of Bastock and Ashley Vincent was on hand to tap in from close range.

The Daniels went close at the end with Lee Beeson having a shot but this was blocked for a corner.

Attendance: 476

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Key moments

36:00
Goal Chris Lait scores for Stourbridge
87:00
Goal Ashley Vincent scores for Stourbridge

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Stourbridge - 4th April
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Stourbridge - 4th April

Highlights

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87:00 Goal 2 - 0
Ashley Vincent scores for Stourbridge
78:00 Sub On
Tom Tonks is substituted on for Stourbridge
78:00 Sub Off
Chris Lait is substituted off for Stourbridge
75:00 Sub On
Ashley Vincent is substituted on for Stourbridge
75:00 Sub Off
George Bowerman is substituted off for Stourbridge
55:00 Yellow Card
Sam Downey is yellow carded for Stamford
46:00 Sub On
Callum Rzonca is substituted on for Stamford
46:00 Sub Off
Sam Hill is substituted off for Stamford
46:00 Sub Off
Curtis Hartley is substituted off for Stamford
46:00 Sub On
Lee Beeson is substituted on for Stamford
46:00 Sub Off
Greg Smith is substituted off for Stamford
46:00 Sub On
Jack Wightwick is substituted on for Stamford
End of period 1
36:00 Goal 1 - 0
Chris Lait scores for Stourbridge
Start of the game
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As it happened

  • Stourbridge
  • Stamford
  • 0
  • Chris Lait Goal 36:00'
  • Callum Rzonca Sub On 46:00'
  • Sam Hill Sub Off 46:00'
  • Curtis Hartley Sub Off 46:00'
  • Lee Beeson Sub On 46:00'
  • Greg Smith Sub Off 46:00'
  • Jack Wightwick Sub On 46:00'
  • Sam Downey Yellow Card 55:00'
  • George Bowerman Sub Off 75:00'
  • Ashley Vincent Sub On 75:00'
  • Chris Lait Sub Off 78:00'
  • Tom Tonks Sub On 78:00'
  • Ashley Vincent Goal 87:00'

Team selection

Bastock, Paul Bastock, Paul
Batchelor, Tom Batchelor, Tom
Challinor, Jon Challinor, Jon
Hill, Sam Hill, Sam
Hartley, Curtis Hartley, Curtis
Luto, Oliver Luto, Oliver
Smith, Jordan Smith, Jordan
Duffy, Jake Duffy, Jake
Downey, Sam Downey, Sam
Newman, Jake Newman, Jake
Smith, Greg Smith, Greg
Stourbridge
  • 1. Matthew Gould
  • 2. Kristian Green
  • 3. Dan Scarr
  • 4. Sean Geddes
  • 5. Junior Smikle
  • 6. Joe Hull
  • 7. George Bowerman
  • 8. Leon Broadhurst
  • 9. Karl Hawley
  • 10. Justin Richards
  • 11. Chris Lait
  • 12. Tom Tonks
  • 14. Ashley Vincent
  • 15. Sam Whittall
  • 16. Drew Canavan

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18. Grantham Town 46 51
19. Whitby Town 46 47
20. Mickleover Sports 46 46
21. Stamford 46 45
22. Hyde United 46 40
23. Colwyn Bay 46 38
24. Ramsbottom United 46 26

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