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1st Team - Match centre

Radford
Gedling Miners Welfare
Full time
F Hogg (61')
Sat 28 Nov 15:00 - East Midlands Counties League - Premier Division Attendance 55

EMCL ~ Radford FC 3 Gedling MW 1

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Miners lose out at Selhurst Street

Radford FC........3 (King 9, Meakin16, Knight 61)
Gedling...............1 (Hogg 63)

Miners lose on the road in local derby

Gedling travelled the short distance to Hyson Green to take on local rivals Radford who have been in a fine run of form recently under returning Manager Glenn Russell.

Gedling MW away at Radford 2015-16 Season.
34 photos

On an atrocious late November day full of mist, cloud and driving rain it was the hosts who took the game by the scruff of the neck and were two goals to the good within 16 minutes.

After 9 a long throw from Jahred Russell caused confusion in the visitors box. The ball wasn’t cleared and John King bundled the ball home amidst a sea of bodies. Worse was to follow in the 16th minute. A long low cross whizzed along the sodden turf from the right and Joe Meakin was on hand to poke the ball home.

Radford were beginning to turn on the style now and twice Frazer Campbell tried his luck from way out but Scott Miles, injured early on, bravely kept his side in the contest with 2 fine tip overs.

There was practically no attacking threat from the visitors with Whitehead, Hogg and Joe Hopper doing their best to stifle the eager Radford forwards.

The game was effectively over on the hour. Home skipper Carey Knight picked up the ball some 20 yards out and unleashed an unstoppable volley past Miles for a 3-0 lead.

Felix Hogg pulled a goal back three minutes later to give the Yellow and Blues some hope and it seemed to galvanise his team as they attacked with abandon, piling forward at every opportunity, Hopper and Liam Moran went mightily close as the shots rained in on the home goal.

The last twenty minutes certainly belonged to Gedling but Stearsby’s goal remained fortuitously intact. It was to no avail, however, and Radford held on for the win.

In fairness the whole squad did barely little wrong in terms of endeavour and passion but the game and end result hinged on the first 25 minutes when the home side seemed to want it more and exerted their authority early doors.

Next up is the League Cup (R2) away to Radcliffe Olympic.

Gedling Man of Match ~ Felix Hogg
..imposed himself all over the pitch and topped with a fine goal

Att ~ 55

Referee ~ Will Murray
Assistants ~ Thomas Buhse and Graham Mitchell

Radford FC ~ Stainsby, Burton, Hopewell, Desrosiers, Meakin, King (Bangura 74) Knight (C) Miles, Campbell, Russell (Hinton 81) Slack.
Subs not used ~ Ashurst, Ramadam, Cunningham.
Yellow card ~ Burton (73 foul)

Felix Hogg

Player of the Match

Felix Hogg

Key moments

61:00
Goal Felix Hogg scores for Gedling Miners Welfare

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Gedling MW away at Radford 2015-16 Season.
34 photos
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As it happened

  • Radford
  • Gedling Miners Welfare
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  • Anthony Brown Yellow Card 22:00'
  • Jack Hopper Sub On 56:00'
  • Ian Robinson Sub Off 56:00'
  • Felix Hogg Goal 61:00'
  • Patrick Samba Sub On 65:00'
  • Dalton Stephens Sub Off 65:00'
  • Jake Athorn Sub On 65:00'
  • Mark Ballard Sub Off 65:00'

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Team selection

Miles, Scott Miles, Scott
Hogg, Felix Hogg, Felix
Ballard, Mark Ballard, Mark
Brett, Steven Brett, Steven
Robinson, Ian Robinson, Ian
Hopper, Joe Hopper, Joe
Moran, Liam Moran, Liam
Brown, Anthony Brown, Anthony
Whitehead, Jordan Whitehead, Jordan
Eshelby, Malaky Eshelby, Malaky
Stephens, Dalton Stephens, Dalton
Gedling Miners Welfare

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# Team Pl Pts
12. Stapenhill 36 42
13. Barrow Town 36 40
14. Gedling Miners Welfare 36 35
15. Kimberley Miners Welfare 36 33
16. Holwell Sports 36 31
17. Ellistown & Ibstock United 36 29
18. Arnold Town 36 22

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