Blunsdon FC vs Ramsbury FC 22/09/2018 Match Report

A very wet Saturday saw Blusndon FC and Ramsbury FC go head to head in a top of the table clash in Division 1 with Ramsbury sitting in first place and Blunsdon sitting in second spot at the start of play.
It was a quick start for Blunsdon as Harry Hillerby went down the wing and delivered a long cross that found his brother Ben Hillerby just inside the box with a sweet right footed shot the ball found its way through a crowd of players and into the bottom left corner of the goal, 1-0 to Blunsdon with 5 minuets on the clock.
Blunsdon’s second came after Harry Hillerby was hacked down just outside the box, Ben Hillerby then took and delivered a delightful free kick into the box which was headed back across the goal by Eliot Wheatley where striker Lee Toomey knocked home from close range, 2-0 Blunsdon.
Shortly after Blunsdon put the game beyond doubt as they won a penalty and up Stepped Kane Wheatley to slot home nicely, 3-0 Blunsdon.
Then just before half time Blunsdon were 4-0 up after Lee Toomey was taken down in the box and again up stepped Kane Wheatley to convert well and score his second goal of the game.
The second half got underway and Blunsdon were not quite as clinical in-front of goal as they had been in the first half wasting a number of chances, but did manage to score a fifth after a good save from the Ramsbury keeper off of a Lee Toomey shot, Kane Wheatley reacted fastest to the rebound and slotted the ball home to complete his hat-trick and that was also Kane’s 6th goal in four games.
Before the final whistle the game finished on a slightly sour note for Ramsbury as one of there defenders over reacted to a situation and pushed Lee Toomey to the ground from behind which saw the Ramsbury player get a straight red, and the game concluded and the final whistle blew, with the final score at 5-0 to Blunsdon it was a very dominant performance and the result see’s Blunsdon leap frog Ramsbury as they now sit in first place in the league on goal difference.

Home team’s (Blunsdon) changing room prior to the game

Match Report by Ian Roswell (Manager, Blunsdon FC)