Saturday 12th January 1991
Scoreline Combination Premier
Hinckley 0 v 1 Coleshill Town
Scorer: John Taylor.
Team: Roger Tye, Malcolm Teeling, Bob Timms, Mark Bennett, Wayne Jenkins, Frank Hickman, Phil Bailey, Jim Rosborough, John Taylor, Ian Cockerill, Paul Morton. Subs Tony Malanaphy, Dave Harris. (Confirmed)
P19 W9 D3 L7 F23 A25 Pts30 Pos10
SUNDAY MERCURY WROTE
Coleshill certainly had to show their fighting spirit to gain this narrow victory over a battling Hinckley side. Coleshill managed to score the winner in the 14th minute from the only real chance in a first half which had been dominated by Hinckley. It came when Bob Timms began the move with a surging run from deep inside his own half and when Cockerill carried on the move the ball took a deflection off a defender enabling Taylor to force the ball home from close range.
SPORTS ARGUS WROTE
In the second minute Coleshill keeper Tye had to make a fine save from Jenkins, who had over hit a back-pass. There were more roblems for Coleshill when Bennett cleared across his own goalmouth and Martin capitalised by hitting a first-time effort just wide. Coleshill took the lead in the 15th minute against the run of play. Timms made a tremendous run into the box before playing a neat one-two with Cockerill whose cross was deflected into the path of Taylor. He forced the ball home from close range. Lee provided a good opportunity for Hinckley when he beat two defenders to get in a cross which was scrambled away for a corner.
Half Time: Hinckley 0 v 1 Coleshill
COLESHILL HERALD WROTE
Coleshill snatched an important and impressive victory to firmly establish themselves as the top local Scoreline Premier squad. they did so with a single strike in the first half but the result was made all the better because they had to withstand a lot of Hinckley pressure. That pressure began early on and both Jenkins and Martin tested the Coleshill goal but the North Warwickshire team struck back with a vengeance and took the lead in the 14th minute. Bobby Timms was instrumental in setting up the goal producing a powerful and surprising run right into the heart of the Hinckley box. At the last moment he flicked it to Cockerill who set up Taylor at the far post for a tap home goal. A nice effort from Coleshill and one that was all the visitors needed to grab an excellent win at an always tricky ground.
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