Saturday 30th November 2013
Alvechurch 1 v 3 Coleshill Town
Church: Anthony Fitzmaurice.
Town: Chris Lloyd 2, Dean Rathbone.
Team: Paul Hathaway, Leon Weller, Ashley Bradshaw, Danny Douglas, Jack Hullin, Danny Tymon, Barry Fitzharris, Chris Lloyd, Dean Rathbone, Matt Brown, Jaz Luckie. Subs not used Luke Edwards, Oliver Casey, Nick Ellis, Daniel Holgate, Declan Kirby.
SUNDAY MERCURY WROTE
Two goals from Chris Lloyd helped Coleshill Town to a 3-1 win at Alvechurch.
Coleshill put in a superb first half performance a week before their big FA Vase game. Town should have been out of sight before half time but had to settle for a 2-0 scoreline. Chris Lloyd scored with just two minutes on the clock and a very fortunate penalty, initially saved but converted by Lloyd on the half hour mark, was scant reward for a dominant 45 minutes. Inevitably Alvechurch came more into the game in the second half as Coleshill sat back on their lead. Anthony Fitzmaurice hit a once in a lifetime shot that rocketed into the net with Town keeper Paul Hathaway rooted to the spot and then the referee denied the home team a penalty which looked a stonewaller. It was a nervy time for Coleshill and they had to wait until the 84th minute to finally secure the three points when a Dean Rathbone shot took a wicked deflection and landed in the net. But in fairness if this game had finished in anything other than a Coleshill win it would have been an injustice. A confidence booster for the Vase game but also a reminder that you can be found out if you are not 100% on your game. Good Luck next week Coleshill!
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