Sat 28
Stockwood Green
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League
Ilminster Town 1st Team
Yet Another Stalemate for Mens First Team

Yet Another Stalemate for Mens First Team

By Daniel Haines
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Stockwood Green 0-0 Ilminster Town Firsts


A point a piece always looked the likely result before this match between Stockwood Green and Ilminster Town, in fact Stockwood have drawn 7 of their 9 matches before Saturday, and with the Blues also hard to beat away from home with 5 draws from 7 away games, most were predicting stalemate.

Stockwood started brightly and had a great early chance when their forward  headed over from close range when it looked easier to score.

During the first half Both sides had good periods of possession but lacked quality in the final pass to open up their opponents.

The second period was much the same with both sides cancelling each other out, Charlie Rutter proved to be a handful all afternoon and when he challenged the Stockwood custodian, the ball dropped invitingly but nobody was on hand to tap home.

Chris May saved a shot in the last 10 mins, but it certainly a match where both defences came out on top.

A 0-0 draw was a fair result, with Ilminster as the away team being the happier with another point on their travels.

Team
Chris May, Luke Paul, Karl Davis, Adam Male, Jon May,Doug Whitfield ,Jack Male, Tom Sullivan, Ben Pitman, Taylor Jefferson, Charlie Rutter

Subs used
Carl Lazenby
Charlie Berrington

Next week it's Cup action with the Somerset Senior Cup 3rd round tie against Worle who are having a good season in Division 1 West where they sit 3rd in the table and have only been beaten once this season, the match kicks off at the earlier time of 1.45pm.

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Match details

Match date

Sat 28, Oct 2017

Kickoff

15:00