The Nest - Horsford -
25.11.18 KO 2:00pm
Final Score: Horsford
Veterans 6 – 1 Thetford Town Veterans
their 100% win record in the Leathes Prior Veterans League
After a very scrappy opening few minutes both teams
were able to quickly settle into the game and begin to create chances. The
opening goal came when a long ball forward from the Horsford defence fell at
the feet of Danny McKail. McKail hit the ball on the half volley from 35 yards
out and lobbed the goalkeeper.
Thetford went on the offensive from the resulting
kick off and started to put balls into the Horsford box. However, they were
unable to capitalise on any of the pressure they had built up.
As the first half approached its end Horsford
really upped the tempo. They scored another three goals before the half ended
with the pick of the bunch being a free kick struck from 25 yards out from
Half Time – Horsford
Veterans 4-0 Thetford Town Veterans
Horsford started the
second half the same way they finished the first, looking for goals. A long
free kick from deep allowed Holt to win a header and set up his strike partner,
Roy Bevis. Bevis then put the ball into the back of the net leaving the
Thetford goalkeeper no chance.
conceding the fifth goal, Thetford really started to apply pressure to the
Horsford goal. They forced good saves and clearances before finally scoring in
the 80th minute with Steven Davis latching onto a through ball and delicately
chipping the ball over the on-rushing goalkeeper.
In the dying
minutes Bevis added a sixth with some good build up play and a composed finish
into the net. This victory means that Horsford have now won all six of their
It was great
to see Players, Managers, Supporters and the Referee supporting the Rainbow
Laces campaign during the fixture.
Score: Horsford Veterans 6 – 1 Thetford Town Veterans