Lemsford finish season with thrilling victory over Broxbourne
PUBLISHED: 07:24 29 April 2009 | UPDATED: 09:40 27 October 2009
LEMSFORD Under-12s finished the season in style with a 4-3 MHRML Division One victory against visitors Broxbourne Rangers Tigers. Despite some good passing football, the breakthrough came for Lemsford only minutes before the interval. Sam Robson put Hen
LEMSFORD Under-12s finished the season in style with a 4-3 MHRML Division One victory against visitors Broxbourne Rangers Tigers.
Despite some good passing football, the breakthrough came for Lemsford only minutes before the interval.
Sam Robson put Henry Porter through on goal with a pass from the middle third.
Porter's shot rebounded off the Tigers' keeper into the path of a well-positioned Will McGinn, who coolly slotted home.
Loss of concentration from the restart cost Lemsford dearly.
Broxbourne penetrated their box straight away, with Thomas Hurst scrambling home the equaliser.
Lemsford almost bounced back when McGinn rolled the ball wide to Joe Wild in space on the right, but his shot across goal went just wide.
After the break Lemsford brought on regular strikers Harrison and Burton, who posed extra problems for Tigers.
Harrison brought a good save out of the keeper within 10 minutes.
Ali Davey then put Burton free on the right with a pass inside the defender.
Laurie Burton unselfishly popped the ball back inside for Davey to net the return past a stranded keeper.
True to form, Broxbourne came back immediately with Hurst slotting home his second.
Henry Porter, enjoying the space opening up in midfield, broke through and added to Lemsford's total on 18 minutes.
Harrison seemed to have settled the outcome five minutes from time.
He was presented with another good ball from Burton on his right, finishing with the outside of his right boot.
With the game decided, Thomas Hurst completed his hat-trick before the final whistle to reduce Tigers' deficit to one.
Lemsford will finish in fifth place in the table with a total of 30 points from their 18 games this season.
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