Ultimate Football: Ten goals shared between My Dixie and Rovers

PUBLISHED: 14:59 30 March 2016 | UPDATED: 14:59 30 March 2016

Premiership winners The Old Guard. Picture Ben Sawyer

Premiership winners The Old Guard. Picture Ben Sawyer


In the Ultimate Football Welwyn Garden City Monday night league, The Easter Cup continued with a thrilling game between My Dixie and Rag Rovers.

Jay Lovell put Rovers ahead but their lead was short-lived as Adam Wilmot levelled shortly after.

George Robinson made it 2-1 to My Dixie with a well-taken effort before two successive goals from Rovers, thanks to Lovell and Sam Cockhill, gave them a 3-2 half-time lead.

Within five minutes of the restart Cockhill struck again to increase his team’s lead, however a Rovers own goal brought My Dixie back in to contention.

Incredibly, My Dixie then went ahead thanks to goals from Grant Macaree and Jack Hague.

The final twist in the match was an equalising goal from Rovers’ captain Dean Sadler to complete the 5-5 draw.

The man of the match was Dan Dixon.

Ivory Toast, who were hoping for their first win of the group stage, took the lead against Blackpool thanks to a fine strike from Ryan Bartley.

Blackpool’s reliable forward Dalton Fenton then scored a scorching equaliser, but a determined effort from Adam Wright put Toast 2-1 up at half-time.

Stef Saywell levelled for Blackpool shortly after the break and Fenton scored his second of the night to give his side the lead for the first time in the match.

Minutes later Saywell put the match beyond Toast’s reach with a cool finish, concluding the 4-2 win for his side.

The Old Guard, who were missing influential captain Neil Doctor, played cohesively in their tie with Free Agents, who welcomed back Tobie O’Dell.

Charlie Paine, Charlie Lloyd and Taylor Evanson all found the back of the Agents’ net to give their side a respectable 3-0 advantage.

In-form striker Aaron Baker reduced the arrears for Agents with an excellent top-corner strike just ahead of half-time.

However, a quick break down the other end enabled Rhys Lawrence to score for Guard.

The second half was closer and both sides played a more tactical game.

Lawrence bagged the only goal of the half despite Agents having several good goalscoring chances as The Old Guard ran out 5-1 winners.

Sons of Pitches, managed by Asim Khan, maintained their unbeaten record with a 3-0 win over Hedgehog FC while A Football team won by the same scoreline.

If you are interested in joining as a team, or an individual player, visit www.ultimatefootball.co.uk or call 07535 556677.

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