Tuesday 1st August 2017
Nailsea and Tickenham FC 4-2 Banwell FC
N&T travelled to Banwell FC for their final pre-season run out, looking to maintain their 100 % record. On a small bumpy pitch it took the SWAGs a while to find their way. They took the lead on 15 minutes when a good defensive header by Patterson put Luke Patten through to score. Thesecond came on 34 minutes. Chris Corner putting Patten through. His shot was saved but James Sealey was on hand to smash home the rebound. The third arrived on 43 minutes. Pattens run and cross was met at the far post by KyeMountford. N&T were now coasting.
Half Time 3 – 0
Number four, a far post cross was headed back by Connor for Mountford to claim his brace. The management team made a raft of changes to ensure the entire squad had some pre-season minute’s .Banwell pulled one back 0n 75 minutes, Ash White heading home from a corner. On 83 minutes Banwell were awarded a penalty much to the bemusement of the travelling faithful. It was dispatched past Mellor. Minutes later the Referee awarded another penalty, this time Mellor saved well diving to his left.
Final Score 4 -2.
Ring o Bells Man of the Match Mike Wallington