Thursday 13th July 2017
Nailsea & Tickenham FC 3-0 Bridgewater Town
Nailsea and Tickenham welcomed Toolstation Premier Bridgwater Town to Fryth Way, for the first pre-season run out. Karl Baggerley and Dave Pearse brought a large squad as they rebuild following last seasons relegation from the Southern league. The first half started at a good pace with both teams playing fast attacking football. It was the SWAGS who took the lead on 25 mins. A Josh Benjamin cross was powered against the bar by Scott Pilgrim, Leigh White reacting first to finish past Viney.
Half time 1 0.
Bridgwater rang the changes at half time, bringing on Howson and Camper in attack. The Back line of Gale , Patterson , Cook and Wallington Held firm. Mellor was seldom troubled. Cook doubled the lead on 60 minutes, heading home a Latta corner. The tireless running of Sealey and Matt Pilgrim gave the Bridgwater defence constant problems. The victory was sealed on 85 mins when young debutant Joe Collins struck a shot from 25 yards that flew into the top corner.
An excellent result and performance for the SWAGS who entertain Clevedon Town on Thursday night ,7 o clock kick off. The Reserves host Hutton FC in a pre Season friendly on Saturday.