On a freezing morning we kicked up in to the wind first half and acquitted ourselves well. We showed a desire and commitment that has sometimes been lacking and although having a few hairy moments at the back, we controlled the game. JV had the best chance but after a fine move he drove just wide and
It didn’t take long for us to hit back though and this was a sweet move. We worked the ball over to the right and Gaz crossed the ball to Burnsy who turned the ball in to the corner of the net. We were playing some really good stuff and took the lead with another well worked goal. Lee bagged his second of the season when he was on hand to put the ball home. We were flying and with ten minutes remaining of the first half we scored another. Burnsy raced on to a through ball, he rounded the keeper with a ‘dummy’ that was actually as miss kick before whacking the ball home.
We were very buoyant at half time and would have liked to stick to the way we had lined up so well in the first half. However, such is the nature of the IFA, we made changes to get everyone time on the pitch and it disrupted us. We were soon pegged back to 3-2 when from a corner, we didn’t clear our lines and the ball was played in and it skimmed the head of Gaz and flew in to the net.
We had stopped everything we were doing well and it wasn’t long before
We were all over the place but managed to get organised and stopped conceding. The
So our 100% record is gone but we remain unbeaten and go in to 2006 with hopes of sustaining our challenge on the league and hope for glory in the IFA Cup. We have played Donny this morning in an IFA League game, let’s hope we have won and the main team follow suit this afternoon!
Up The Millers
JV, Steve and Denti