Men's 3rd XI Vs PGSOB C [Friendly]

Date 22 September 2018
Team Men's 3rd XI
Opposition PGSOB C [Friendly]
Fixture Away
Venue Marjon Sport Centre
Start time 12:15
Result W 7 - 2
Time played Normal time
Scorers Neil Bradford (3), Dave Warman (1), Colin Thomas (1), Ricky Searle (1), Sam Adams (1)
Match Report

Bradford Hat-Trick as Duchy B score Seven

Duchy B recorded their first pre-season win, running in seven goals away to PGSOB C in Plymouth, with Neil Bradford scoring a hat-trick. 

The home side started the match with only ten men, and Duchy took imediate advantage with Bradford turning home a pass from Rick Searle after two minutes, before a weak pass from a PGSOB defender was intercepted by Bradford and slotted home for 2-0 with only seven minutes played. 

With  a quarter of the match played, PGSOB's eleventh man arrived, and the parity in number brough imediate dividends with the home side clawing a goal back; however Duchy quickly restored their two lead with Colin Thomas passing across the circle for Dave Warman to sweep home; and five minutes later the score was 4-1 when Bradford squaring the ball to Thomas who tapped home at the back post. 

Duchy retained their lead until half time and moved further ahead at the start of the second when Rick Searle fired home a penalty corner; with Sam Adams - making his first Duchy appearance for 3 years - taking the score to 6-1 with another set piece on the fifty minute mark. Another consolation from PGSOB - a crash ball into the circle which was deflected home - cut the deficiet to 6-2; however Bradford struck late on to claim a hat-trick and restore the five-goal advantage for Duchy. 

Man of the Match was awarded to Ricky Birch.

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PGSOB C | 20f, 54F

Duchy B | Neil Bradford 2f, 7f, 57f; Dave Warman 22f; Colin Thomas 27f; Rick Searle 38pc; Sam Adams 52pc

Name Squad number Position Scored Assists Cards
Neil Bradford 9 3 2
Guy Bennett 13
Ricky Birch 41 1
Zade Milnes 45
Ricky Searle 55 1 2
Sam Adams 56 1
Dave Warman 77 1
Colin Thomas 81 1 1
Kevin Welsh 84 Goalkeeper
Andrew Watson 89
Robert Askew 96
Ollie Paterson 118 1