St John's get season off to a winning start
1st October 2015
St John's football played two games in the WEST Football League on Thursday 1st October.
St John's -vs- St Paul's
The game started with St John's going on the front foot and taking an early lead through a right footed finish by Brenden Hill. A lapse in confidence and a stray pass allowed St Paul's to score an equaliser againt the run of play. St John's then went back on the offensive, and scored two more goals before half time. Both scored by Jakub Zych. The second half continued in a similar vein with Jakub completing his hat-trick.
Final Score: St John's 4 St Paul's 1
St John's -vs- Wingrove
Both teams had won their previous game, both scoring 4 goals, so a tight game was anticipated.
The game did not disappoint with both teams eager to take control early on. A couple of minutes in, the deadlock was broken with an arrow of a righ footed shot by Jakub Zych. Wingrove responded with some pressure but did not test Neville Tumba in the St John's goal. In the second half St John's beagn to press for another goal to hopefully settle the game. They had to wait until the last couple of minutes before their lead was extended, with a driving shot into the roof of the net by, man of the match, Mason Cooper. A late save from Tumba enabled a clean sheet and the victory.
Final Score: St John's 2 Wingrove 0
All teams who played their games last night played in the correct spirit and a good time was had by all.