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THFC V KELVEDON SOCIAL RESERVES: BORDER LEAGUE DIVISION 2 : 4/11/2017
SQUAD : P HAWKINS C BRIGGS R SPELLER L THURSTON M HAWKINS J CHESTER J CHESNEY T TURNER J HART C GREEN H HAZEL J TOLLHURST J NEWMAN C WARD
FULL TIME : THFC 14 – 0 KELVEDON SOCIAL RESERVES
KELVEDON SEE RED AS HEATH RUN RIOT
Under the tuteledge of manager Steve Chester TIptree Heath continually strive to improve their game. For example Heath have often lacked composure in front of goal and failed to capitalise on the chances they had created. However on this day they certainly took their chances in a ruthless fashion that brought Kelvedon to a point of raggedness whereupon recklessness was their only answer.
Heath when in possession are good on the ball, it’s well documented but it’s as important to work hard at winning the ball back quickly when not in possession and this is something that they have been working on lately in training and on this evidence it is clearly paying dividends.
On kick off not 45 seconds had passed before Heath created their first clear cut chance, from then on it was one way traffic as a ravenous Heath team hungry for goals ran Kelvedon ragged by scoring eight goals in the first half. One such goal came from the young Joe Hart scoring with a notable long distance effort. He is an exciting prospect and since coming in to the team has shown touches of flair and guile that bode well for the future. Eight goals to nil in the first half tells a story of a one sided game and so as the second half began C Briggs was rested with J Tollhurst replacing. Cam Ward ( out for several weeks with injury ) replaced Harry Hazel up front and will need a few games before reaching match fitness.
No doubt still frustrated from a first half drubbing Kelvedon were quick to lose their discipline and duly had 3 players red carded. Though it seemed harder to place against a team of 8 Heath continued to keep the ball moving and opened Kelvedon up at every attack such that they bagged another 6 goals. Although Kelvedon looked a different prospect to a few weeks ago when Heath played them it was clear that Heath had more to their game, they looked both a settled and comfortable team.
Next week will be a sterner test though as they face West Essex reserves in the Essex Junior cup of which they did extremely well last year in reaching the Semi Finals at the first attempt.
Goals came from Max Hawkins 3 Charlie Green 4 J Newman 1 Toby Turner 1 Jamie Chesney 1 Harry Hazel 3 Joe Hart 1.