The Match Report: Chichester College Vs Isle Of Wight College


The battle of the bottom, Chichester college vs IOW college. With Chichester College on 1 point after 5 games and taking 7th place in the table and IOW college on 0 points after 3 games sitting in 8th.  With both teams warmed the 1PM kick-off was ready to start.

GAME TIME, IOW college start the game off. With 10 minutes gone both teams slowly starting to get in the game and with high energy levels Chichester college playing balls over the top of IOW college and rattle the back line a few times. Within the 15th minute IOW college won a corner, crowding the box was IOW college looking to brake the dead lock. Stephen McCarthy take an in-swinging corner, the ball getting to the near post and going through a crowd of people the ball lands to Captain Leo Jones from 4 yards out and hitting the ball just over the cross bar. Both teams creating chances it was the 20th minute Chichester playing the ball out from the back to the midfield and finding their striker with a through ball and the striker looks up to slot the ball to the left hand of goal keeper Andrew Morey making it 1-0 to Chichester. With IOW college going 1-0 down the heads of all the team kept high and were able to get the ball down and keeping ball with care. 10 minutes have been since the goal, Dan Johnson working hard in the high part of the Chichester half wins the ball and has the confidence to take the ball through the gap of two of the Chichester defenders and beating the going 1-on-1 with the goal keeper and taps the ball to the right hand side of the Chichester goal keeper, making it 1-1!!!! IOW college back in the game. With 5 minutes left of the first half IOW college won a throw in Stephen McCarthy take and the ball to Dan Johnson who holds the ball up and takes it pass one man to find Leo Jones who turns to find Braydon Izzard who from 25 yards out looks up and take a shot the curls perfectly in the top left corner and over the tips of the keeper making 2-1 to IOW College!!!!!! With that goal the first half ended 2-1.

Second half of the battle of the bottom, IOW feeling confident but know cant let the buzzing feeling get to them and make sure to keep this lead not to make any mistakes because Chichester are wanting to come out with the three points. So the second half started nothing really anything happening within the first 25 minutes, both teams having chances but nothing to come from it. The Chichester team where getting more and more frustrated by making tackles leading into a few yellow cards. The last 25 minutes the IOW team was starting to get a bit tried and where starting to ‘cling on’ by longs balls in desperation and tried legs. The Chichester team would overload the back line leading them to have many shots with the box but goalkeeper Andrew Morey making some world class shot stopping saves, it was each one getting better and better the team couldn’t thank him enough. With the last 5 minutes to go the IOW just knew that they had to give it there all to try and keep this lead by continues tackles by Henry Wollweber, Rowenn Churchill and Josh Knowles keeping them out to have any chances to score the final whistle went the cheers from the team and managers on the side line from IOW college bellowed through the park, The Isle Of Wight College have pick up there first three points of the season and can hopefully bring this momentum to next weeks game.  

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