Tuesday 5 September 2017

Grampound 0-2 Queens Rangers

(Duchy League Division 1)

Availability is a big concern at Grampound and getting a consistent team out is proving very difficult. However, the squad tonight acquitted themselves brilliantly, defending well and denying a good opposition team too many sights at goal. Adrian Martin, called in at the last minute, played very well and marshalled defenders in front of him. The back four and holding midfielders were solid and allowed little opportunity to attackers. Ryan Orchard, up front on his own was a constant thorn in the side of the visitors, aided by a good display from Jordan Still playing wide left. The goals were a little unfortunate, the first on the stroke of half time when a cross floated in when misjudged and the second an outstanding volley late on which on another day might have gone anywhere. Grampound had their chances - a couple of scrambles in the visitors' 6-yard box, a Sparkes shot that flew just over, hitting a post and an Orchard run that might have had a positive result on another day.

Although a defeat, this was a game that the both the young players and those more experienced in the Grampound team could look back on with a bit of pride after a battling display.

 

Squad

1. Martin
2. Grose
3. Webb J
4. Woodman J
5. Clements
6. Dunn G
7. Sparkes
8. Hook
9. Michael
10.Still
11.Orchard

Subs at start:-
12. James
13. Bawden

Goals

 

Man of the Match

Ryan Orchard

Yellow Cards

James
Webb

Red Cards

 

 

Recent Club Honours

Duchy League

Champions 1971-2

Div.2 Champions 1983-4

Reserves Cup Winners 2014-15
Reserves Cup Runners-Up 2016-17

Devon & Cornwall Veterans

Supplementary Cup Winners
2007-8

East Cornwall Youth League

U14s Championship Cup Winners
2016-7

President

vacancy

Life Vice Presidents

Mike Bawden
Tim Lobb
Chris Paynter

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