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Convincing win for Huntly in B league clash

Middlefield Wasps 1

Matthewson 56

Huntly 6

Whitta 17, Sim 23, Potter 35, Chalmers 45, Baird 49, Mann 61
  • Saturday, 06 December 2014
  • Aulton Outdoor Pitches
  • Under 16´s
  • League B

Chris Cromar | YFS North Region Journalist
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Huntly convincingly beat the Middlefield Wasps by six goals to one in a one sided encounter at Aberdeen’s Aulton Outdoor Pitches in Aberdeen. Huntly were clinical in their finishing which ensured that the three points went to the Strathbogie side.
 
Huntly had the game’s first opportunity as Luke Baird’s ball in from the right was met by Ryan McFadyen whose shot went over the bar.
 
Huntly took the lead in the 17th minute as Aidan Whitta’s effort from the edge of the box found the back of the net to give the visitors the lead.
 
Huntly continued to press and Baird’s free kick from the left went wide for the target as Huntly looked to double their lead.
 
It was 2-0 minutes later as the Black and Golds doubled their advantage, as Michael Potter’s corner was cleared away only for a shot to hit off of Daniel Sim to give the away side a two goal lead.
 
In the aftermath off the goal, Middlefield’s Jack Evans was sent off for foul language.
 
Middlefield had their first real opportunity of the match five minutes before the interval as Fraser Matthewson’s long range shot from outside of the box went wide of the target.
 
Huntly made it 3-0 seconds later as Robbie Chalmers’ ball in from the left found Liam Jack who hit the post, with the rebound being scored by Potter.
  • Half Time:
  • Middlefield Wasps
  • 0-3
  • Huntly
Five minutes after the restart it was 4-0 as Chalmers’ shot from the left hand side found the back of the net to effectively wrap up the win for the visitors.
 
Despite being four goals down, Middlefield continued to press and Alex Seager’s low shot from outside the box was saved by Charlie Cooper in the Huntly goal.
 
Huntly went five up as Sam Angus’ corner was met by Baird who headed home a powerful header to make it 5-0.
 
Huntly nearly made it six as McFadyen’s effort from the left hand side of the box was well saved by Middlefield’s Tom Smith in goal to deny the striker.
 
Middlefield had a good chance as Matthewson had a good run into the box and his shot was saved by Cooper to deny the visitors a consolation goal.
 
Despite being a man down Middlefield were pressing to pull one back and they got their goal as Matthewson long range effort found the back of the net to give a boost to the hosts.
 
It was Huntly who grabbed the next goal to make it 6-1 as Fraser Mann ran onto a pass in a classical counter attacking move and his run and finish was superb as Huntly regained their five goal advantage.
 
Huntly had two good opportunities in the closing stages as they game fizzled out. In the end Huntly will be happy with their convincing 6-1 victory, while Middlefield can be pleased with their performance after going down to 10 men in the first half.
  • Full Time:
  • Middlefield Wasps
  • 1-6
  • Huntly

Lineups

Middlefield Wasps
Huntly
1 Tom Smith 2 Sahand Abolfathi 3 Liam Farquharson 4 Jack Evans 5 Harry Muirhead 6 Fraser Matthewson 7 Ryan Douglas 8 Harris Macleod 9 Alex Seager 10 Matthew Flanagan 11 Samuel Murray 12 Gary Moore 15 Michal Wosinski 14 Cameron Spence 17 Kami Khorasani 20 Dylan Martin
1 Charlie Cooper 2 Liam Jack 3 Ben Gordon 4 Jamie Wilson 5 Luke Baird 7 Aidan Whitta 8 Jamie Strachan 9 Ryan McFadyen 10 Daniel Sim 11 Robbie Chalmers 14 Fraser Mann 15 Ciaran McGowan 16 Sam Angus 18 Michael Potter 20 Blair Penny
Star Player
Middlefield Wasps
Huntly
Fraser Matthewson: Scored a long range effort for his side and always look to attack and create opportunities for the hosts.
Daniel Sim: Played well for his side, scored a goal and always looking to create opportunities for his side.
Magic Moment
Middlefield Wasps
Huntly
Fraser Matthewson’s effort was a great strike and was the highlight of the game for Middlefield.
Fraser Mann’s counter attack goal was classic counter attacking football as he made a good run and finished with composure.
Club Views
Middlefield Wasps
Huntly
Manager Alan Mitchell said “the spending off spoilt the game”, but he was happy as the boys gave “100%” and “kept going”.
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