Return to front page

Newest article: Fund our Future plea by johnnybaker26/4 16:10Fri Apr 26 16:10:49 2024view thread

Oldest article: "Hither & Thither"? by alan ainsworth24/11/2013 12:59Sun Nov 24 12:59:08 2013view thread


Next thread: Harlow game by Rainham don21/9/2016 08:24Wed Sep 21 08:24:30 2016view thread

Re: Utterly brilliant

By Pink Panther18/9/2016 10:36Sun Sep 18 10:36:54 2016In response to Re: Utterly brilliant

Views: 2645

Well, it depends on how you interpret the phrase "very basic team". I too thought Hendon were a fairly basic team, but there's less that can go wrong when you keep it simple. Hendon defended doggedly, were solid in the centre of midfield and attacked well with pace and width; the centre forward scored a well taken goal and they caught Dulwich napping with a bit of imagination at a free kick. Meanwhile Dulwich played lots of pretty passing football with little end product, several good players were rendered less effective by playing out of their best positions, they didn't field a proper striker (with two left on the bench) and looked very lightweight up front, and all of the most difficult saves had to be made by the Dulwich keeper. I'd have been quite grateful for something a bit more 'basic' from my team.

reply to this article | return to the front page

Next article in this thread: Re: Utterly brilliant by rwakeley18/9/2016 00:29Sun Sep 18 00:29:13 2016

Previous thread: Before we all start getting carried away... by rwakeley19/9/2016 12:43Mon Sep 19 12:43:42 2016view thread