Crawley Green 3
Bedfordshire Senior Trophy
Crawley Green v
Poor discipline by AFC Dunstable allowed
Crawley Green to recover from a goal down to win the semi final of
the Bedfordshire Senior Trophy 3-1.
In an even first half AFC
took the lead when Richard Harker finished off a good move after 37
The second half was equally tight until
the game changed on the hour when AFC's Courteney Massey needlessly
got himself sent off for an off the ball kick at a Crawley player
directly in front of the referee.
The sending off
disrupted AFC who became preoccupied with the referee and Crawley
took full advantage with 3 goals in 7 minutes.
defensive mix up after 64 minutes allowed Jermaine Hall to level the
scores and 5 minutes later Peter O'Donnell netted from close
The game was effectively over in the 71 minute when Tom
Freeman knocked in a free kick from John Cooper.
rallied in the closing stages but Crawley's defence in which Ross
Tompkins was outstanding, stood firm to book Crawley a place in the
final against Potton United.
Crawley Reserves beat
Harpenden Town Reserves 2-1 with new signing Henry Mungwira netting
Next week Crawley travel to Bedford on Tuesday
and Cockfosters the following Saturday. The Reserves travel to
Harpenden Town on Tuesday and next Saturday entertain Tring
Match reporter this week Mr Alan Clark