Bedford Town Res
Crawley Green Fc 3
Molten Spartan South Midlands League
Reserves v Crawley Green
Crawley Green deservedly beat Bedford Town
Reserves 3-1 to move into second place in the league behind Holmer
Crawley dominated from the start and quickly
established a lead with 2 goals in 2 minutes. Rian Macdonald opened
the scoring after 18 minutes when he turned in a cross from Stuart Strange
and two minutes later Ricky Clark fired home following good work from
Bedford got back into the game on the stroke of
half time when Crawley's keeper Ross Tompkins conceded a penalty and Tom
Damon finished emphatically from the spot. Crawley were the better
side in the second half and put the game beyond doubt with 5 minutes
remaining when John Cooper smashed home another good cross from Stuart
In mid week Crawley progressed into the semi final
of the Division One League Cup with a comfortable 3-0 victory over local
rivals Brache Sparta CFC.
James Potter opened the scoring after 18
minutes with a well struck free kick and Stefan McNeilly got on the end of
a Rian MacDonald cross to double Crawley's advantage 18 minutes
later. The second half was a disjointed affair dominated by
Crawley. A debut goal for Ricky Clark secured the tie when he headed
in a cross from Scott Darby after 75 minutes. In the semi final
Crawley entertain Hoddesdon Town.
Crawley Green Reserves beat
the favourites Leighton Town Reserves 1-0 in the Bedfordshire Intermediate
Cup with Aaron Wilson scoring the only goal.
Next Tuesday Crawley Green travel to Kings Langley and
on Saturday play Bedford away.
Match reporter this week Mr Alan Clark
Tel: 01582 700883