Crawley Green 2
Spartan South Midlands League
Green v Hadley
A last minute goal by
Jermaine Hall moved Crawley Green into second place in the league
with a narrow 2-1 victory over close rivals Hadley FC.
dominated the first half and opened the scoring after 20 minutes
when Stefan McNeilly headed in a corner from John Cooper.
A reckless challenge in
the box from Lee Loasby after 40 minutes gave Hadley a way back into
the game and Danny Gruar took full advantage with a well taken
penalty. The second half was
keenly contested and the game nearly boiled over when Stefan
McNeilly was badly injured in a challenge that later required 10
stitches. In the final minutes of
the game Crawley were awarded a corner and Jermaine Hall was first
to react when the ball broke lose in the box to smash home a late
winner and secure all three points for Crawley.
reverse fixture Crawley Green Reserves lost 2-1 to Hadley.
Mark Smith scored for Crawley.
Crawley travel to Tokyngton Manor
and on Saturday entertain AFC Dunstable in the semi final of the
Bedfordshire Senior Trophy.
Match reporter this week Mr Alan Clark