ASB Premiership - Round 14
Fred Taylor Park, Whenuapai
Friday 6 April, 2012
Rory Turner 1', 46'
Nathan Cooksley 7'
Halftime:5-1 Referee: John Rowbury Crowd:348
by Bob Pearce at Fred Taylor Park, Whenuapai
1 Danny Robinson (GK)
1 Ben Wilkes (GK)
2 Jason Rowley
22 Hamish McKay
3 Aaron Scott
3 Josh Chettleburgh (McKnight 54)
4 Tim Myers
4 Jamie O'Connor
7 Martin Bullock
6 Matt Kennedy
10 Allan Pearce
8 Nathan Cooksley
17 Jake Butler
16 Michael Fraser
20 Ryan de Vries (Lovemore 62)
17 Jordon Martens
27 Ross Haviland (Lambert 45)
21 Tomas Mosquera
29 Jordan Vale
23 Barry Lewis
30 Rory Turner
25 Wade Randle
25 Sean Lovemore
12 Michael Sheridan
26 Reece Lambert
14 Pablo Moya
16 Neil Emblen
24 Michael McKnight
=2 yellow cards
= red card
Play by Play
Perfect autumn day in West Auckland with sunshine, some high cloud and a little breeze. This is the weather we didn't have all summer.
Both teams thin on numbers, only three bench players, including coach Emblen for the home team.
Travel arrangements mean a slightly early start and a short halftime.
We're under way with Waitakere playing towards Kumeu
GOAL! Waitakere's first attack and after 1m 24s Rory Turner urns in a pass from de Vries.
Jake Butler snap shot from edge of area, just over
Half chance for Mosquera but Haviland blocks
GOAL! Manawatu are level! Long throw finds Cooksley, who chips ove Robinson with a bicycle kick. Defence stood and admired.
Yellow card Cooksley for tackle on Pearce
Michael Fraser down injured after accidental smack in the face.
Quick freekick by Waitakere after handball opens up defence but goalie intervenes well
Mosquera finds himself in the clear but his long range shot is a fizzer.
First corner fo Watakere, spilledout to Haviland whose shot is regathred by Wilkes
Another corner fo Waitakere comes to nothing.
Corner fo Manawatu fielded by Robinson.
GOAL! De Vries is thwarted once but finally turns expertly to find the back of the net.
Pearce crosses from left, but the ball floats tantalising away from the strikers.
GOAL! Long ball finds Pearce who scores well from acute angle.
Pearce hits underside of crossbar but the ball bounces out and is cleared
GOAL! Solo effort by Peace, who squirms past several defenders and finishes powerfully.
45 plus one
GOAL! De Vries provides the cross, Turner adds the finish. His second.
Halftime 5-1 and more goals seem likely.
We're off again, Lambert replaces Haviland for Waitakere
Turner has chance for hat-trick but fires over top
De Vries wastes good work with poor shot instead of pass. Pearce unmarked and ready.
Chettleburgh off, McKnight on.
McKay makes good ground on right and Cooksley makes a valiant effort to ge his head on theball but it flies well.
Freekick to Waitakere on edge of area, but first a sub, de Vries off and Lovemore on. Freekick goes behind.
Manawatu have retreated into a nine-man defence and Waitakere just can't find the mark.
Sub Manawatu, Moya on for Martens.
Yellow card for Kennedy after late tackle on Myer.
Left wing corner Waitakere, Pearce takes, another corner.
Yellow for Wilkes after he runs out of area to stifle attack but ruled to handle in. Freekick defended.
Coach Emblen warming up on sideline. The secret weapon is poised for launch
Sheridan for McKay
GOAL! First time strike by sub Lovemore, best of the game.
Yellow card Bullock
Emblen on for Scott in defence.
Rare second half shot by Fraser, well held by Robinson.
Pearce treads way through defence but his hat-trick shot hits the upright and stays out.
Good shot by McKnight, diving save by Robinson.
Right wing corner Waitakere, headed clear.
Fulltime whistle, 6-1 to Waitakere.