ASB Premiership - Round 14
Fred Taylor Park, Whenuapai
Sunday 24 February, 2013
Milos Nikolic 42'
Aaron Clapham 8'-pen
Halftime:1-1 Referee:Nick Waldron Crowd:609
by Bob Pearce at Fred Taylor Park
1 Danny Robinson (GK)
22 Adam Highfield (GK)
2 Aaron Scott(Nikolic 20)
2 Dan Terris
4 Tim Myers
4 Nick Wortelboer
5 Brian Shelley (Jones 64)
7 Darren White
6 Matt Cunneen
8 Aaron Clapham
8 Chad Coombes
9 Russell Kamo
10 Allan Pearce
12 Andy Barton
11 Luiz Del Monte (Beguely 74)
15 Julyan Collett
16 Tristan Prattley
16 Ashley Wellbourn (Knox 86)
17 Jake Butler
19 Louie Bush
20 Ryan De Vres
20 Ken Yamamoto (Murphy 74)
3 Jack Beguely
6 Chris Murphy
9 Milos Nikolic
13 Nathan Knox
14 Daniel Jones
14 Josh Smith
25 Calvin Opperman
24 Cory Mitchell
28 Alex Carr (RGK)
=2 yellow cards
= red card
Play by Play
Hot and humid with a good surface despite the lack of rain in te north
Both teams have youngsters sitting on the bench
We're off with Waitakere paying towards Kumeu
Waitakere attack down left, but ball outruns player
Kamo bursts through but no support and he's outnumbered
Freekick Waitakere on edge of area, goalie collects
Great cross by Bush, Kamo just fails to head in , corner
PENALTY Canterbury for push in box, Clapham scores GOAL!
Corner Waitakere, headed clear but not far.
Scott and White collide, Scott receiving treatment, groggy as he gets yellow card
Scott back on again
Scott replaced by Nikolic
Nikolic in clear but the cavalry late in arriving, Myers has shot from distance just wide
Great ball from Coombes to De Vries but he shoots straight at keeper, wasted chance
Shelley on the burst, runs out of steam by the corner flag. A defender wit ambitions.
Right wing corner for Canterbury, cleared to Yamamoto who misfires
PENALTY Waitakere, Clapham foul on De Vries.
Pearce takes blocked by Highfield twice ball away for corner
GOAL! Coombes corner, Butler drives in, Nikolic finish.
Four minutes to be added
45 plus two
Speculator by Pearce, halfway to Kumeu
Halftime 1-1, pretty fair on run of play. Coach Braithwaite has words with officials over penalty. Both were pretty soft.
We're off again, no changes at the break
Pearce breaks well but team-mates not on same page of the script for the pass
Left wing corner Canterbury, White curls it just wide as Robinson grabs air.
Another corner for visitors, cleared.
Nikolic beats offside trap but shot well saved.
Wellbourn bursts through but shoots just wide.
GOAL! Kamo races though fairly tentative defence and places shot past goalie.
Shelley off with head injury no replacement as yet
Jones on for Shelley
Freekick Waitakere, ref has words with two Canterbury players. No profit from kick.
Freekick to Waitakere on edge of area, wasted.
Butler from distance tipped over by Highfield.
Murphy on for Yamamoto
Beguely on for Del Monte
Daniel Jones has a rare shot but goalie untroubled
Beguely crosses but Nikolic's shot well grabbed by goalie.
RED CARD Jones for tackle on White
Knox on for Wellbourn
Five minutes to be added.
GOAL! Kamo waltzes through defence and buries shot untroubled.
GOAL! Bungled clearance by Bush ends up in Canterbury net
Madhouse finish as ref's watch stops, finally he blows his whistle fo Canterbury win 3-2.