23rd Nov 2004 - BCII V's MK Utd
A full team but a formidable
opponent. MK Utd are top of the league, with no defeats.
BCII played Mark Rogers as a
central defender, in the hope of being able to use Daz's pace to nick a goal on
In the opening 10 minutes, this
seemed to work with Bunky's threatening occasionally but then MK Utd struck and
BCII were a goal down. This was followed by sustained MK Utd pressure and
Richard Armstrong pulled off a great save to prevent a 0-2 deficit before MR
struck from distance with a speculative shot that the keeper could only parry
into his own net. 1-1. Seconds later, a classic Bunky move saw the ball played
out wide right to BT, who struck a wonderful first time effort to score his
first goal and allow BCII to go into the break at 2-1 up.
Second half saw BCII soak up
pressure and hit time and time again on the counter attack. A lovely move from
deep saw MR play the ball onto DJ, who rolled it past the outstretched keeper.
3-1! Substitutes Rolfey and RM replaced the first half goal-scorers and managed
to keep the rhythm and momentum going, culminating in two strikes from RM,
although we know he miss-kicked the second one no matter what he says.
The best club performance of the
year. Superb efforts by all and a truly unexpected but well deserved 5-1
victory, take BCII into 4th place, just three points off the top.