their rightful spot in third place last night with an emphatic 4-1 demolition of
MK Ed, giving
them a real lesson in football along the way.
their first choice line up for only the second time this season, Bunky’s took
the lead shortly
after kick-off when a woeful shot from Ritchie Moss hit Sean and deflected past
the MK Ed. ‘keeper
into the net.
A few minutes
later a Gaz was able to break down the right and as Rolfey dragged the defence
the square ball found Ritchie unmarked in the middle who struck the ball first
time into the near corner.
(Now, this type of shot is not always easy, as Gaz will testify, as he later
struck one well over the bar
from a similar position during the friendly thrashing Bunkies’ handed out
to Athletico Shenley at the
end of the evening. I know, I know, they had only just played – blah, blah, blah
– but don’t forget
Bunkies’ had enjoyed their post match few pints and pork scratchings, so fairs,
Anyway, back to
the game. MK Ed. did manage to score just at the end of the first half as they
possession in the middle and the glare from the sun unsighted Daz at the wrong
For a few
moments, it looked as though the Bunkies’ bogey team were about to strike again
tall left back, wearing his traditional pads and thinning hair (you know who you
are) collected the
ball, span, span some more, tried to run, couldn’t, didn’t …. and was probably
saved from collapsing as
the ref. blew for half time.
Second half …..
the game suddenly became a bit more physical and although the rugby type
by Mark Rogers was a bit much – most of the other stoppages the ref. imposed
seemed unwarranted and
a bit harsh.
again and again, although Daz. was now also being called into action as they let
in on a couple of occasions. Sean, Rolfey and Gaz all hit the woodwork before
Sean finally managed to
seal the victory, grabbing his second after good work through the middle and the
result was beyond
doubt when he grabbed his third hat-trick of the season, just before the end
with a fine goal from a
fine through ball.
now three points ahead of Crownhill – but with an inferior goal difference, they
to drop points.