Two goal win for BSTFC Reserves

Adam Sykes celebrates BSTFC Reserves' second goal.

Bradley Stoke Town FC Reserves took on Brislington Cricketers Reserves on Saturday afternoon at Bradley Stoke Community School and came away with a 2-0 win.

The first half looked promising as Bradley Stoke were certainly quicker to the ball and had a fair amount of possession. Plus a phenomenal strike from Bradley Stoke centre back Jason Lee, who took the ball on from 30 yards, let rip with a lob which saw the Brislington keeper turn and watch it sail over his head.

In the second half Bradley Stoke continued to dominate possession. They had more chances and their fitness levels looked to be a lot better than those of the other team, important on such a hot day. They used their pace in places but could have used it a lot more as the opposition back four were built more for tackling not tracking back. Adam Sykes figured this out as he came on as a sub and got the Reserves the winner as he outpaced the centre half. The opposition keeper came rushing out; he knocked it round the keeper before knocking the ball in the back of the net.

There were plenty of other chances: Sam Chillcott blasted the ball from inside the 6 yard box into the woods behind the pitch and there was plenty of movement from Chillcott and Sykes when they were playing together but another goal could not be found.

Photo: Adam Sykes celebrates the Reserves’ second goal. [Photo credit: Connor Summers]

The Bradley Stoke A team also played, on the Jubilee field, against Cribbs Friends Life ‘B’. They didn’t have the best of first halves as they ended 3-0 down at the interval. They did however get one goal back from Shenke Dartey, who headed in from inside the penalty area.

Final Score: 3-1 to Cribbs Friends Life ‘B’.

Shenke Dartey (centre) heads a consolation goal for BSTFC.

Photo: Shenke Dartey (centre) heads a consolation goal for BSTFC ‘A’.

Audio clip courtesy of Connor Summers and Bradley Stoke Radio

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  • BSYFC U14 Girls 1 – 10 Ashton Girls
  • BSYFC U11 Girls White 1 – 5 Bristol Union Red
  • BSYFC U10 Girls 2 – 3 AEK Boco
  • BSYFC U12 Girls 1 – 2 Downend
  • BSYFC U10 Colts 1 – 7 Ashton Boys
  • BSYFC U9 Hornets 5 – 2 AEK Boco
  • BSYFC U8 2 – 7 Bradley Stoke United

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The Bradley Stoke Sport Report is written by 15-year-old Connor Summers, who hosts a weekly Sports Show on Bradley Stoke Radio (BSR). Listen to Connor’s radio show from 6pm every Sunday.

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