Kelburne 4XI (6) V GIFFNOCK 3XI (0)
The 4XI continued their defence of the Scottish Reserve Plate on
Sunday, with a crushing 6-0 Semi Final victory over Giffnock 3XI at
The Paisley side started the match in determined fashion, and were in no mood to give their opponents any hope of reaching this Sundays final.
With ?Burne enjoying all the possession, it was only a matter of time before they were to take the lead, and on the 15 minute mark they duly obliged.
Midfield powerhouse Paul Maguire fired the ball into Alan Gillies, who layed off to strike partner Steve Bain, who expertly shot back stick past the keeper to give the 4?s a deserved lead.
The second was soon to follow, and it was that man Bain again, this time latching onto Maguire?s slide rule pass to crash home an unstopable shot from the edge of the D.
By now the 4?s were in total control, and the third goal that followed killed any faint hopes that Giffnock had of winning the game.
When James Currie?s shot could only be parried to Captain Alyn James, he cleverly rolled the ball into Alan Gillies, who made no mistake firing low past the keeper from 16 yards.
The second half started with ?Burne dominating proceedings once more, and it wasn?t long before they had extended their lead.
A short corner was taken to Steve Bain, and when his shot was deflected
into the air, Alyn James was first to react, volleying his shot high
past the helpless keeper.
By now the 4?s were flying and goal number 5 was soon to follow.
Another short corner was pushed out, this time to Alan Gillies, who set up James Currie, and he skillfully placed his shot low into the far corner of the net.
But Kelburne weren?t finished there, when Gillies got his second of the afternoon.
Steve Bain, once again in the thick of things, nicked in and stole the ball from the Giffnock defender, and squared to Gillies who slammed the ball home with the greatest of ease.
An emphatic victory for the 4?s who now look forward to a mouth watering final on Sunday against Kelburne 3XI.