Cup Holders begin defence in style

Thomsons Cycles Kelburne 2nd XI 7 - 0 Aberdeen GSFP's



Thomsons Cycles Kelburne began their defence of the District Cup with a long trek north to take on Aberdeen GSFP.


The game started with high intensity as Kelburne got a short Corner in the first 2 minutes, Harry Godfrey had an unlucky hit and missed. Another short corner was won shortly after and skipper Fraser Hutchinson had a good strike but the Aberdeen keeper saved. 

Kelburne kept the intensity high and on the third short corner Kelburne slipped left to Jack McKenzie who buried it away, 1-0 Kelburne. Shortly after, Jack McKenzie missed another chance on his reverse.

Fraser Scott played a great ball into the D, that he had been doing all game, to Andrew Duff who had a shot that hit the post then the keeper then in, this own goal brought the score to 2-0. 

This was followed up by Kelburne passing it well who left Andrew Bremner open in front of an empty goal. Half time 3-0. 

Kelburne continued to have nice play by passing the ball around as the fourth goal was worked from Ewan Carmichael to Miles Goldie to Jack McKenzie who scored, 4-0.

Andrew Bremner made a strong lead top D, controlled the ball and shot off his back foot and as the ball was going ?in? the bottom left corner Jack McKenzie was guilty of goal theft for his hat-trick, 5-0. 30 minutes into the second half, the fourth short corner and Harry Godfrey put it away with a strike into the left corner, 6-0. 

Another well worked goal that set up Andrew Bremner who scored another, 7-0. In the dying minutes of the game when Aberdeen were on the break and Michael Nichol fouled a player that ended up with him receiving a yellow card. The short corner against was missed. Final score, 7-0.

Fraser Hutchisons team now looking forward to draw for next round of competition.

This weekend sees the Thomsons Kelburne 2nd string looking to bounce back from last weeks league defeat with Western when they face a league double header with Hillhead II.

Match Report Miles Goldie