East Budleigh Match Reports 28/10/17


East Budleigh were missing a number of players last Saturday for their league fixture against a robust Bow side and eventually lost by the odd goal.

Budleigh called upon Liam Mathew and Kai Guise who stepped up from the Reserves and both gave there all for a Budleigh side who took an early 5th minute lead; Jack Greenslade swung in a corner for Adam Jones to rise and head home.

The hosts were having the better of it; George Harris flashed a shot wide when set up by West, whilst at the other end captain Dan Reynolds was having a good half covering in the centre of defence.

Budleigh were forced to replace the inspirational Greenslade following one of a number of nasty challenges from the visitors.

Five minutes before the break Budleigh were punished for a loss of concentration and Bow duly levelled.

In the second half the game looked to be heading for a draw, but Bow sneaked ahead in the 68th minute forcing Budleigh to go in search of an equalizer; Jack Rowland, Josh Whiller, Owen Corrick and Guise all tried their luck in the last twenty.

This Saturday Budleigh are at Exeter University. (kick-off 2.15pm)

East Budleigh Reserves travelled to Okehampton in Division 8 and came up against a home side featuring a number of Premier league players. This spoilt the game which the home side won 6-1.

Josh Rowland scored a consolation for Budleigh who host Sandford at Vicarage Road next Saturday. (kick-off 2.15pm)

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