Sticker 0 Porthleven 1
Sticker started this first round Walter C Parsons cup tie quite brightly but on a slippy pitch were finding it difficult to control the ball especially up front and not enough quick passing between the more forward players to enable top scorer Jack Bowyer to latch onto. Consequently the more the game went on the more difficult it became for Sticker to break through the stubborn Porthleven defence. The only real chance in the first half came after a good piece of possession and passing and the oncoming Martyn Duff fired just over.H?T. 0-0.
The second half started with Sticker now kicking with the slope and continuing to try and play their passing game but Porthleven always looked dangerous on the break. Another chance came and went when a long ball over the top found Andrew Butler who stretched and got his foot to the ball only to see it smash against the upright. Tyler Cheshire came on to replace Tim Peers to give Sticker more width and he certainly posed a threat and he created another chance when his cross was met again by Butler but this time his effort went wide. Porthleven finally broke the deadlock when the always dangerous Matt Drummond cut in from the right side and fired in an unstoppable drive past the despairing hands of Sticker keeper Rob Rosevear. F/T. 0-1. Andrew and Gary will be disappointed that the lads didn't perform as well as the previous week but thats football!! On a brighter note Frank McAvoy will be able to rejoin the squad next week after serving his 4 match suspension as the team travel away to Callington Town for a league match.
Team: R.Rosevear, J.Rogers, A.Avery, M.Rowles-Jane, S.Kenny(L.Knowles), B.Rosevear, T.Peers(T.Cheshire), M.Duff, A,Butler, J.Cockings, J.Bowyer,