Tag: League

Motspur Park 7-3 Waddon Wanderers

11th November 2023

Motspur Park 7-3 Waddon Wanderers

Motspur Park continued their impressive run of form with a resounding 7-3 victory over Waddon Wanderers, securing their fourth consecutive home win.

The match was a reverse of the opening day fixture, which Waddon Wanderers won 5-4. However, Motspur Park were determined to avenge their defeat and put in a dominant performance from the start.

Emad Baraka opened the scoring before Ethan Ferrao netted a hat-trick to double his goal tally for the season. Joe Quick, Dan Rampton and Ed Foxley also chipped in with goals.

Motspur Park were 4-1 up with just 20 minutes remaining, but Waddon Wanderers fought back valiantly in the second half, reducing the deficit to 4-3. However, Motspur Park’s attacking quality shone through in the final stages of the game, as they scored three goals in quick succession to seal the victory.

The win was a much-needed boost for Motspur Park, who have been in excellent form since their defeat to Walton Hill in the Surrey Cup. The team will now look to continue their winning run when they face Wandgas Worcester Park in the next round of the League Cup.

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Old Rutlishians 2-3 Motspur Park

30th September 2023

Old Rutlishians 2-3 Motspur Park

Motspur Park Snatch Dramatic Victory Against Old Rutlishians

In a hard-fought encounter, Motspur Park emerged victorious over Old Rutlishians with a score of 3-2, securing their first league victory of the season and making it two consecutive wins in all competitions. The match was characterized by its physicality and intensity, with both sides battling for every inch of the pitch.

Motspur Park took an early lead through Ethan Ferrao, who capitalized on a defensive error to slot home the opener. Ferrao doubled the lead just before half-time, giving Motspur Park a commanding advantage at the break.

Old Rutlishians came out fighting in the second half, determined to overturn the deficit. Their efforts were rewarded in the 65th minute when they pulled a goal back through a free kick. The goal seemed to inject new life into Old Rutlishians, and they continued to press forward in search of an equalizer.

Their persistence paid off in the 75th minute when they leveled the score through a well-worked team goal. The match was now on a knife-edge, with both sides looking for the winner.

However, it was Motspur Park who found the decisive breakthrough in the 85th minute. Fritz, who had been a constant threat throughout the match, crossed the ball low and it was diverted by a defender into the Old Ruts goal.

The victory was a testament to Motspur Park’s resilience and determination. Despite facing a stern test from their experienced opponents, they dug deep to secure a hard-earned victory.

Manager Ethan Ferrao praised his team’s performance, acknowledging the challenge posed by Old Rutlishians. “We looked comfortable as ever going into half-time,” he said. “Clearly the opposition had a plan to make the second half scrappier and more aggressive, which was a shrewd idea because my team is young and they can react naively. We need to be better at that”.

Ferrao also credited his players for their ability to adapt to the changing circumstances of the game. “We showed great character to grind out the result,” he added. “We knew it would be a tough game, but we believed in ourselves and got the job done.”

Motspur Park will look to build on this victory as they seek to continue their winning streak in the upcoming matches.

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Waddon Wanderers 5-4 Motspur Park

16th September 2023

Waddon Wanderers 5-4 Motspur Park

In a thrilling first weekend of the Surrey South Eastern Combination league season, Waddon Wanderers emerged victorious over Motspur Park with a score of 5-4. The match was marred by an unfortunate injury to the Motspur Park goalkeeper seconds before the kick-off, leaving the team without a designated shot-stopper.

Despite the setback, Motspur Park’s replacement goalkeepers put in a valiant effort, but their efforts were not enough to secure a victory. Waddon Wanderers took an early lead, but Belcher’s brace in the 20th minute brought Motspur Park back on level terms.

The latter part of the first half and the opening minutes of the second half saw Waddon re-take the lead and extend their winning margin to three goals.

A backheel from Aiman and a header from Rampton saw Motspur Park come within a one goal deficit but the match ended in a 5-4 loss.

Motspur Park will look to bounce back from this defeat and secure their first victory of the season in their next match.

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