Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Dawlish Madrid 2, Honiton Troopers 3
Honiton Troopers Under-9 came from two goals down at the interval to deservedly win an enthralling encounter.
Dawlish Madrid raced into a two-goal lead and would have netted more but for the excellence of Troopers keeper Harvey Lee.
At half-time the Troopers were
At the break the coach encouraged the team to keep believing. There was a greater tempo to their play from the restart and Lewis Clyburn fired them back into contention.
Clyburn then turned creator as he crossed for Louie Stevens to level things up at 2-2.
In the closing stages Clyburn struck the winner to complete a fabulous comeback fro the Troopers.
Louie Stevens was named the Troopers Player of the Day.
Coach Dave Haysom said: “I am proud of them all. The team are improving all the time and now beginning the benefit from playing together and listening to instruction from the coaching staff.”