9th March 2008
This fixture was the last practice session and match for the
England Grand Masters Squad before setting off to Sant Cugat near
The game was played over 3 x 25 minute periods, and apart from 10 minutes at the beginning, the LX side were well in control of this game against a competent East side.
With the return of John French to the LX squad, and sharing
the front line with
This was a very worth while game as it gave the squad a chance to put into practice some of the improvements that were found wanting in their last warm-up match against a very strong Richmond side. A far more positive performance, with the side keeping a better shape and over all the linking was better executed, ….. not to mention the excellent finishing!
The goal scorers were: - Hutchings 3, Wood 2, French 2, Mahmood 1, Perryman 1 and Major 1.
We would like to thank Colchester H.C. for hosting this fixture, and in particular, Terry Howlett for being so involved in all the arrangements