Walking Football Benalmadena Match Report
We had 10 players for our match at Benalmadena on Monday 15th January.
In the orange bibs were: Fred Harding, Ron Waugh, first-timer Kevin Nelmes, Brian Russell and Phil Dodd.
In the yellow bibs were: Alex Ness, Adam Kerr, Paddy Walsh, Robin Beith and first time player Tuomas.
Robin Beith is clear on goal but scoops the ball onto the crossbar.
Paddy Walsh backpasses straight to Brian Russell but he shoots straight at Alex Ness.
Adam Kerr scores a blinder from distance past Fred Harding in goal to make it 1-0 to the yellows. Paddy Walsh then makes it 2-0 to the yellows.
Kevin Nelm for the orange bibs finds himself one-on-one with Adam Kerr in goal but shoots straight at him. Phil Dodd then tries a shot from distance. Alex Ness, now out on pitch, tries a shot which Fred Harding nearly fluffs but manages to recover.
Brian Russell and Phil Dodd combine well but Phil can’t finish, but a cross then comes over to Kevin Nelmes who makes it 2-1.
Seeking the equaliser, Kevin and Brian then pass the ball between them but Kevin can’t get his second goal.
But in the second half, Kev Nelmes lays it onto Phil Dodd who then manages to equalise at 2-2.
The orange bibs then take the lead as Paddy encroaches in the area and concedes a penalty which Brian Russell puts away. 3-2 to the orange bibs.
But in the final moments of the game, Alex Ness breaks clear from halfway and, after missing a few chances throughout the game, makes sure and levels the match at 3-3.
Brian Russell wins Man of the Match for a strong performance from him.