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West Beach ( 9 ) Southern Knights ( 8 )...with pics

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SAASL Challenge Cup - Round 2

West Beach ( 4 ) ( 4 ) *( 9 ) Southern Knights ( 4 ) ( 4 ) *( 8 )
Nick Tattoli 2..................................... Scott Bradley 2
Matthew Quinn....................................Tom Foglia
Gary Ashton........................................Jimmy Stewart

*decided by penalties.

Both West Beach and Southern Knights with lots of outs on the day...Knights missing David Mooney, Rob Marsden, Chris Bradley and Ben Jones. Beach missing their Irish crew plus Robert Smith and Torsten Rutter. Scott Bradley, after only signing back on mid week (with his brother Chris heading OS for holidays) bagged 2 goals and Tom Salvemini, in his first game since pre-season friendlies, gave his all throughout the game. Matt Harrison dug deep after racing back from Melbourne work commitments with great support from Aaron O'Toole, Jamie Faulkner, Tom Foglia, Iain Stewart, Jimmy Stewart, Stephen Maguire, Lee White and Sam Ferguson. Leigh Harrison Anthony Micheal and Justin Moule added more effort from the bench for coach Jim McGuinness.
Knights games this season rarely have a shortage of goals and this Cup Round 2 game offered more of the same.
Interestingly in the 15 games Knights have played this year (7 league, 2 Cup and 6 friendlies) there has been a total of 104 goals....51 for and 53 against at an average of 6.9 goals per game :shock:
Great game to watch with the first seven goals all coming from headers..3-3 at half time and 4-4 after 90 minutes.
No goals (but several good opportunities and a briliant tip over by West Beach's keeper) in extra time..
After both teams had taken 5 penalties and converted 4 each... Beach up first converted their 6th. and Knights bowed out with 4 missing their 6th. penalty and Beach progress to Round 3.
*Not the best lighting conditions for penalties and the latter part of extra time.



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Link to all West Beach v Southern Knights photos.

After rushing from Trinity Gardens Primary to West Beach I arrived to hear after 10 minutes Knights were leading 0-1.
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West Beach level the game at 1-1...

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Tom Foglia and Scott Bradley worked well in tandem up front for Knights.

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With several outs, Matt Harrison made a dash from work commitments in Melbourne to get to the game...

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Sandy Neary pushes forward into Knights half..

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Lots of strong challenges for referee Steve Gregan to oversee.

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Sam Ferguson (3) looks on as Scott Bradley heads home Knights second to make it 1-2...while Matt Harrison congratulates Tom Salvemini on the supply.

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West Beach coach Chris Groom looks around as Josh Hilditch tracks back with Tom Foglia close at hand.

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Anguish on Jimmy Stewart's face as West Beach level the game with another headed goal..

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Again Knights hit the front 2-3, this time through Tom Foglia..

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Jamie Faulkner in pursuit...

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Just over for Southern Knights..

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Knights bench and spectators look on as Tom Foglia is bowled over...

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West Beach's number 14 caused Southern Knights concern all day with run down the left flank.

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There's a bear in there....

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Sandy : "Scott, can you show me with your arms how many goals have you got so far ?"

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Horror on Stephen Maguire's face as he realises he has been beaten by another well placed header just before half time...3-3.

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Knights awarded a free kick just outside the penalty area...

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Jimmy Stewart surveys his options..

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With a Beach player on the far post Matt Harrison places himself in front of the keeper..

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Then allows the ball to go through his legs into the Beach goal...Knights hit the lead again 3-4..

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Moments later it's 4-4 as West Beach find the net once again...

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Knights escape a goalmouth scramble..

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An opportunity goes begging for Tom Foglia in extra time..

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A great tip-over save from West Beach's keeper...

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Excellent 1st game back for Scott Bradley, 2 goals despite not having played football for nearly 8 months...

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Josh Hilditch spots the camera lens through a crowded line up..

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Jim McGuinness directs the changes, Justin Moule gets a run and Sandy Neary has a chat with mate Scott Bradley on the Knights bench...

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As conditions became darker photography became more difficult....despite this Knights seemed to have the momentum.

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A penalty knockout will decide it..

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With the sun setting I was surprised that the darkest, tree shaded end was chosen for the penalty shoot out.

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1-1

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2-1

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2-3

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3-4

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4-4

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5-4 ...West Beach progress into Round 3 of the Cup.



SAASL Reserve Cup - Round 2

ISC Raptors ( 4 ) Southern Knights ( 1 )

Two Southern Knights defensive errors gifted Raptors a 2-0 lead and Knights failed to recover playing with a lack of composure and structure. Raptors pounced on a miskicked clearance in the first minute and almost a repeat in the last minute of the first half to lead 2-0 at half time.
Raptors third goal was the best of the day with a fine drive from about 25 metres out. Knights pulled a goal back to make it 3-1.
Raptors made it 4 despite the allround calls for offside from the Knights defense.
Lacking key players such as Richard Finlayson, Sam Jones, Dustin McMahon, for various reason and having Sam Ferguson and Leigh Harrison Cup tied to the As left Southern Knights a bit thin on the park but those on the park contributed well.
With Knights squandering several chances, the final score 4-1, was somewhat flattering for Raptors but they were deserved winners on the day.

Raptors perennial stalwart Jim Viglis tidies up a loose net...
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Ben Vidgeon was under pressure early..

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Andre "Paulo DiCanio" Rickers holds off his Raptors opponent.

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Stand over tactics....

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Anthony Micheal makes a point....whilst Raptors players begin rehearsing the Zorba dance...

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In a show of virtuosity, Raptors keeper demonstrates his ability to control the ball solely with his forehead :shock:

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Meanwhile, Knights Phill Smith ponders as Raptors take a 2-0 lead a minute before half time..

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After the half time break Phill Smith could only look back to see a long range strike hit the back of the net...3-0 to Raptors.

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Final score Raptors (4) Southern Knights (1)...

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2013 SAASL : Links to previous games photos.....

Round 7 : MSSC Blue Eagles ( 0 ) Southern Knights ( 3 )
Round 6 : Southern Knights ( 4 ) Elizabeth Grove ( 4 )
Round 5 : Para Hills East ( 2 ) Southern Knights ( 5 )
Round 4 : Southern Knights ( 1 ) Salisbury Florina ( 3 )
Round 3 : Munno Para City ( 1 ) Southern Knights ( 4 )
Round 2 : Southern Knights ( 6 ) Beograd Generals ( 4 )
Round 1 : Para Hills Lions ( 1 ) Southern Knights ( 4 )
Cup Round 2 : West Beach ( 9 ) Southern Knights ( 8 )
Cup Round 1 : Stirling Districts ( 2 ) Southern Knights ( 3 )


SAASL Pre-Season 2013
March 24 : Southern Knights ( 0 ) Fulham United ( 6 )
March 17 : Southern Knights ( 2 ) South Coast United ( 2 )
March 17 : Noarlunga United ( 2 ) Seaford ( 4 )
March 10 : Elizabeth Downs ( 6 ) Southern Knights ( 2 )
March 3 : Noarlunga United ( 3 ) Southern Knights ( 2 )
Feb 24 : Southern Knights ( 10 ) McClaren Districts ( 3 )

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2013 FFSA : Links to previous games photos...

Round 13 : South Adelaide ( 4 ) Modbury Jets ( 3 )
Round 11 : South Adelaide ( 2 ) Salisbury United ( 2 )
Round 4 : South Adelaide ( 4 ) Western Toros ( 0 )
Round 3 : The Cove ( 0 ) South Adelaide ( 1 )
Round 1 : Seaford ( 3 ) South Adelaide ( 2 )
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2012 - A year In Pictures...2011 - A year In Pictures .....Link to a collection of links to SAASL images and stats.... Link to the unofficial SAASL facebook page
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Is that BYO beer in the blue esky ?
Spot Željko Jurin Jnr ......

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Željko Jurin wrote:Is that BYO beer in the blue esky ?
No Zelko, the esky is for the team water and water bottles....beer is exceptionally well priced at West Beach !

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swannsong wrote:
Željko Jurin wrote:Is that BYO beer in the blue esky ?
No Zelko, the esky is for the team water and water bottles....beer is exceptionally well priced at West Beach !

Sandy isn't injured is he swanny? showered and dressed while the game was still going....

Surely he will want to be involved against some old mates!

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jogger wrote:
swannsong wrote:
Željko Jurin wrote:Is that BYO beer in the blue esky ?
No Zelko, the esky is for the team water and water bottles....beer is exceptionally well priced at West Beach !
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Sandy isn't injured is he swanny? showered and dressed while the game was still going....

Surely he will want to be involved against some old mates!
Sandy played most of the 90 minutes + but went of during extra time I think !
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swannsong wrote:
Željko Jurin wrote:Is that BYO beer in the blue esky ?
No Zelko, the esky is for the team water and water bottles....beer is exceptionally well priced at West Beach !
I would be more concerned about that oval ball being kicked around on a soccer pitch it should be banned.
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lefty wrote:
swannsong wrote:
Željko Jurin wrote:Is that BYO beer in the blue esky ?
No Zelko, the esky is for the team water and water bottles....beer is exceptionally well priced at West Beach !
I would be more concerned about that oval ball being kicked around on a soccer pitch it should be banned.
Isn't the oval ball part of Freddy's training :wink:
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