Four-midable Reserves get revenge on Stony

PUBLISHED: 11:39 14 December 2009 | UPDATED: 16:12 11 May 2010

Royston Town Reserves 4 Stony Stratford Reserves 0 ROYSTON were able to gain revenge over Stony for an earlier league defeat in this third round Reserve Cup tie at Garden Walk. The visitors started the brighter of the teams and put the Town back line unde

Royston Town Reserves 4 Stony Stratford Reserves 0

ROYSTON were able to gain revenge over Stony for an earlier league defeat in this third round Reserve Cup tie at Garden Walk.

The visitors started the brighter of the teams and put the Town back line under constant pressure from the kick off which due to some sublime defending never really reached Barlow in the Royston goal.

As the game wore on the home side settled into a rhythm and began to pass the ball much better and bring the wide men into the game.

Jamie Morriss was a constant thorn in the side of the Stony defence as was Brad Wilkinson on the opposite flank.

With Dallaway and Scott Crosk supporting every attack it was only a question of when the Town would score and on 27 minutes Dallaway squared the ball following a mazy run along the by-line and Wilkinson notched his first goal for the club.

Royston extended the lead with a Crosk double, the first a tap in from a Morriss cross and the second a brave header from a deep corner.

The game was over as a contest with these two finishes and the second period saw the Crows further extend their lead with Dallaway slotting home from close range after good approach play involving the returning Jon Bitting and Billy Seweel.

Reserve manager Kevin Wilson was quick to praise his side, saying: "We have a resilience about us now that was missing in our earlier games. We have become a hard side to beat, and with our attacking options will always pose a goal threat to teams."

The Reserves now return to league action with a very difficult away trip to Oxhey Jets mid-week.


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