second Semi-Final promised to be an intriguing
clash between Los Swallacticos and El Combe Old
Boys. Los Swallacticos had returned to winning
ways against Team Maverick in the Quarter-Finals
and had 4 wins out of 5 to their name. El Combe
Old Boys were still unbeaten and the only unbeaten
team still left in the tournament.
was Los Swallacticos who hit the front first as
Barry O'Neil scored his fourth goal of the tournament.
It was the first goal Andy Gartshore had conceded
in three games and the first time El Combe Old
Boys have been behind. Could they respond?
before half-time was the question as we reached
the interval at 1-0. In the second half Andy Hampshire's
6th goal of the tournament was outshone by a Kevin
Niblock double as Los Swallacticos completed a
was a deserved win for the team from Northern
Ireland as El Combe Old Boys conceded they had
run out of legs, a few injuries, the previousl
night's boozing and just the one sub had contributed
to them running out of steam. El Combe have already
asserted their interest in returning next year
and, as always, will be great to see them.
Swallacticos had a Cup Final to prepare for…