Vets versus Mavericks proved to be a very enjoyable
game to watch. Ashtead Vets were propping up the
table but had looked much improved in their previous
game. Mavericks were hitherto unbeaten with 1
win and 2 draws to their name. Mavericks really
needed another win to sustain their Cup qualification
hopes. Ashtead Vets needed a win to give them
hope of qualifying for the Plate.
the first half there was a crucial period of play
when Mavericks looked like they had taken the
lead but Vas Michael saw his effort hit the bar.
Ashtead Vets went down the other end and Matt
Fowkes provided an excellent finish to put his
team 1-0 up. Mavericks were almost level but Manish
Madhvani saw his header rebound off the bar. Ashtead
Vets lead 1-0 at half-time.
did hit back in the second half as Manish Madhvani
hit the back of the net to make it 1-1. Neither
team could find a winner and we declared at 1-1.
The point, whilst clearly better than a defeat,
did not really help either team in their quest
for Cup/Plate qualification.