second Semi-Final was an encounter between Johnsbridge
and Steve Park Rangers. Who would take their place
in the Plate Final and challenge Spider Mans 1s
for the coveted trophy?
FC had won 2, drawn 1 and lost 2 today scoring
18 and conceding 23. Steve Park Rangers had 1
won and lost 3 with 11 scored and 25 conceded.
It would not be easy to compare the two teams
records directly as Johnsbridge FC came from a
5-team group with shorter games whilst Steve Park
Rangers came from a 4-team group with longer matches.
However, you would probably suggest Johnsbridge
FC were favourites based on the stats.
FC were aiming to reach their second Plate Final.
At this Semi-Final stage in the 2016 Krakow Trophy
they were battling out a 1-1 draw with Tea Time
(Pol) before going through 3-1 on penalties. This
was proving to be another close encounter – the
game was 0-0 for much of the first half until
Johnsbridge FC pulled ahead two minutes before
the half-time whistle.
second half followed the same pattern – no score
for much of the half but then a goal for Johnsbridge
FC towards the end. With a minute to go Johnsbridge
FC killed off the hopes of Steve Park Rangers
as they doubled their lead to 2-0.