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Hat trick for the Hitman as Basford win well (VIDEO NOW ON LINE)

7 months ago By Match reporter

An excellent performance paved the way for a fine away result as Basford hit 5. Romulus 0 Basford United 5

League leaders Basford United completed a comfortable victory at
Romulus who worked hard and show a lot of promise for the new Management team. Despite an all star show from the home sides keeper Billy Spink son of Ex Aston Villa keeper Nigel Spink, he was helpless as Basford cut loose 2nd period.

Yesterdays fine victory can now be viewed at our Basford TV Channel on the following link

Basford dominated the opening period & the young home keeper made a trio of excellent saves to deny Rob Duffy twice and James Reid. He was helpless though as Liam Hearn’s 25th minute
goal opened the scoring. Hearn blasted in a shot from twelve yards after James Reid’s cross

The home team boasting no fewer than 5 new players were certainly in the game 1st period &
Saul Deeney pulled off a fine save from Jordan Francis' excellent strike from 25 yards destined for the top corner just before the interval.

The threat of dropped points was erased as Hearn doubled the lead seven minutes into the second half from the penalty spot after a handling offence. Spink then made another brilliant save from James Reid, before the inform Basford striker Hearn completed his hat trick
after 65 minutes with an emphatic finish after taking a pass from Kieran Wells after a fine Basford move involving James Reid.

Deon Meikle headed in Reid’s free kick on 84 minutes and Harry Wakefield made it five two minutes later beating Spink to the ball and rounding the keeper to score.
An emphatic away day victory as the gap at the top opened to a 15 point margin but still with over half a season to go a lot more work to do
Basford are next in action on Tuesday night travelling to Gresley in the 2nd round of the Integro Doodson League cup 7.45pm . Expected to give minutes to 1st teamers who will benefit from such and our excellent crop of youngsters then no doubt the team will be competitive and look to follow the excellent 1st round victory at Belper Town. The Next league game is Sat 3rd Dec at home to Kidsgrove Athletic at Basford.

Updated 19:17 - 2 Dec 2017 by Neil McGowan

Where next?

League Cup trip to Gresley The First Team head to Gresley on Tuesday in the Second Round of the Integro Northern Premier League Cup (7.45).
Saturday preview: Firsts at Romulus, CFC home to Bilborough On Saturday the First Team travel to Sutton Coldfield to play Romulus, whist Community meet Bilborough Town at Greenwich Avenue (both 3.0).


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