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First Friendly Action

By John Anderson

Odd-goal win in sunny work-out

Holmer kicked off their season on the Playing Fields of Eton. Well, not exactly where the Battle of Waterloo was supposedly won. But in a playing field in Eton Village, next to the College Laundry!
Early goals from Dean Allen and Phil Clark gave The Greens an early advantage. This was halved on 25 minutes when the offside-trap backfired. The remainder of the open game gave the 20 or so players at Chris Allen's disposal a tough time in the searing heat. Regardless of the result, both Holmer and their opponents Windsor FC will have been pleased to get some actual game time in after a couple of weeks of stiff training.

Where next?

Pre-Season schedule Step 3 Burnham FC visit Airedale Park
Holmer hopes eclipsed by Sun attacking power. Greens fail to build on saturday performance at Hadley.

Tue 7 May
First Team Aston Clinton
Cup 1 – 0
Sat 27 Apr
First Team Burnham
Friendly 0 – 3
Sat 6 Apr
First Team Ardley United
League 0 – 0

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