Home Match vs Westland Sports FC (DPL)
Tuesday 11 May 2010
Dorset Premier League 2009/10
Sherborne Town Reserves
0-2 (Home Defeat)
- tireless at the back
An easy first half brace of goals ensured that Westland Sports cantered to a 2-0 success at the expense of Sherborne Town Reserves.
Dean Corden and Danny Call gave Jason Lock's men a mountain they could not climb, despite spells of encouraging play.
Sherborne fell behind midway through the opening period when Corden was first to meet a corner at the near post, left with the simple task of heading past keeper Matt Warren.
Call was then gifted Westland's second when he raced on to a lapse pass, confidently lifting the ball over Warren.
The two strikes interrupted positive attacking play for Sherborne, who looked to give full backs Chris Hedges and Kyle Chesterman as much of the ball as possible.
Clear cut chances may have been few and far between for the Raleigh Grove hosts, but Westland had their keeper to thank twice for maintaining their lead.
Both opportunities fell to Dwayne Forshaw who saw one effort saved, before looking on as another was deflected on to the post.
The defeat saw Sherborne end their first Dorset Premier League season on a disappointing note.
However, considerable progress has been made since last August and Lock's team enter 2010-11 a much-wiser outfit.
The match also marked Richard Parkinson return from injury, with the diminutive attacker making a late appearance as a substitute, eight months after breaking his leg.
Sherborne Town Reserves: Matt Warren, Chris Hedges, Matt Ward, Aaron Mead, Kyle Chesterman, Dwayne Forshaw, Steve Burton, Jason Bond, Glenn Nathan, Jordan Butler, Ian Jenkins. Subs: Ryan Trevett, Chris Cowley, Richard Parkinson.