NORTHERN FOOTBALL ALLIANCE
SATURDAY 12TH DECEMBER 2020
14:00 KICK OFF
LONGBENTON SPORTS GROUND
Blue Star created the opening chance of the game on 5 minutes Ben Milburn delivered a cross which wasnt dealt with by the Chemfica defence and this allowed Bulford to take aim only to see his effort go into the side netting.
Sam Norris picked the ball up on the left side and saw his attempt gathered by Chemfica's Jack Colden.
Chemfica won a free kick which was floated in by Basham only to see McLaughlin fail to control the ball and result in a clearance by the visitors.
Blue star won a corner from a break away opportunity by Darren Young,the corner resulted in the ball being pinged around in the area and saw 3 attempts by the visitors in succession which ended in a cry for a goal to be to awarded as the ball crossed the line with the official waving away Blue Stars claims.
25 minutes into the game the official called a halt to play to speak to the home sides bench as they were upset at decisions not being given and the game resumed.
33 minutes Saw Blue Stars flying winger Sam Norris sin binned an incident i had missed,Norris returned to the field 10 minutes later.
The half time whistle blew and the score remained 0-0.The first half being one of missed opportunities and tough tackles
On 48 minutes Bulford was given an opportunity to give the visitors the lead only for Colden to deny him with an impressive stop to keep the game at 0-0.
As the second half wore on the game was as expected both sides attacking,Blue Star building momentum with waives of attacking intent,and on 71 minutes Sam Norris involved once more played a ball in to Bulford who calmly riffled the ball into the back of the net and gave the visitors a deserved 1-0 lead.
78 minutes into the game Blue star were dominating and this lead them scoring a second through Substitute Lewis Colley with a great finish low into the corner of the net.
An opportunity for the hosts on the 86th minute saw McLaughlins header clip the bar.Chemfica's two subs combined only to see Star keeper McCafferty deny them with a stunning save and to ensure a clean sheet for Blue Star and 3 points back to Scotswood.
ON TARGET 2
OFF TARGET 2
SIN BIN 0
NEWCASTLE BLUE STAR
ON TARGET 8
OFF TARGET 6
SIN BIN 1
Saturday 19th November2020
Northern Football Alliance
Scotswood Sports Centre
Newcastle upon Tyne