Braunton Wanderers 1 v 4 Barnstaple Youth - 29/01/2012 – League
This game was always going to be a tough game, Braunton took the lead from a goal by Lewis Lowe. Barnstaple’s front forward caused Braunton a lot of problems closing down and showing good pace. he was rewarded by scoring two goals before half time,
In the second half Barnstaple increased their lead before Marcus Barron came on to replace Lewis Lowe. Before the final whistle Barnstaple’s striker scored his and their fouth goal. The only bright thing from the second half was Jake Chesworth showed plenty of effort and determination trying to help Braunton back onto the game.
Final score 4 – 1 to Barnstaple and well deserved.
M.O.M Jake Chesworth
Friendly Game -
Team – J Lovelock, J Symcox, J Creely, M Barron, J Tucker & M Wildgoose
Result 3 – 2 defeat
The other members of the league game took it in turns to play in goal, Jordan and Jake played in defence. Jack, Josh and Marcus in midfield. Matthew Wildgoose up front.
This game was a close encounter with Barnstaple taking the lead before Matthew Wildgoose levelled. Barnstaple town took the lead again before half time.
In the second half Barnstaple increased their lead to 3 – 1
Jake Chesworth pulled a goal back for Braunton
Final score 3 – 2 to Barnstaple
M.O.M Marcus Barron
Braunton Wanderers 3 v 1 Ilfracombe – 29/01/2012 – League
Braunton started the game well forcing good pressure and took the lead from a goal by Isaac Brown. Braunton continued to pressure the Ilfracombe defence and were eventually rewarded with a goal from Marcus Barron who scored his first league goal of the season. Lewis Lowe and Jake Chesworth caused a few problems with their jigging runs but were not able to score, both rushing their shots.
Half time 2 – 0. Braunton changed their keeper with Joshua Tucker taking over, also Finley and Matthew replaced Isaac Brown and Lewis Lowe. Jake Symcox came on later in the half for his first taste of league action for the season replacing Marcus Barron. Before Marcus was taken off he had scored his second goal and Braunton’s third with a hopeful shot which deceived the Ilfracombe keeper. Marcus showed plenty of passion but lacked a little control of the ball.In defence Sam and Joel had another good game but were both unable to stop Ilfracombe closing the deficit before end. Just before the end their keeper kept out good shots by Finley and Lewis with some good saves.
M.O.M Marcus Barron
Chulmleigh 0 v 5 Braunton Wanderers - 15/01/2012 – League
This was the first we have played at Chumleigh, and we played today with a very strong across field wind and on a pitch with a fairly steep slope. In the first half we played up the hill and against the wind and played some reasonable football. From the first whistle we pushed forward and forced some early corners. Lewis, Jake and Finlay were making some powerful funs from midfield. Eventually Braunton took the lead with Finlay following up a shot to score from the rebound. Braunton had an couple of more chances but the final pass was not always played with the correct option.
Half time lead of one nil Braunton changed round to play down the slope and pushed more players forward. Jake Chesworth scored the second goal, with Finlay adding the third. Braunton took complete control and was rewarded with a fourth goal from Jake Chesworth. with the score 4 – 0 and ten minutes to play Braunton made four subsistutions Jordan Lovelock, Jack Creely, Joshua Tucker and Marcus Barron can on to replace Lewis, Jake, Finlay and Joel. All four enjoyed the last ten minutes with Josh Tucker scoring the fifth goal.
M.O.M – Jake Chesworth
Friendly – Braunton team – S.Prentice, J Lovelock, J Chesworth, L Hale, L Lowe, M Barron, J Tucker, J Creely, subs J Kirby and F McClengahan
In the first minute Lewis Lowe scores with a great shot into the top corner. Josh tucker scored number two. Jordan Lovelock had a good game in defence with a better postion sense with every game he plays. Jack Creely showed some good tackling and a willing to pass the ball forward with purpose. Josh Tucker scored this second of the game, Brauntons third.
At half time Lewis and Jake were replaced with Joel Kirby and Finlay.
Marcus Barron had a really good game with plenty of running, playing up front and running back to cover the defence.Luke Hale once again played with a lot of passion and good tackling, Joel kirby scored the fourth goal to finish a good game.
Final score 4-0
M.O.M – Marcus Barron
Braunton Wanderers 2 v 1 Barnstaple Youth – 08/01/2012 – League
This match brought to us the only team this season that have defeated us. In the first half Braunton started strongly and forced a few corners, from which Lewis and Finley were both unlucky not to score. Eventually Braunton scored with a well taken goal by Joel Kirby who had pushed forward from defence.
Half time 1-0
Braunton kept the team the same after the break but was caught by lack of concentration allowing Barnstaple to equalize. Braunton responded well and began to pressure the Barnstaple goal. Lewis Lowe scored Braunton second goal with a shot into the top corner of the net. With ten minutes to go Lewis Lowe was replaced with Marcus Barron who played up front with Isaac Brown dropping back into midfield. Isaac Brown had earlier had a good game up front and was unlucky not to have scored at least one goal.
Braunton held out in the last few seconds under some strong pressure from Barnstaple to secure a good victory.
M.O.M – Lewis Lowe
Friendly – Braunton team – J Chesworth(GK), J Tucker, L Hale, J Creely, P Howard- Hildreige, L Lowe, M Wildgoose and M Barron.
Braunton scored with in the first minute with Lewis Lowe striking in from edge of the area. In defence Luke and Joshua had to be on their toes to prevent Barnstaple levelling, but were unable to stop a goal from them. Jack Creely, Paige and Marcus Barron ran and won some good tackles in midfield. Up front Matthew Wildgoose was always causing Barnstaple defence some problems with his movement and strength. Eventually before half time Matthew was able to score a rebound into the goal to put Braunton 2-1 up at half time.
In the second half Lewis Lowe was replaced by Sam prentice who then played five minutes before Finley came on. In the last five minutes Joel Kirby had a little run out.
Final Score 2-1
M.O.M – Luke Hale
Braunton Wanderers 12 v 1 South Molton – 27/11/2011 – League
Braunton entered into this league game knowing they had already beaten their opposition in the league cup earlier in the season but South Molton had shown an improvement on recent results.
Braunton started the game with a strong wind behind them and this soon enabled them to take an early lead from a goal by Lewis Lowe. The second goal was a good strike by Joel Kirby scoring from near the half way line making the most of the wind conditions. Isaac Brown added the third then Braunton just passed the ball around with a lot of confidence, Lewis Lowe making some good runs which lead to another goal scored by Finley McClenghan. Before half time there was another three goals scored by Lewis Lowe, Isaac Brown & another for Finley. Half time score was 7-0. At half time Marcus Barron came on for Josh Tucker.
In the second half South Molton scored with a well taken strike but this was a temporary blip has Braunton began to push forward and were rewarded with their eighth goal scored by Lewis. Has south Molton players began to tire Braunton able to score more goals. The ninth was scored by Isaac Brown. Lewis Lowe capped a good game with a further three goals bringing his tally to six for this match.
M.O.M Lewis Lowe
Friendly Game – A Goode, J Creely, M Wildgoose, L Hale, I Brown, J Tucker & Joel Kirby
Result 6-1 win
South Molton took a early lead lobbing the ball over Isaac Brown in goal. Braunton were soon on level terms when Luke Hale scored from close range. Matthew Wildgoose kept his good scoring streak going when he scored Braunton Second. The third goal was a peach of a volley from just inside south Molton half scored by Josh Tucker. Braunton were not finished when Joel Kirby added the fourth before half time, in the second half Alex Goode continued to have a good game in defence, showing good positioning on the pitch ready to intercept any South Molton attacks. He even had a good run forward into the opponents half and passing to Joel Kirby to score. In midfield Jack Creely showed plenty of running and adventure with the help of Luke Hale. While up front Matthew Wildgoose had a quieter second half, not able to get involved has previous games,
before the final whistle Joel Kirby scored again for his hat trick.
Final score 6-1
M.O.M Joel Kirby
0 v 5 Braunton Wanderers – 12/11/2011 – League
This match bought together our two teams we have entered into the league from our same training group. Braunton FC started very solidly keeping things very tight making it difficult for the Wanderers to break them down, when we were able to have a shot on goal Josh Bradford made some good saves. Eventually the Wanderers took the lead from a goal by Isaac Brown following up his original shot. Braunton FC had a chance to level but their shot went wide. In the second Half Braunton wanderers put more pressure on and the structure of the FC side fell a part, midfield stopped running back and the defence were to open not close enough to the Wanderers players. Braunton Wanderers scored another four goals this half, which were scored by Jake Chesworth x 3 and Lewis Lowe.
M.O.M Jake Chesworth
The friendly game was played by both sets of squad members, with both sides having a mixture. there was some positives from the fringe players, but it its always different when you play against your own training squads instead of other football clubs.
Barnstaple Youth 2 v 3 Braunton Wanderers – 30/10/2011 – League
This match bought together two well matched teams, With Barnstaple Youth making a good progress from previous season. Braunton took the lead from a goal by Jake Chesworth, shortly afterwards Lewis Lowe made it two nil. Just before half time a Barnstaple Forward hit a shot which lacked a little power but the Braunton keeper Josh let the ball slip through his arms into the net. Half time 2-1. In the second half the match was well balanced before Lewis Lowe scored again to increase the lead. Before the final whistle Barnstaple scored again to make the score a more closer then the result was.
M.O.M Sam Prentice
Friendly – This game showed that the Braunton Players who normally play in the friendlies have shown good improvement
Rory Moore and Jordan Lovelock had a solid game in defence, for Rory this being a different position he usually plays. In Midfield Jack Creely showed plenty of running and discipline and had good tackles, his running was rewarded with a goal by following up a shot by Matthew Wildgoose which the Barnstaple Keeper could only parry and Jack was able to slot into the net. Matthew Wildgoose has shown a good level of performance recently, making a runs off the ball more and having a better control of ball to be able to pass to his team mates. In the second half Josh Tucker scored Brauntons second. Barnstaple replied in between with a goal.
Final Score 2-1
M.O.M J Creely
Braunton Wanderers 2 v 2 Bideford Blues – 16/10/2011 – League
Braunton had an excellent start scoring in the first minute with Lewis Lowe turning in a Jake Chesworth corner. For most of the first half Braunton pressured Bideford, but were not able to find the final pass to create a good goal scoring chance. Bideford on the break had a fairly decent chance to level but hit the ball wide. Half Time score was one nil. In the second half it was a completely opposite, Bideford played the better football and moved forward with good purpose. They leveled the game with a quick throw in which caught Braunton flat footed, their striker run on to score. Bideford took the lead following a corner and was turned in at the far post. Marcus Barron and Josh Tucker was brought on to give some fresh legs. In the dying seconds on the match Jake Chesworth pushed forward from midfield to equalize right on the final whistle
Overall a fair result.
M.O M Isaac Brown
Friendly Game – K Bradshaw, I Clarke, M Wildgoose, P Howard-Hildige, J Symcox. This game was an entertaining game with plenty of goals and goal mouth action. Braunton goals were both scored by Matthew Wildgoose. He showed plenty of Endeavour to make loss causes a good one, which actually resulted in one of his goals. In Midfield Paige once again had a good game. Jake Symcox ran the left side well. Isaac Clarke and Kieran Bradshaw both took turns in goal.
Final score 2-2
M.O M Matthew Wildgoose
Ilfracombe 1 v 4 Braunton Wanderers – 09/10/2011 – League
Braunton fell behind early in the game before goals from Lewis Lowe, Jake Chesworth and Josh Tucker x 2 then enabled Braunton to finish with a good result.At half time Marcus Barron replaced Isaac Brown.
M.O.M – Jake Chesworth
Friendly game – Result 5 – 0 win. Team K Bradshaw, J Emmet, J Creely, A Goode,P Howard-Hildige, L Hale, M Barron. – subs L Lowe & S Prentice
This game provided good performances from Jack Creely and Paige who should good improvement in their passing skills.
Goals from Sam Prentice, Lewis Lowe, Jack Creely and Paige x 2 gave them the result they rightly deserved.
M.O.M – Paige Howard- Hildige
South Molton 0 v 8 Braunton Wanderers – 25/09/2011 – Cup
Braunton controlled this game from start to finish, playing some good flowing football in the first half. Goals from Josh Tucker x 3, Lewis Lowe x 2, Jake Chesworth x 2, Isaac Brown x 1. In the second half Finlay and Marcus both came on for Lewis Lowe and Isaac Brown.
Braunton marched onto the semi final
M.O.M Josh Tucker
Friendly game – Team I Clarke, R Moore, J Creely, P Hoawrd-Hildige, M Barron, F McClenghan , L Hale. This game was played in a very friendly spirit, Jack Creely showing plenty of running and was rewarded with a goal. Luke Hale had plenty of energy as normal and Roy Moore showed good spirit up front. Isaac and Paige had a good game in midfield. Marcus Barron should plenty of god movement up front and was unlucky not to score.
Result one nil win.
M.O.M – Paige Howard- Hildige
Braunton Wanderers 4 v 0 Chulmleigh – 18/09/2011 – League
This match saw Braunton have a better shape to their game, Defence keeping tighter to the Chulmleigh forwards, the midfield three of Joshua, Jake and Finlay passing together well and keeping tightly together when trying to retrieve the ball. Up front Marcus Baron lead the line well keeping good control of the ball and linking up well with his team mates. Braunton took the lead from a well taken goal from Jake Chesworth before Finlay McClenghan made it two nil before half time.
In the second half Braunton forced the game again and scored their third from a good shot by Jake Chesworth who was relishing his central midfield role. Isaac Brown replaced Joshua Tucker and caused more problems to Chulmleigh defence running at them on the left side, before the final whistle Finlay McClenghan scored his second and Braunton’s fourth. For Chulmleigh credit to their players they never gave up as this was only their second game together as a team.
M.O.M. – Jake Chesworth
Friendly game – Result 2 – 2
Team – Luke Hale, Kieran Bradshaw, Jed Emmett, Alex Goode, Matthew Wildgoose, Jake Symcox, Isaac Clarke
T his was good game ending in a 2-2 draw. Matthew Wildgoose showed plenty of effort up front and was rewarded with two goals in the second half.
Jake Symcox tried to keep the passing game with Isaac Clarke giving every bit of effort to close the opponents down. Jed Emmett & Alex Goode tried hard to keep the Chulmleigh forwards at bay. Keiran Bradshaw replaced Luke in goal to make some good saves. The result was a well deserved draw for the team.
M.O.M – Matthew Wildgoose
Barnstaple Youth 3 v 0 Braunton Wanderers – 11/09/2011 – League
Barnstaple scored their first goal in the first minute, which gave a great boost for the first half; they were much stronger in the tackles to win the ball back and were rewarded with two more goals before half time. In the second half Braunton gave a better performance but were unable to create a good scoring chance. Marcus Baron and Joshua Tucker came on to try and booster the team. The game ended in a three nil defeat.
M.O.M. Joel Kirby
Friendly game – result 4 – 4
Braunton team – Jack Creely, Paige Hildeige- Howard, Jed Emmett, Kieran Bradshaw, Joshua Tucker, Marcus Baron, Alex Goode, Luke Hall
in this game the conditions made it a high scoring game, Joshua Tucker scoring two goals, with others from Luke Hall and Marcus Baron.
Barnstaple were once again a stronger physical side, Braunton did well to draw this game.
M.O.M. Joshua Tucker
Braunton Wanderers 1 v 1 Torridgeside – 04/09/2011 – League
This was Braunton’s first league game of the season to last year’s runners up.
Torridgeside took the lead in the first half. Just before half time Lewis Lowe had a shot well saved by Torries keeper. In the second half Braunton played with a better tempo and started to pass better, they were rewarded with a good goal from Finlay McClenghan hitting a shot into the top corner of the goal. Torridgeside pressed forward and were unlucky not to force Luke Hale into a save, when the ball rolled away from their forward before he could shoot. Joshua Tucker replaced Sam Prentice but was unlucky to get injured shortly afterwards to be replaced with Sam.
Braunton ended the game strongly but were unable to make a scoring chance. Both teams were happy with a draw.
M.O.M. Finlay McClenghan
Friendly game- Result 2 – 0 defeat
Braunton Team – Joshua Tucker, Jordan Lovelock, Jed Emmett, Luke Hale, Rory Moore, Kieran Bradshaw, Matthew Wildgoose & Jack Creely
This match gave opportunities to some players who did not play much last season.
Joshua Tucker had a good game in goal showing plenty of courage on collecting the ball in amongst the Torridgeside players.
Jordan Lovelock and Jed Emmett had a good understanding in defence, Luke Hall, Rory Moore, Kieran Bradshaw and Jack Creely had plenty of ball in midfield. Up front Matthew Wildgoose gave plenty of effort. Torridgeside scored one goal in each half to win the game.
M.O.M Joshua Tucker