M1 vs Gore Court 1 – 8th March 14

Old Bordenian 1st X1 3 – 2 Gore Court 1st XI

Local rivals Old Bordenians and Gore Court played out a thrilling match in the spring sunshine on Saturday. A nervous start for Old Boys saw them give away possession to a determined Gore Court, but after fifteen minutes, a quick break for the visitors resulted in a Mark Forshaw and Alex Campbell combination to set up Paul Stone to score. Paul Stone added a second as he delightfully chipped the on-rushing goalkeeper to make it 2-0 to Bordenians. Gore Court pressured hard and were rewarded before half-time with a neat finish from a short corner. He second half saw Stone complete his hat-trick but the game was not over. With fifteen minutes remaining, Gore Court pulled a goal back through Paul Surridge and Old Boys were under pressure. Two yellow cards saw them reduced to 9 men, but tireless effort and persistence resulted in them holding out for a well earned three points.

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