League & Cup Results 2002/03
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Leamington 2 Feckenham 1 - 14/12/02 - Midland
Combination Premier Division
Taken from the Leamington Courier Online
DESPITE falling behind to a breakaway goal on the stroke of half-time, Brakes staged their now familiar second-half rally to clinch all three Midland Combination Premier Division points.
On a gloomy afternoon, the New Windmill floodlights were on from the outset and Brakes mounted wave after wave of attacks in an opening spell that saw goalkeeper Andy Biffin reduced to role of spectator. The best of the early chances fell to Josh Blake whose fine solo run on 12 minutes ended with his right-footed shot rebounding off the crossbar. The woodwork again came to Feckenham's rescue when Paul Nicholls' header form a Harj Dhesi corner hit the foot of the post.
The half-time team talk again did the trick for Brakes.
Within three minutes of the re-start top scorer Nicholls headed home Nick
Mort's corner. Nicholls was soon upended just outside the penalty area and
Harj Dhesi stepped up to take one of his trademark free kicks, curling the
ball into the top corner. Brakes again piled on the pressure and a good
cross by Jonny Burgess was
With time ticking away, Brakes lost another player to
injury when keeper Biffin was carried off at the end of normal time with a
broken leg. Substitute Tom Sidwell, took his place between the