LiveStourbridge vs Nantwich

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Summary

  • Full Time
  • Stourbridge 5
  • Nantwich 3
  • Johnson takes advantage of a poor Coleman clearance to make it 5-3
  • Benbow hits his hat-trick to make it 5-2
  • Clayton cuts Stour's advantage with 63th minute strike.
  • Chris Kinght's second half strike re-establishes the Glassboys' three goal advantage.
  • Lewis gets one back for Nantwich.
  • Kayelden Brown's solo effort makes it three just after the half hour mark.
  • A quick fire Benbow brace in the first 15 minutes give the Glassboys a two goal lead.
  • Follow the action as the Glassboys take on Nantwich at the War Memorial Ground tonight (7.45pm kick off).

9:44pm

90+14 - The ref brings the contest to an end.

Glassboys win!

9:40pm

90+9 - Coleman collects a cross from the right flank to see off some late Nantwich danger.

9:38pm

Stour are keeping the ball well enough now and should be doing enough to make sure the points are theirs. They should really be out of sight but have a little more defending to do yet.

9:35pm

Stour then break well and Brown's drive is tipped over by the keeper.

9:35pm

90+4 - Nantwich come forward but can't create an opening this time.

9:31pm

Benbow is replaced by Rock as the clock reads 90 minutes. We are now into what could be more than ten minutes of injury time.

9:27pm

86 - Chance Stourbridge! Brown and Benbow link up again. Benbow's cross is met by Brown but his effort goes wide.

9:26pm

The visitors are maybe finishing the stronger.

There could still be more goals in this yet.

9:25pm

The Glassboys just can't kill off Nantwich and somehow they keep finding enough to keep themselves in the contest.

9:24pm

Crazy game at Amblecote now.

Jordan Johnson latches onto a poor clearance from Dean Coleman and lobs the ball into an empty net.

9:23pm

81 - And once more Nantwich hit straight back.

9:19pm

He gets in behind and fires a powerful drive past Smith.

Nantwich want offside but the new linesman adjudged he was on.

9:18pm

77 - Benbow hat-trick!

9:15pm

74 - The game continues after a ten minute delay after a new linesman is found in the crowd.

We will have quite a bit of added time tonight.

9:10pm

We have a delay while another official gets ready to replace the injured linesman.

9:08pm

67 - The linesman finally pulls up and the call goes out for a qualified official in the crowd to come forward.

9:05pm

Haynes is replace by Smikle for the Glassboys.

9:05pm

They attack well and when an Andy White effort comes back off the post, Harry Clayton was on hand to put it in.

9:04pm

63 - But Nantwich it straight back!

9:03pm

Knight makes up for his misjudged effort that gave Nantwich a lifeline at the end one first half and it was fully deserved for the home side.

8:59pm

Will Richards rises highest to head toward goal from a corner. His initial effort was saved but Chris Knight followed up to slot home.

8:58pm

57 - Goal Glassboys.

8:57pm

55 - Nantwich make a double substitution to try and turn the tide.

Pepper and Lewis are replaced by Meaney and Bramall.

8:56pm

Once again it is Stour who are creating the better chances.

 

8:54pm

53 - Saved! Brown exchanges passes with Benbow and fires an effort toward the top corner which is pushed away by keeper Smith in the Nantwich goal.

8:52pm

52 - The Glassboys continue to come forward in the second half. Nantwich are having more of the ball than they did in the first half though and the game is quite even so far.

8:50pm

49 - There is a break in play as the linesman is injured with what looks like a pulled muscle.

He receives treatment and soldiers on.

8:45pm

Stourbridge start the second half.

The first goal this half will be important. Stour will want more of the same after a brilliant first period that they dominated.

8:32pm

The ref brings the first half to an end.

Stour were great at times and should be more than two goals ahead.

Nantwich pinched one back before the break to give them hope for the second half.

8:28pm

44 - That goal came totally against the run of play but Nantwich have a lifeline before the break.

8:25pm

Knight missed judged a bouncing ball and Steve Lewis latched onto the lose ball, worked his way into the box and slotted past Coleman.

8:24pm

39 - Nantwich hit back.

8:21pm

The Glassboys have been superb so far. They look dangerous every time they come forward.

 

8:17pm

Glassboys get it forward quickly. Kayelden Brown picks up the ball, drives towards the Nantwich box and hits a fine effort into the bottom corner.

8:16pm

32 - Glassboys make it three!

8:15pm

31 - Jordan Johnson nearly gets in after a long Nantwich ball over the top, but Coleman deals with the danger and smothers the ball.

So far the visitors have been reduced to half chances.

8:14pm

29 - Chance to Stour. Harris finds Benbow in the box and his effort is tipped round the post by keeper Smith.

8:13pm

His effort is way over the bar.

But that's how close it is for Stourbridge's good start to be undone

8:12pm

27 - Nantwich have a chance to pull one back with a free kick on the edge of the box from a central position.

8:11pm

27 - The willing runs from Will Richards and Kayelden Brown are keeping the visitors on their toes.

After such a strong start the Glassboys will want more before the break.

8:07pm

Stour are having joy down the right flank with Ben Billingham and Kyle Haynes.

8:05pm

21 - Nantwich come forward now and win a corner. The effort is well defended by Stour.

8:02pm

18 - Great start to the game by the Glassboys. Nantwich haven't been able to handle them coming forward so far and Benbow looks in the mood for more.

7:58pm

He met Haynes' cross from the right flank with a powerful header past Nantwich keeper Smith

7:57pm

13 - Benbow again!

7:55pm

11 - Even more pressure as Stour continue to come forward. Brown drives towards the edge of the box and fires a shot wide of the post.

7:53pm

9 - He turned well on the edge of the box after the ball broke to him and curled a fine effort in off the post.

7:53pm

Glassboys take the lead through Luke Benbow!

7:50pm

6 - Good from the Glassboys. Benbow feeds Canavan with a neat back heel but he drives an effort just wide of the post from the corner of the penalty area.

7:49pm

5 - Both teams keen to get forward early in the contest. 

A corner for the Glassboys causes problems but Brown side foots an effort over the bar.

7:44pm

Nantwich get the game underway.

7:29pm

Stourbridge: Coleman, Benbow, Knight, Ramsey-Dickson, Richards, Harris, Haynes, Broadhurst (c), Brown, Billingham, Canavan.

Subs: Morgan-Parker, Francis, Rock, Smikle, Fitzpatrick.

7:27pm

Nantwich: Smith, Lycett, White, M Jones (c), A Jones, Wilson, Clayton, Pepper, Johnson, Blake, Lewis.

Subs: Dowling, Meaney, Callaghan, Brammall, Green.

11:55am

Hello Stourbridge fans. We will be online from 7.30pm with team news and live updates of tonight's clash with Nantwich Town.

Gary Hackett's men will be looking to return to winning ways after claiming just a single point from the last three games.

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