United keep up winning run

PUBLISHED: 12:44 12 September 2012

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Nailsea United kept their winning run going with a 4-0 victory at St George EIG.

St George EIG 0

Nailsea United 4

NAILSEA United looked to keep their winning run going with a visit to St George. United were ahead within two minutes when a cross from Matt Long was glanced in by Jim Lee for the opener.

The visitors continued to take the game to St George with James Taylor being unlucky when his header was cleared off of the line following a Ellis Wilmot corner.

The Nailsea pressure was rewarded on 18 minutes when a long goal kick by Rob Brown was headed on by Lee to Long, who showed good composure to slide the ball past the St George keeper.

United’s third goal came on the half hour mark. A corner by Ryan King was headed towards goal by Lee, only to be partially cleared by the home defence. Ellis Wilmot played the ball into the goal area where Lee lashed the ball into the back of the St George net.

Four minutes later, St George again failed to clear a Wilmot corner with Long scoring goal number four from close range.

Nailsea opened the second half in much the same way as they had ended the first, with both Long and Lee going close in the opening minutes. Tom Morris was sent clear and was unlucky to see his shot graze the post.

It was not until a quarter of an hour into the second half that Nailsea keeper Rob Brown was called upon to make a decisive save, diving at the feet of a St George attacker who had broken through.

The visitors were looking to increase their lead and were unlucky when a fine move saw King fire his first-time shot just over. With 10 minutes to go, Lee hit the crossbar with a shot on the turn.

On Saturday, United are at home to Bishops Lydeard, kick-off 3pm.


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