The beautiful village of Tattenhall in Cheshire
Linesman: August 2015
AFC Tattenhall played their first competitive game for over 2 years yesterday morning, in Concorde Trophies Section B against Chester Rileys.
The sun was shining down on the Flacca, the birds were chanting, and a record attendance for AFC Tattenhall — 30- were ready to turn the Flacca into a fortress, a cauldron of noise and fire, a place where no visiting team would dare tread.
It was a hard fought game, and Tattenhall should have done enough to win the game in the opening 20 minutes. Many chances were created, and many chances squandered. The attacking play was fluid, while the defence remained strong. The deadlock was broken when Glenn Coppack received the ball midway in the opposition half, ran at the defence and unleashed a ripper, which was destined for the top corner, when it took a wicked deflection and looped over the keeper. 1-0.
Tattenhall created chance after chance, but Chester Rileys equalised following an incisive break. The visitors then made it 2-1 with a header from a corner, but just before the break, Collen Mutete went on one of his mazy dribbles through their bewildered defence, and coolly slotted in, and the sides went in at the break level.
But the tide had turned and Chester Rileys began the second half on the front foot. They quickly scored to regain advantage, a mix up in the area granted their striker the freedom of Tattenhall and they were 3-2 up.
Fatigue set in, and as much as they huffed and puffed, Tattenhall couldn't blow the door down. It was a valiant performance, and they definitely showed that they will be competitive this season.
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