Match report by Richard Rowlands Aberdare   remain   perilously   near   the   trap   door   following   this   fifth   defeat   in   seven,   though   not   without   a   determined   display   but   with   the   absence   of   a   cutting   edge   again apparent. The   new   caretaker   team   of   Gareth   Harbord   and   Wayne   Powell   introduced   two   new   faces   into   defence   with   Merthyr   products,   Rhys   Williams   returning   and   Matthew   Glassey   at   right back. Both were to have promising starts and look good acquisitions. To   accommodate   them   Levi   Jones   and   Josh   Powell   were   pushed   into   midfield   and   things   were   to   begin   brightly   with   Rhys   Tandy   a   threat   out   wide   right   and   he   was   to   be   involved   in the   first   clear   chance   cutting   in   to   provide   Ross   Daniels   whose   neat   pass   into   Seb   Haggett   saw   the   ball   catch   a   divet   as   the   striker   made   contact   and   balloon   over   the   bar   from   feet out. This   only   spurred   the   home   team   into   further   forays   into   the   Croesy   defence   and   one   such   attack   saw   Lewis   Holder   fouled   twenty   yards   out.   Up   stepped   central   defender   Matt   Flynn and his stunning effort flew unerringly into the right hand corner of Jo Doidge’s goal. Aberdare continued to dominate with a Haggett effort deflected wide and with a resultant flurry of corners unfortunately producing nothing. Things   were   looking   comfortable   but   with   the   home   supporters   looking   forward   to   a   pleasant   half   time   cuppa,   disaster   struck   with Town   keeper,   Clint   Forbes   misjudging   an   innocuous Mark Morris free kick and see it float over his head into the net. Half Time: Aberdare Town 1-1 Croesyceiliog This   goal   out   of   nothing   certainly   hit   Town’s   confidence   already   brittle   from   the   campaign’s   poor   start   and   Croesy   looked   to   gain   from   this   as   Matt   Flynn   desperately   cleared   a   cross ball destined for an onrushing player. Again   the   next   goal   again   arrived   out   of   the   blue   as   no   more   than   an   hopeful   Matt   Edmonds   ball   into   the   Town   penalty   somehow   found   its   way   to   a   gleeful      Jordan   Jones   who bundled home for a one goal lead. Despite this reversal Town showed great spirit as they attempted to clamber their way back into contention with Flynn hitting just wide and Haggett forcing Doidge into a smart stop. But   as   has   been   the   case   all   season   a   lot   of   huffing   and   puffing   never   really   gave   great   hope   that   an   equalizer   would   come   and   Croesy   saw   out   time   and   traveled   back   East   with   the three points wrapped up. Not a horror show, even with a Halloween party at the clubhouse that night, but desperately needing to take advantage from no little possession. Matt Flynn was Town’s man of the match strongly pushed by debutant Williams with strong displays by Tandy, Jones, Holder and Glassey. No   side   has   outplayed   Town   all   season   which,   on   early   evidence   remains   a   rather   mediocre   league   and   should   the   goal   scoring   problem   be   quickly   resolved,   then   gives   no   reason why Town cannot climb away from the bottom places.  This   Saturday, Town   face   a   tough   encounter   as   they   travel   to   top   of   the   table   Caldicot,   but   knowing   that   if   they   display   the   same   commitment   but   find   their   shooting   boots   that   there   is no reason they cannot make the long return journey home with a result Man of the Match: Matthew Flynn Team:   Clint Forbes, Matthew Glassey, Andrew Ellis, Rhys Williams, Matthew Flynn, Lewis Holder, Josh Powell, Levi Jones, Ross Daniels, Seb Haggett, Rhys Tandy Subs used:   Rikki Evans, Ben Gibbs Subs not used:   Gareth Harbord
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Match report by Richard Rowlands Aberdare    remain    perilously    near    the    trap    door    following    this    fifth defeat   in   seven,   though   not   without   a   determined   display   but   with   the absence of a cutting edge again apparent. The   new   caretaker   team   of   Gareth   Harbord   and   Wayne   Powell   introduced two   new   faces   into   defence   with   Merthyr   products,   Rhys   Williams   returning and   Matthew   Glassey   at   right   back.   Both   were   to   have   promising   starts   and look good acquisitions. To    accommodate    them    Levi    Jones    and    Josh    Powell    were    pushed    into midfield   and   things   were   to   begin   brightly   with   Rhys   Tandy   a   threat   out   wide right   and   he   was   to   be   involved   in   the   first   clear   chance   cutting   in   to   provide Ross   Daniels   whose   neat   pass   into   Seb   Haggett   saw   the   ball   catch   a   divet as the striker made contact and balloon over the bar from feet out. This   only   spurred   the   home   team   into   further   forays   into   the   Croesy   defence and   one   such   attack   saw   Lewis   Holder   fouled   twenty   yards   out.   Up   stepped central   defender   Matt   Flynn   and   his   stunning   effort   flew   unerringly   into   the right hand corner of Jo Doidge’s goal. Aberdare   continued   to   dominate   with   a   Haggett   effort   deflected   wide   and with a resultant flurry of corners unfortunately producing nothing. Things    were    looking    comfortable    but    with    the    home    supporters    looking forward   to   a   pleasant   half   time   cuppa,   disaster   struck   with   Town   keeper, Clint   Forbes   misjudging   an   innocuous   Mark   Morris   free   kick   and   see   it   float over his head into the net. Half Time: Aberdare Town 1-1 Croesyceiliog This   goal   out   of   nothing   certainly   hit   Town’s   confidence   already   brittle   from the   campaign’s   poor   start   and   Croesy   looked   to   gain   from   this   as   Matt   Flynn desperately cleared a cross ball destined for an onrushing player. Again   the   next   goal   again   arrived   out   of   the   blue   as   no   more   than   an   hopeful Matt   Edmonds   ball   into   the Town   penalty   somehow   found   its   way   to   a   gleeful     Jordan Jones who bundled home for a one goal lead. Despite   this   reversal   Town   showed   great   spirit   as   they   attempted   to   clamber their    way    back    into    contention    with    Flynn    hitting    just    wide    and    Haggett forcing Doidge into a smart stop. But   as   has   been   the   case   all   season   a   lot   of   huffing   and   puffing   never   really gave   great   hope   that   an   equalizer   would   come   and   Croesy   saw   out   time   and traveled back East with the three points wrapped up. Not   a   horror   show,   even   with   a   Halloween   party   at   the   clubhouse   that   night, but desperately needing to take advantage from no little possession. Matt   Flynn   was   Town’s   man   of   the   match   strongly   pushed   by   debutant Williams with strong displays by Tandy, Jones, Holder and Glassey. No   side   has   outplayed   Town   all   season   which,   on   early   evidence   remains   a rather   mediocre   league   and   should   the   goal   scoring   problem   be   quickly resolved,    then    gives    no    reason    why   Town    cannot    climb    away    from    the bottom places.  This   Saturday, Town   face   a   tough   encounter   as   they   travel   to   top   of   the   table Caldicot,   but   knowing   that   if   they   display   the   same   commitment   but   find   their shooting   boots   that   there   is   no   reason   they   cannot   make   the   long   return journey home with a result Man of the Match: Matthew Flynn Team:     Clint    Forbes,    Matthew    Glassey,    Andrew    Ellis,    Rhys    Williams, Matthew   Flynn,   Lewis   Holder,   Josh   Powell,   Levi   Jones,   Ross   Daniels,   Seb Haggett, Rhys Tandy Subs used:   Rikki Evans, Ben Gibbs Subs not used:   Gareth Harbord
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