Earlier in the afternoon, stuck on 11, with a few players saying they're not keen on even 6-a-side, and with heavy rain, I was minded to cancel, but Keith and Jordi were keen to go on with even 6-a-side, and Tim has now got two friends, Jerold, and Paul who can play, so up to 13.
1 more for 14.
We got to 14 soon after 4 pm. Continuing on the schedule thread:
Tim C has 2 friends in, so he can be 1 team selector. Apart from Tim, Jordi and Keith did the most to on the WhatsApp group chat to keep the game going when we were down to 11 or 12, so either can be the other team selector. I'll go with the player with the most number of games over the current 6 month period, so that would be Keith with 46 games (to Jordi's 12).
As per Rajiv post above, we finally got 14 players and game on from there. Tim and myself agreed on the lineups.
Whites took the initiative, when a corner eluded every Reds players and Jeff headed into goal. Reds started to organized themselves and pulled away to lead 5-1 before the Whites pull one back at 5-2.
Not to be undone, Reds went on to capitalize on some defensive mistakes with Jacko, Marcus and Jordi always hustling upfront. This prompted some suicidal passes from the Whites and the Reds went on to score 3 without reply.
Whites got a consolation goal before last goal was called. Jordi scored to last goal to end the game 9-3 to the Reds.
Credit must be given to the Reds for their solid defending with Jacko and Jordi doing their jobs upfront.