Several newer or less regular players, so I will suggest line ups after noon tomorrow. I've added a team captain poll. I've included everyone who has played at least 12 games in the current 6 month period, and 40 games over the past 3 years, and has specifically opted out as team captain.
Both teams lined up with strong front lines but it was the Whites that struck first, with the two new additions Aaron and Andrew clicking quickly with Rainer and Joshua to grab a 4 goal lead. Then Nazriee and GK Paul having ushered the ball to a side-out, did not cover back in position swiftly, allowing for the Reds to score their first goal with an easy kick-in straight from touch into an empty net.
That provided an impetus for the Reds to quickly score 3 or 4 in succession before the Whites managed to finally finish off some great opportunities to stave off the comeback attempt.
There was some dispute whether it was 6-6 or 7-6 to the Whites near the end, but another goal from the Whites put the issue to rest.
$2 credit to Kien for a first report. $1 credit to each of Paul and Fred as team captains. $1 ball credit to Kien.
I was informed that Danny swore at Fred during the game. Jake, Cathal and Ben complained to me after the game that Danny used "white" when swearing at Fred. Relying on the John Terry case as a precedent, they felt action should be taken. Fred also complained that Danny raised his fist at him in a threatening manner. Danny apologised on the group chat, and Fred accepted the apology, so I treated the matter as closed.