Young guns book their place in next round of Cup
On-form Glenvale make it 16 wins in a row in all competitions
Glenvale 2002s continued their excellent form with 16 wins in a row in all competitions this season.
They move into the second round of the Renfrewshire League cup after a hard fought 3 – 1 win over Charlie Miller Acadamy.
G l e nv a l e d o m i na t e d possession through the first half hour creating numerous chances with the opposition goalkeeper making some fine saves.
Charlie Miller opened the scoring with a bizarre goal from 35 yards. Glenvale were clearing the ball up the park and the ball ricochet against a Charlie Miller player with the ball spinning into the net.
Glenvale quickly equalised with a superb 30 yard free kick, into the roof of the net, from Sean Borland.
With the score at 1-1 Glenvale gained a penalty when Aidan McLaughlin was brought down in the box. The penalty was stopped by another outstanding save by the keeper at the interval.
Glenvale made a quick start to the second half and scored to make it 2- 1. The ball was played down the right to striker Brian Connor who squared a pass across the six yard box for midfielder Aidan McLaughlin to steer the ball into the net.
Charlie Miller Acadamy pressed hard for an equaliser and the Glenvale goalkeeper, Ciaran McDowall made some outstanding saves.
With 10 minutes to go Glenvale midfielder Fraser Lee made a fantastic run from his own penalty box down the left side of the pitch and got to the byline.
He cut the ball back and striker, Adam Bridges curled his shot into the right hand corner of the goal from 12 yards.
Glenvale controlled the rest of the match to seal a fine victory over their close rivals.
Club captain, Sean Borland was awarded the Man of the Match for a fine performance.
A big thank you to MECHDOORS for their sponsorship of the League Cup tie and supporting grassroots football.