Fawley vs Sholing / Preview

Fawley AFC will play their first pre-season friendly tonight as they host Sholing FC at The Waterside Club. 

The boatmen finished third in the Sydenhams Premier Division last season with a very talented/experienced squad. The Oilers hosted this fixture last year which saw The Boatmen leave 2-0 winners, goals courtesy of Barry Mason and Bradey Norton. 

 Photo's from Sholing FC

Photo's from Sholing FC

Fawley did play Sholing again during the season in the Sydenhams League Cup Semi Final, again at home. On this occasion The Oilers caused an upset with a 2-1 victory to seal a place in the cup final. Ollie Bradley and Ben Bolton scoring a goal each in the first half, before Dan Mason found the net midway through the second half. 

 

 Credit to Bob Abbot

Credit to Bob Abbot

Team news for Fawley AFC

Notable absentees tonight will be Mark Lilley, Steven Green, Jonathan Page, Adam French, Aaron Lucas due to work and holidays. Chris Lucas is still a few months away from full recovery after breaking his leg last season. 

Squad: 

Lee Burch (GK) - Dane Sayce - Matthew Hawkins - Peter Keating - Martin Buckthorpe - Reece Macey - Lewis Bailey - Elliot Earl - Declan Hartigan - Daniel Semmens - Peter Southwick - Ben Keen - Harry Hawkins - Ollie Bradley - Ben Murphy - Ben Bolton - Zac Willis