Johnshaven lose at home

Johnshaven’s pitch was frost free on Saturday, but they suffered a home defeat to Haliburton.

In five minutes a shot from just outside the box from Scott Beedie went just past the Haliburton post.

Haliburton took the lead in seven minutes when a free-kick was headed home.

In 11 minutes a mistake by the Johnshaven defence allowed Haliburton to score again.

Two minutes later a Haliburton free-kick was pushed into his own net by the keeper.

In 18 minutes Scott Beedie pulled the ball back to Carnegie whose snapshot went past the post.

On the half-hour mark a through ball from Scott Beedie found Smith who shot wide.

Minutes later Leven’s angled shot went just wide.

In the 35th minute another free-kick by Haliburton was flicked home for 4-0.

A minute later Slavin found Carnegie who turned and shot but again the ball went wide. Scott Beedie then had a shot saved by the diving keeper.

In the 43rd minute Smith went on a solo run but the Haliburton keeper saved.

In 52 minutes Scott played the ball to Smith who was again denied.

In the 56th minute Smith slipped the ball through to Leon Dundas who nipped in and tapped the ball past the advancing Haliburton keeper.

A couple of minutes later a corner by Haliburton was played to the edge of the six yard box where an unmarked player headed the in off the bar.

In 63 minutes a Haliburton corner was cleared off the line by Dalgarno.

Scott Beedie then played in Smith whose angled shot was held by the Haliburton keeper.

Five minutes later a Johnshaven corner by Smith found Scott on the edge of the box. His shot through a crowded are was blocked by the keeper then cleared up the park.

In the 83rd minute a 30 yard free-kick by Tringham was held by the Haliburton keeper.

As a note of interest this is the first time all three of the Beedie brothers Scott, Stuart and David have played for Johnshaven at the same time.

Man of the Match was Andrew Tringham and Match Sponsor was The Morphie Estate.

Johnshaven: Trialist, Jack Dalgarno, Lawrence Slavin, Ross Blease, Steven Scott, Andrew Tringham, Jason Leven (Grant Philip), Scott Beedie, David Beedie, Bruce Carnegie (Leon Dundas) (Stuart Beedie), Steven Smith. Subs: David Stephen, Stephen Stephen.