Andover New Street 2-4 Sholing
Dan Mason hit his 4th hat-trick of the season to take his tally to 49 goals as the Boatmen extended their unbeaten run to 31 games. Sholing raced into a 3 nil lead inside the first 18 minutes, with Dan Mason coolly flicking past the keeper on 4 minutes then 3 minutes later, D-Dan followed up to score from Lee Wort's saved shot. One Dan set up the other as from a corner, Mason recovered the ball to cross for Dan Miller to get the last touch in the 6 yard box. Home side were awarded a debatable penalty on 32 mins from which they scored. Sholing, missing Byron & Sawyer through injury, got sucked into a scrappy game in the 2nd half, with Andover scoring again on 50 mins via a big deflection, but any thoughts of a shock comeback by the bottom of the table team, were extinguished on 68 mins when Dan Mason met Norton's freekick with a lovely flick header into the top corner - Match Report & Video
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FA Vase Quarter Final Draw
Today's Quarter Final draw has given Sholing an away game at Northwich Victoria - Game to be played on Saturday 23rd Feb 3pm - Northwich Victoria play in the Northwest Counties Premier where they currently sit 6th in the table. They groundshare at Witton Albion's "Wincham Park" in Cheshire.
We are running two minibuses for supporters, So if you would like to travel up to Northwich to back the Boatmen, it's £25 per person, please let Greg Dickson know asap: firstname.lastname@example.org 07496 804555
Sholing 7-2 Bush Hill
Boatmen advanced into the Southampton Senior Cup Semi Finals, carrying on their goalscoring exploits this season by putting seven past Hampshire Premier side, Bush Hill. Jake Hoole got the opener on 6 mins, firing in a 20 yard freekick, but the lively visitors hit back and equalised on 11 mins when Barker finished well. However, Sholing were soon back in front on 15 mins when Targett's cross was volleyed in by Lee Wort. On 18 mins, Sawyer's corner to the far post was met with a thumping header by Dan Miller. In the second half, on 54 mins, Byron Mason headed in Sawyer's freekick, who himself got in on the scoring when Alex robbed a defender and finished neatly. Bush Hill got a second via the underside of the bar, but Sholing were to score twice more, both from Bradey Norton corners with Dan Miller and Byron Mason both grabbing themselves another goal each. The Win made it 30 games undefeated and 144 goals scored this season by the Boatmen. Sholing will face Alresford Town in the Semi on Tues 26 Feb at AFC Stoneham - Match Report & Video
Sholing 3-1 Sporting Khalsa
Another display of first half clinical finishing put Sholing through to the FA Vase Quarter Finals and another step closer to Wembley! Dan Mason knocked an Alex Sawyer inswinging corner over the line after 12 mins before then drilling home from 12 yards on 21 mins. Lee Wort made it 83 goals between the strike pair with a beautiful finish, heading in on 31 mins after the keeper had parried his shot. Khalsa had most of the 2nd half & got a deserved goal when a cross was headed in at the far post, but only a consolation as Sholing saw the game out to march on! Thanks to the club volunteers for firstly getting today's game on and also for looking after a big crowd (441 in attendance, thanks for your support) - Match Report & Photos
Fareham Town 0-4 Sholing
Boatmen opened up a 15 point lead at the top of the table with a comfortable victory at a ground where they have haven't had the best of results in the past. However, today there was a big difference in both quality & confidence between the two teams. Sholing opened the scoring on 7 mins when Sawyer's corner was put into the net for an own goal. On 16 mins, Lee Wort muscled past a defender to a through ball to blast home from 15 yards. It was 3-0 on 38 mins as the front two combined with Wort setting up Dan Mason to score from 6 yards with a backheel flick. On 59 mins, Dan Mason had his second, when Alex Sawyer's inswinging corner found the striker at the far post to simply knock the ball over the line. That made it 80 goals between Mason & Wort so far this season. Ryan Gosney, making his 200th appearance, clocked up his 91st clean sheet, saving well Fareham's only decent effort on target as the Boatmen cruised to win 21 out of 22 - Match Report
Sholing 3-0 Hamble Club
Boatmen defeated the Monks in the local derby with a blistering first half performance by the League leaders. In a game where 3 sets of brothers were pitted against each other, it was Sholing who started the brighter and took the lead on 13 mins when Marv was fouled for a penalty that Alex Sawyer converted. On 33 mins, the lead was doubled when Dan Mason scored with a great flick header and the quality of Sholing's attacking play was further in evidence on 37 mins when Brad Targett curled in a lovely shot from 18 yards into the top corner. The visitors improved after the break, forcing Gosney into a couple of saves but the Boatmen looked comfortable and saw out the game for win number 20 of the season in the league & 24th clean sheet - Match Report
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