Bourgaize wins it for Bels

Northerners 0, Belgrave Wanderers 1

Bels defender Brent Marquand defuses a North attack by taking the ball away from Sam Murray last night at the Track. (Picture by Tom Tardif, 1295516)
Bels defender Brent Marquand defuses a North attack by taking the ball away from Sam Murray last night at the Track. (Picture by Tom Tardif, 1295516)

Northerners 0, Belgrave Wanderers 1

JOBY BOURGAIZE was the man to keep his cool last night and score possibly the most crucial goal yet in the Priaulx League title race, as Bels extended their lead to 11 points.

On a night when both sides spurned chances aplenty at the Track, after a late switch from the waterlogged Northfield, the ‘visitors’ were grateful to Bourgaize’s 70th minute intervention.

After surging from deep and playing a lovely one-two with substitute Dave Rihoy, he coolly slotted inside the near post to pick up three vital points.

Up to that point, it looked as though the spoils would be shared, although it was a cracking game for the neutral and if cooler heads had been shown in front of goal, it would have been a high-scoring affair.

Comments for: "Bourgaize wins it for Bels"

GFC Fan

What a great season this is turning out to be. great to see so many sides with a good chance of winning the League. Excellent news for all concerned. Perhaps Guernsey football is not quite dead yet...

Johno

GFC Fan

Couldn't agree more GFC Fan, I wonder why we have the most competitive Praiulx league for several years hhhhhmmmmmmm.

Keiran Butley

GFC fan and Johno you obviously didnt go and watch the Vale Rec vs St Martins match last night which was one of the Priaulx leagues top clashes. It was dire, Vale Rec deserved their win but that must be the poorest St Martins team I have seen in many a year. The same could be said of North at the moment. For the high standards North has set in the past their current team is poor. Competitive, I suppose, but competitively very poor, a league torn apart by GFC who have lowered the standard to below social league standard imo

Ex Northerner

Keiran

Your words will fall upon deaf ears amongst the brainwashed (or braindead maybe?) who continue to hail GFC as the answer to all Guernsey's footballing ills. I just hope that club football survives long enough to still be there when GFC collapses and those players come back into local football. Hopefully that will happen within the next 3 to 5 years.

Johno

Keiran

How many players from GFC would have played in that game?

We've been here before methinks,but...... local football unfortunately was going downhill fast before GFC arrived and gave it a much needed kick up the backside and ignited interest again.