What could have been a tricky encounter against Cue Ball in the League Cup turned out to be easier than expected as FC Heanor romped to an emphatic 5-0 win on Sunday at Charles Hill.
In the first half, Matthew Crews and in-form Ryan Sharp sliced through the Cue Ball defense for Sharp to slot home, as cool as a cucumber. He soon added a second as they simply could not deal with his pace.
As FC Heanor pushed forward. they spurned a number of chances to run away with it. In the second half, class told as it turned into the Jay West Show as he scored first with his head then with his foot, to applause from the crowd.
Peary showed his pure skill and tied his marker up in knots before finishing with a powerful shot. With the forwards playing so well, manager Nick Milne insisted on a clean sheet and Rhys Stokes and Eric Woodall put in sterling performances in defence.
Kyle Houseman in goal had a quiet game. However, when he was called into action, he saved a thunderbolt of a shot. Towards the end of the game, some of key players were rested with next week’s game in mind.
Man of the match, chosen by the opposition captain, was Nathan Poyser, after an excellent performance helped by having ‘the longest legs in world football’!