Swanwick PR cruise to win over Holbrook St Michaels

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A bitterly cold afternoon in Holbrook was the perfect setting for a dominant display from Swanwick Pentrich Road who cruised to a 5-0 win.

Swanwick were coming off the back of a solid midweek victory against Keyworth United, whilst Holbrook, who have been struggling of late, were hoping to get their season back on track.

Caretaker boss Lee Lawrence was able to shuffle his pack, bringing Rich Wall and Josh Smith back into the starting eleven.

The Swans began the game disjointed with Holbrook breaking up any patient build up play.

However, the visitors were off the mark after 15 minutes when match referee Paul Vallis pointed to the penalty spot, giving Guy Wilding the perfect opportunity to score his first of the afternoon.

The majority of possession was with the Swans, however, the Saints were looking increasingly dangerous on the counter attack with Adam Jablonski called into sweep up any potential threats.

With Guy Wilding set free on the half hour mark, his deft touch was all that was required to give the away side a two goal lead by half-time.

After the interval, fitness seemed to play a huge role in the outcome of the game.

Swanwick boasting a strong bench began to introduce their squad players, who in turn made an impact immediately.

With 60 minutes on the clock, Guy Wilding was involved yet again, winning a free kick on the edge of the Holbrook box. Swanwick midfielder Chris Turner, converted the subsequent set piece, curling the ball past the reach of the Saints keeper.

Swanwick began to pile on the pressure, creating more chances and with Ash Buxton prowling in the box he managed to grab his goal to the delight of the management team. The games fifth and final goal, came through some good work from the right hand side, with a slide rule ball finding Mark Green at the back post, who gladly scored his second goal of the season.

This victory has seen the Swans score ten goals in their last two matches, however next Saturday will see the Swan’s host Sherwood Colliery, who are sure to be a much sterner test.