Renfrew 1 GLENAFTON ATHLETIC 0
The Glens travelled to
The Glens were first to respond to the glorious sunny conditions and were creating chances down both flanks chiefly through Stevie Agnew on the left and Brian Miller on the right; with balls played into the feet and heads of twin strikers Scott Houston and Darren Johnstone. Even the early loss of Craig Bingham after a nasty clash didn’t appear to upset the Glens’ rhythm, but still they couldn’t find a way past home goalie Kenny Meechan. But it was ‘Frew that took the lead against the run of play. A long ball from deep in their defence was played on by Gordon Smith, leaving Billy McLafferty to run on and sclaff the ball past Gary Matthews. The Glens regrouped and continued to push forward and Meechan made a fine save from a
A see-saw second half appeared to be on the cards when the Glens were caught napping almost straight from the kick-off after great build-up play by Smith; only for the Agnew to carve out a similar chance for the Glens a few minutes later. But the see-saw soon came to a rest and it was the home-side that created countless chances, many of which were instigated by Smith and thankfully he wasn’t involved in finishing off many of these moves. McClafferty sclaffed wide when he seemed certain to claim his second; Matthews made a great one-footed save, and another shot cannoned off the post. With Frew’s lack of killer touch there was always a chance that the Glens could sneak an equaliser but
Full time Renfrew 1 Glenafton 0
Glenafton: Matthews; McAninch (Murray), Joyce, Paterson, Stewart, Bingham (Callachan), Millar (Cleeland), Howie, Agnew; Houston, Johnstone.
Keeper Meechan in fine form
Scott Houston outnumbered
Ross Murray getting some close attention
Meechan shows a safe pair of hands - again!