The City squad was almost back to full strength for the last tournament of the season apart from Goal Keeper Kenny who came but was not feeling well enough to play. This meant that top goal scorer Nathan had to play in goal and we knew his "fire power" would be missed up front. However new signing Luke who has a very strong shot looked quite capable of playing up front as a lone striker and scoring goals.
City struggled a bit to hold their shape in most matches choosing to attack in numbers whenever possible at the expense of being stretched in defense. However I can't complain as it was good to see everyone enjoying themselves, playing without fear of losing and they did play some lovely passing football going forward. The senior members of the squad Derek Jim and Tim all had good games and combined well in midfield. In defense the new pairing of Dan and Jamie proved very successful with both working exceptionally hard and making some very timely tackles. When our defense was breached Nathan played brilliantly in goal making some first class saves at short blank range.
Once again City saved their best performances for the games against United who on this occasion proved too strong with one game being drawn and one lost.
City's best goal of the tournament came in the final match against champions Hitchin when the good dribbling skills of captain Dean provided an opening for David to side foot home in to the corner of the goal.
My MOM for this tournament was Dan for his performance in defense.
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