Windsor FC v Egham Town live
Published: 26 Dec 2011 13:150 comments
Windsor FC record a comfortabe 4-1 win over high-flying Egham Town in front of a crowd of over 800 at Stag Meadow to keep the pressure up on league leaders Guildford City.
Midfielder Joe Chandiram gave the hosts an eighth minute lead, poking home Ryan O'Toole's low cross after Egham missed the chance to clear the danger.
Star Striker Michael Chennells missed the chance to double the advantage before the break but made amends early in the second half with a riffled effort from inside the box.
Ben Porter's quick thinking and sharp turn gifted Romeo a simple tap in to seal the points on the hour mark.
O'Toole made it four seconds later with a low drive from 20-yards.
Full-back Dan Hartlebury pulled one back late on with a smart finish but Keith Scott's Windsor always looked the better side and fully deserved the three points.
Attendance: 806 Man of the match: Kyle Anthony (Windsor FC)
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FULL TIME: Windsor FC 4-1 Egham Town
Egham's Matthewsa booked for foul on Lazarczuk
Windsor FC beginning to slow the pace of the game down with injury time approaching.
Man of the Match: Kyle Anthony (Windsor FC)
Windsor sub: Mark Sargeant replaces Jake Parsons
2:40pm Windsor 4 - 1 Egham
Dan Hartlebury produces a wonderful finish for a full-back, curling home from just inside the box to pull one back for the visiotrs.
Windsor FC 4-1 Egham Town (Hartlebury 85min
Egham sub Matthews shows great pace to set up Jamie Houghton on the edge of the area but his effort was over the crossbar.
Windsor sub: Fergus Moore comes on to replace Chris Ellis
Chandiram shows brilliant technique to fire a volley just wide of the post from 20-yards.
Romeo's diving header from Chandiram's whipped in free-kick well saved by Borg, diving at full stretch to his right.
Chennells puts the ball in the back of the net but effort correctly ruled out for offside.
Windsor sub. Ryan O'Toole replaced by Robert Lazarczuk
Windsor have surely sealed the points in this top of the table clash scoring three times in seven second half minutes!
Windsor FC 4 (Chandiram, Chennells, Romeo and O'Toole) 0 Egham Town.
Ryan O'Toole's low drive from the edge of the penalty box perfectly placed into the bottom right corner leaving Borg no chance to seal the points.
Ben Porter's fantastic skill inside the box to beat his man left Romeo a simple tap in from two yards for the games third goal.
Windsor FC 4 (O'Toole 66) 0 Egham Town
Windsor FC 3-0 Egham Town, Romeo. 63 minutes
Andrew Fagan's looping header from Jake Parsons corner kick easily saved by Borg
Windsor FC (Chennells, 60 minutes) 2-0 Egham Town
Chennells fires into the roof of the net from six yards after reaching Yashwa Romeo's loss cross from the right before his marker.
Egham sub. Luke Moldowney replaces Matt Graves
wWindsor FC 2-0 Egham Town. Chennells
2:14pm Yellow Card.
Jake Galbrath booked for a dangerous and two-footed tackle.
Egham Town starting the second period the brighter and look the more likely to score.
Bullivant spills Dale Marvill's curling free-kick but Ryan Parsons on hand to clear any danger
Egham's Jamie Houghton booked.
Revised official attendance. 806. a record that will surely stand for some time!
2:00pm Second half under way
Half-time Windsor FC 1-0 Egham Town
Bright start from Windsor FC rewarded with Joe Chandiram's eighth minute strike, poking home Ryan O'Toole's cross from the right.
Egham Town grew into the game as the half went on but hosts look the more likely to add to the scoreline with Michael Chennells twice coming close.
Dale Marvell shots wide of Bullivant's left hand post
Official attendace at Stag Meadow is 716. An amazing turn out for a top of the table clash!
Windsor supporters in full voice as half-time approaches. O'Toole cut back inside from the left but shots low and straight at Borg. Matt Graves shots high and wide for the visitors
Chaniram's powerful effort from 20-yards beaten away by Borg.
Chennells free header from cross from the left wide when at the least should have hit the target and tested the goalkeeper.
Yashwa Romeo's diving header flashes wide from Joe Chandiram's free kick from the right hand side.
Egham's Hartlebury carried off and recieving treatment after accidental collision with Chennells. Both teams shortly back up to full numbers.
Chandiram plays in Chennells who raced into the box but the ball kept bobbling allowing Borg to smother the ball. Could have been 2-0.
Visitors Hedges has effort blocked on edge of area for corner.
Egham beginning to grow in confidence the longer the half goes on.
Windsor's Andrew Fagan booked for foul on Brunton 10 metres inside the Windsor half. Both card's harsh decisions.
Windsor's Porter booked for foul of Marvell on the half-way line
Bright start from the hosts and fully deserving of the opening goal thanks to the electric pace of O'Toole.
Goal: Chandiram: 8 minutes.
O'Toole raced clear of the defence down the right and his cut back into the box wasn't cleared by the visitors defence allowing Chandiram to poke home at the back post.
Windsor FC 1 - 0 Egham Town. Chandiram
Trumpeter in full voice at the Town End 1:06pm
Windsor starting in a 4-4-3 formation 1:04pm
Out come the sides accompanied by Scotty the Stag
Windsor FC have met their target of 500 for the attendance of today's visit of Egham with free entry offered, and still five minutes until kick-off.
More team news 12:53pm
Windsor FC will be at full strength for the visit of Egham Town this afternoon with goal machines Michael Chennellls, Ryan O'Toole and Yashwa Romeo all set to start in an attack-minded formation.
Both sides warming up for the Christmas clash in front of a crowd that looks like it already exceeds 250.
Egham Town: Borg; Hartlebury; Galbraith; Bartholomew; Taylor-Ives (c); Brunton; Houghton; Hedges; Marvell; Graves; Passmore.
Substitutes: Moldowney; Matthews; Chandler-Joseph; Hamber
Windsor FC: Bullivant; R Parsons (c); Fagan; Ellis; Chandiram; Anthony; J Parsons; Romeo; Chennells; O'Toole and Porter.
Substitutes: Lazarczuk; Sargeant; Ashe; Moore; Banfry
Keith Scott's Windsor will be looking to extend their unbeaten league run to 11 in front of a bumper home crowd following the club's decision to offer free entry to all spectators.
The hosts put 10 past Raynes Park Vale before Christmas with star striker Michael Chennells nettting five times on his Meadow return to keep up the pressure on league leaders Guildford City.
While Egham Town, currently fourth in the Combined Premier, played out a remarkable 5-5 draw at Chessington & Hook United in their last league fixtuew on December 10.