Kells Fc 3 – 1 Johnstown FC
JFC’s winning start came to an end today in a top of the table clash away to a seasoned tough Kells side. In a very competitive game JFC can feel slightly more than aggrieved not to get something from the game. Johnstown leading 1-0 at half time once again thanks to the ever improving goal a game Adam Murphy with a Sublime lob from 25 yards over the on rushing Kells Goal keeper. 6 or 7 goals for the season now for Adam, we’ll Have to check!
Although under pressure for large periods Of the game only to be expected away to Kells. The balance of the game swung on a goal for Kells when it appeared the excellent JFC Keeper Oisin Perry had the ball safely held in his hands but the goal was awarded to Kells.
Kells got the break they needed and gained confidence from being allowed back in the game. Patrick Warren showed again plenty of heart in his new right fulll position and showed some of his larger in size colleagues and oppenents how to get stuck in. Kells gained momentum and converted two late chances as JFC ventured forward desperate for an equalizing score. A positive for Phil Warren was once again all the Squad got valuable game time which in itself was no mean feat without upsetting the balance and rhythm of the side in a game of this competitive nature .
A mention for the Kells Midfielder No.8 Conor Kirwan who was a tower for his side today and possibly the difference between
these two excellent footballing sides . Johnstown were not too despondent as the final whistle went and left Kells feeling slightly hard done by but already relishing the prospect of Kells having to travel to the MDL in the second half of the season.