Football Photos: Somerset Trojans vs St Davids

December 27, 2013

Playing in the Friendship Semi-Finals at the Wellington Oval in St George’s on Boxing Day, the Somerset Trojans defeated St David’s 3-2 to claim a spot in the Friendship finals.

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They will match up in the finals against either Hamilton Parish or Devonshire Cougars, who are set to square off in the other semi-final at the BAA field today [Dec 27].

Sean Brangman gave the Somerset Trojans a 1 – 0 lead after some 20 minutes, and three minutes later Detroy Smith from St David’s made the score 1 – 1.

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Leo Burgess put the Somerset Trojans back in front in the 41st minute, and in the 44th minute St. David’s were level yet again when Angelo Cannonier made the score 2 – 2.

On the stroke of half time, a foul in the St. David’s box resulted in a penalty that Brangman made no mistake in converting to give the Somerset Trojans a 3 – 2 lead at the half-time break.

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St. David’s then went down a man when Andrew Paynter was sent off, and minutes later St. David’s went down again when Detroy Smith was sent off for foul language. Somerset Trojans, now having a two man advantage, were able to claim the 3 – 2 victory.

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The day was marred with an unpleasant incident, as when St David’s player Detroy Smith walked off the field after being given a red card, he turned and spat on referee Anthony Francis.

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  1. Islanders says:

    I truly hope the St David’s County Cricket Club takes this matter into hand by awarding Mr. Smith a ban from the club from 20 yrs or more His behavior was dispicable to say the least bringing shame and disappoinment to the team, Mr. Bascome, Management, fans and supporters
    A player like Mr. Smith does not deserve to be a part of a Club that has accomplished much in sports in the last year

    • cybercop says:

      Nah! don’t ban him from the club, ban him from sports, so he can come around the club and not be able to play, I think is a more fitting punishment,IMO.BWDIK?

  2. Islanders says:

    should be – for 20yrs