Beccles have a smashing time with eight-goal victory

Beccles Town scored a superb 8-1 win over Poringland at College Meadow on Saturday.

Beccles Town scored a superb 8-1 win over Poringland at College Meadow on Saturday. - Credit: Archant

Beccles Town FC smashed eight goals against Poringland Wanderers at College Meadow on Saturday in the Almary Green Anglian Combination Division One.

It was a special day for young Sammy Tipple, celebrating his birthday as team match mascot in his replica kit.

Poringland found it difficult to retain the free flowing passing and movement of Beccles and on 25 minutes Hurren supplied the perfect through ball to Remblance who beat the offside trap and the fast approaching goalkeeper to dink the ball in to the back of the net to open the scoring.

Beccles maintained the pressure and on 30 minutes a ball out wide from Booker found Remblance whose delivery over the top found Hurren who coolly finished past he keeper.

Beccles continued to apply pressure and Remblance, at the back post, out jumped the defender to head home his second.

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In fairness to Poringland their heads never dropped and they maintained a determination to stay in the game but as the first half was drawing to a close Clark picked up the ball following some good link up play with Holmes and drove forward in to the penalty area, where he was taken down.

Clark calmly stepped up and put the ball into the net on 45 minutes to make it 4-0.

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Beccles started the second half in the same positive attacking manner as they finished the first and on 51 minutes extended the lead further when again close pass and move play in the midfield opened up Poringland with a ball out to the right for Hurren to again deliver an inch perfect ball onto the head of Remblance who made no mistake with the finish to complete his hat-trick and take the score to 5-0.

Poringland’s desire to continue to push and get back into the game was creating more space between their midfield and back four. That space gave Remblance the opportunity to drop deep to pick up the ball and on 65 minutes what could only be described as a screamer from 35 yards extended Beccles lead to 6-0.

Beccles continued to dominate the game which gave manager Gaven Tipple the opportunity to bring on substitutes from 65 minutes. Shreeve replaced Booker and slotted into left back who shortly after was harshly adjudged to have brought down a Poringland player in the penalty area. Poringland scored from the resulting spot kick.

Beccles made it seven when a free kick out wide from Hurren found Shade at the far post who headed into top corner.

The goal scoring rout was finished when Remblance latched onto another through ball, taking his tally to five and the final score 8 -1.

Beccles Town FC are away at Horsford Untied tomorrow.

The Reserves entertain Hellesdon Reserves. Kick-off is 2.30pm at College Meadow.

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