Cambridge Utd   2 - 0   Braintree Town

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Cambridge secured their first win in six league matches with a comfortable victory over Braintree.

Michael Wylde's long ball forward was met by Michael Gash to stroke home his fifth goal of the season from inside the box.

The home side secured the points when Adam Marriott, making his first start since October, fed Luke Berry to score from close range.

The visitors had Pat O'Connor sent off for two yellow cards in stoppage time.

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Monday, 26 December 2011

BSB Premier

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Cambridge 2-0 Braintree Town FT
(HT 1-0)
  • Gash 36
  • Berry 58

    Cambridge Utd

    • 01 Naisbitt
    • 02 Roberts
    • 03 Jennings
    • 04 Coulson
    • 05 Wylde
    • 06 Shaw yellow card
    • 10 Carew yellow card (Thorpe 76)
    • 11 Dunk
    • 18 Berry
    • 09 Gash
    • 19 Marriott

    Substitutes

    • 25 Blaine Hudson,
    • 27 Thorpe,
    • 16 Jarvis,
    • 20 Patrick,
    • 07 Charles

    Braintree Town

    • 01 McDonald
    • 03 Thomas yellow card
    • 04 Bailey-Dennis
    • 05 Paine
    • 16 O'Connor two yellow cards, red card
    • 24 Wells
    • 07 Symons (Johnson 61)
    • 08 Davis
    • 15 Quinton (Chilaka 46)
    • 17 Yiadom
    • 09 Marks

    Substitutes

    • 22 Jones,
    • 21 Stevens,
    • 18 Johnson,
    • 02 Peters,
    • 19 Chilaka
    Ref: FearnAtt: 3,717
    CAMBRIDGE
    BRAINTREE TOWN

    Possession

    • Cambridge 47%
    • Braintree Town 53%

    Attempts on target

    • Cambridge 6
    • Braintree Town 2

    Attempts off target

    • Cambridge 8
    • Braintree Town 10

    Corners

    • Cambridge 11
    • Braintree Town 2

    Fouls

    • Cambridge 12
    • Braintree Town 12
    • Final Result
    • Full Time
    • 90:00+4:25 The referee signals the end of the game.
    • 90:00+4:14 Sent off Pat O'Connor is sent off by the referee.
    • 90:00+3:07 Pat O'Connor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Harrison Dunk. James Jennings restarts play with the free kick.
    • 90:00+2:27 Inswinging corner taken by Andrew Yiadom from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Josh Coulson.
    • 90:00+1:42 Adam Marriott crosses the ball, Kenny Davis makes a clearance.
    • 90:00+1:04 Adam Marriott takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance by Aswad Thomas.
    • 90:00+0:23 Corner taken by Adam Marriott from the left by-line played to the near post, Nathan McDonald makes a save.
    • 90:00+0:14 Harrison Dunk sends in a cross, Dean Wells manages to make a clearance.
    • 89:22 Inswinging corner taken by Adam Marriott, Tom Shaw takes a shot.
    • 88:45 The ball is delivered by Adam Marriott, Josh Coulson takes a shot. Save made by Nathan McDonald.
    • 88:16 Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Adam Marriott from the left by-line to the near post, Aswad Thomas makes a clearance.
    • 87:31 Jonathon Thorpe sends in a cross, Michael Gash takes a shot. Save by Nathan McDonald.
    • 83:38 Free kick awarded for a foul by Pat O'Connor on Harrison Dunk. James Jennings restarts play with the free kick.
    • 82:32 Booking Pat O'Connor receives a yellow card.
    • 82:08 Pat O'Connor challenges Harrison Dunk unfairly and gives away a free kick. James Jennings takes the direct free kick.
    • 80:28 Michael Gash delivers the ball, clearance by Adam Bailey-Dennis.
    • 78:50 Booking The referee shows Aswad Thomas a yellow card.
    • 78:39 Foul by Aswad Thomas on Jonathon Thorpe, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Kevin Roberts.
    • 77:58 Corner taken right-footed by Adam Marriott from the left by-line, Kenny Davis manages to make a clearance.
    • 77:04 Sean Marks takes a shot. Blocked by Kevin Roberts. Sean Marks takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.
    • 75:46 Substitution Jonathon Thorpe replaces Ashley Carew.
    • 75:36 Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Chibuzor Chilaka goes wide of the right-hand upright.
    • 73:10 Corner taken by Andrew Yiadom played to the near post, clearance by Kevin Roberts.
    • 72:25 The ball is crossed by Michael Gash, save made by Nathan McDonald.
    • 71:09 Free kick awarded for a foul by Matt Paine on Harrison Dunk. Ashley Carew crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance by Matt Paine.
    • 68:51 The ball is crossed by Kenny Davis, blocked by Harrison Dunk.
    • 68:03 Andrew Yiadom takes a shot. Kevin Roberts gets a block in.
    • 64:39 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Pat O'Connor by Ashley Carew. Indirect free kick taken by Nathan McDonald.
    • 63:45 Harrison Dunk has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.
    • 62:53 Michael Wylde challenges Chibuzor Chilaka unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Kenny Davis.
    • 62:33 The official flags Kevin Roberts offside. Free kick taken by Nathan McDonald.
    • 61:39 The ball is delivered by Matt Johnson, Harrison Dunk gets a block in.
    • 60:31 Substitution (Braintree Town) makes a substitution, with Matt Johnson coming on for Nicky Symons.
    • 59:48 Ashley Carew takes a shot. Save by Nathan McDonald.
    • 59:39 Harrison Dunk crosses the ball, Aswad Thomas manages to make a clearance.
    • 57:02 GOAL - Luke BerryCambridge Utd 2 - 0 Braintree Town Goal scored by Luke Berry from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Cambridge Utd 2-0 Braintree Town.
    • 56:38 Centre by Kevin Roberts, Kenny Davis gets a block in.
    • 54:59 Effort from the edge of the area by Chibuzor Chilaka goes wide of the right-hand upright.
    • 53:10 Sean Marks fouled by Kevin Roberts, the ref awards a free kick. Andrew Yiadom delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, clearance made by Dean Wells.
    • 51:24 Sean Marks fouled by Josh Coulson, the ref awards a free kick. Kenny Davis takes the direct free kick. Chibuzor Chilaka gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Jennings. Danny Naisbitt takes the free kick. Chibuzor Chilaka produces a cross, Andrew Yiadom produces a right-footed shot from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.
    • Correction - 50:21 Effort from inside the box by Tom Shaw strikes the post. Shot by Ashley Carew from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.
    • 50:21 Shot by Tom Shaw from inside the box hits the post. Ashley Carew produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.
    • 49:42 Kenny Davis produces a right-footed shot from long range which goes wide right of the goal.
    • 48:45 Adam Marriott has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.
    • 48:05 Pat O'Connor has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.
    • 47:56 The ball is delivered by Andrew Yiadom, clearance by Josh Coulson.
    • 47:41 Centre by Kevin Roberts, Nicky Symons manages to make a clearance.
    • 46:47 The ball is delivered by Ashley Carew, save by Nathan McDonald.
    • 46:09 Andrew Yiadom concedes a free kick for a foul on Kevin Roberts. Direct free kick taken by Danny Naisbitt.
    • 45:28 Chibuzor Chilaka sends in a cross, Danny Naisbitt manages to make a clearance.
    • 45:01 The referee gets the second half started.
    • 45:01 Substitution Chibuzor Chilaka replaces Brad Quinton.
    • Half Time
    • 45:00+2:21 The referee calls an end to the first half.
    • 44:43 Kevin Roberts produces a cross.
    • 43:55 The ball is swung over by Ashley Carew, Matt Paine makes a clearance.
    • 43:48 The ball is sent over by Ashley Carew, Aswad Thomas gets a block in.
    • 43:32 Nicky Symons takes a shot. Michael Wylde gets a block in.
    • 42:54 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andrew Yiadom by James Jennings. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Brad Quinton from right channel, clearance made by Michael Wylde.
    • 42:20 Adam Marriott produces a cross, clearance made by Nicky Symons.
    • 40:38 Inswinging corner taken by Adam Marriott.
    • 40:30 Ashley Carew crosses the ball, Pat O'Connor manages to make a clearance.
    • 37:53 Effort on goal by Harrison Dunk from just inside the area clears the crossbar.
    • 36:22 The assistant referee flags for offside against Andrew Yiadom. Free kick taken by Danny Naisbitt.
    • 35:01 Danny Naisbitt provided the assist for the goal.
    • 35:01 GOAL - Michael GashCambridge Utd 1 - 0 Braintree Town Goal scored by Michael Gash from inside the box high into the middle of the goal. Cambridge Utd 1-0 Braintree Town.
    • 34:12 Dean Wells takes a shot from long distance which goes wide of the left-hand upright.
    • 33:58 Luke Berry takes a shot. Save by Nathan McDonald.
    • 32:44 The ball is sent over by Aswad Thomas, Josh Coulson gets a block in.
    • 31:26 Booking Booking for Ashley Carew for unsporting behaviour.
    • 31:15 Aswad Thomas fouled by Ashley Carew, the ref awards a free kick. Dean Wells restarts play with the free kick.
    • 30:46 The ball is delivered by Harrison Dunk, Adam Marriott takes a shot. Blocked by Matt Paine.
    • 30:27 Sean Marks challenges Kevin Roberts unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Josh Coulson.
    • 28:43 The ball is delivered by Ashley Carew, Aswad Thomas gets a block in. Ashley Carew takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by Pat O'Connor. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Josh Coulson by Adam Bailey-Dennis. Free kick crossed by Adam Marriott, Nicky Symons gets a block in.
    • 28:31 Ashley Carew crosses the ball, clearance made by Dean Wells.
    • 26:26 The referee blows for offside. Nathan McDonald takes the free kick.
    • 25:11 Pat O'Connor sends in a cross, James Jennings manages to make a clearance.
    • 23:30 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Brad Quinton by Adam Marriott. Direct free kick taken by Dean Wells.
    • 23:02 Tom Shaw produces a cross, save by Nathan McDonald.
    • 21:35 Kevin Roberts sends in a cross, clearance by Matt Paine.
    • 20:38 Adam Marriott concedes a free kick for a foul on Aswad Thomas. Nathan McDonald takes the free kick.
    • 20:00 Tom Shaw produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.
    • 19:23 The ball is sent over by Brad Quinton, Danny Naisbitt makes a save.
    • 18:16 Free kick crossed right-footed by Brad Quinton from left channel, Ashley Carew gets a block in.
    • 18:16 Booking Tom Shaw is shown a yellow card.
    • 18:04 Tom Shaw gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Aswad Thomas.
    • 15:34 The assistant referee signals for offside against Sean Marks. Danny Naisbitt takes the free kick.
    • 14:37 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Bailey-Dennis by Tom Shaw. Brad Quinton crosses the ball in from the free kick, James Jennings gets a block in.
    • 13:36 Luke Berry gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrew Yiadom. Free kick crossed right-footed by Brad Quinton from left channel, Josh Coulson manages to make a clearance. Aswad Thomas takes a shot. Ashley Carew manages to make a clearance.
    • 11:28 Adam Marriott takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Michael Wylde challenges Adam Bailey-Dennis unfairly and gives away a free kick. Nathan McDonald takes the free kick.
    • 11:21 James Jennings sends in a cross, clearance made by Aswad Thomas.
    • 10:49 Brad Quinton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ashley Carew. Josh Coulson takes the direct free kick.
    • 9:50 Andrew Yiadom sends in a cross, Kevin Roberts manages to make a clearance.
    • 9:19 Centre by Ashley Carew, Aswad Thomas gets a block in. Adam Marriott takes the outswinging corner, clearance by Kenny Davis.
    • 8:46 Sean Marks takes a shot. Save by Danny Naisbitt.
    • 6:20 James Jennings has an effort at goal from outside the area which misses left.
    • 6:04 Kevin Roberts delivers the ball, Adam Bailey-Dennis gets a block in.
    • 4:59 Free kick awarded for a foul by Nicky Symons on Luke Berry. James Jennings restarts play with the free kick. The ball is crossed by Ashley Carew, blocked by Aswad Thomas.
    • 2:56 Kenny Davis concedes a free kick for a foul on Tom Shaw. Direct free kick taken by Ashley Carew.
    • 0:55 Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Ashley Carew, save by Nathan McDonald.
    • 0:22 Corner taken right-footed by Ashley Carew to the near post, clearance by Kenny Davis.
    • 0:00 The game kicks-off.

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    BSB Premier table snapshot

    As it stood on 26 Dec 2011 23:59 UK

    Position Team P GD PTS
    1 Wrexham 25 27 56
    2 Fleetwood 25 21 54
    3 Southport 26 4 48
    4 York 26 26 45
    5 Luton 25 23 45
    6 Kidderminster 25 12 45
    7 Cambridge 25 12 43
    8 Gateshead 25 3 41
    9 Mansfield 25 8 38
    10 Barrow 25 2 38
    11 Forest Green 26 12 37
    12 Darlington 26 -1 37
    13 Grimsby 25 4 35
    14 Braintree Town 26 -4 34
    15 Tamworth 24 -4 33
    16 Ebbsfleet Utd 27 -3 31
    17 Lincoln City 26 -11 26
    18 AFC Telford 26 -11 24
    19 Newport 25 -7 22
    20 Kettering 26 -28 22
    21 Hayes & Yeading 26 -19 21
    22 Alfreton Town 26 -26 21
    23 Stockport 26 -17 20
    24 Bath City 25 -23 14

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