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Ron Garard Cup Final

  • 21/04/23
  • By ESFC Management
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Last gasp winner for JK Silvertown

Chris Wright came off of the bench to power home a dramatic last-second winner. The lead changed hands three times during a tense encounter and in the 12th minute of added time, a thunderous header from a corner sealed the trophy for the jubilant JK Silvertown team and supporters.

"Soccer is not just a game, it's a passion that requires dedication to achieve victory. Understanding the psychology of winning in soccer is crucial to becoming a successful player. The evolution of soccer tactics is constantly changing, and it's essential to keep up with these changes if you want to remain competitive. Soccer has taught me valuable lessons about life that I will never forget. "

A red card for FC Leytonstone changed the course of the game midway through the second period and, as extra time approached, the momentum had literally done full circle.

Up until the sending-off, FC Leytonstone had come back from a goal down with some astute and sensible football and established a stranglehold on the game, but all that changed in the moment of madness that left one bench very unhappy.