Manchester League: Over 60’s draw, Over 65’s win

The Relics Over 60’s and Over 65’s had their first games in the Manchester League on 15th April 2021. The match reports are below.
for all the Manchester League details see the Match Centre page here…

Relics Over 60’s 2 – Club Kingsmaid 2
A terrific game saw a very strong Club Kingsmaid team come back twice to snatch a draw against the Relics.
The Relics took the lead mid-way through the first half with a penalty from Graham W who’s shot just squeezed under the keeper. Club Kingsmaid equalised early in the second half but The Relics went ahead again with another goal from Graham W. Club Kingsmaid scored their second equaliser with a low shot into the bottom right corner. Gaz S had a great game pulling off a string of great saves, and The Relics could have snatched it at the death with a great through ball from Pete Shev that found Andy R free but his shot went the wrong side of the post.
Relics: Gaz S, Tony G, Andy R, Andy Q, Keith S, Pete Shev, Graham W. Manager: Keiran

Relics Over 65’s 1 – Bolton Arena 0
The Relics over 65’s started their Manchester League campaign with a win against Bolton Arena. The Relics were the better team throughout and the winning margin should have been more.
The Relics took an early lead with a fantastic strike from John W from the left hand side of the area into the top right corner of the Bolton goal, the keeper had no chance, great goal. However the game didn’t go entirely the Relics way as it took a brilliant diving penalty save from Gaz S to keep the Relics clean sheet, while a penalty miss from Graham W at the other end with the Bolton keeper pulling off another fine penalty save kept the Relics down to a one goal margin.
Relics: Gaz S, Tex, John C, Keith H, Bob D, John W, John M. Manager: Dave M