Thursday, September 25, 2008

FC go to Town

25/ 9/2008

FC UNITED returned to winning ways in style with a 4-0 hammering of Ossett Town on Tuesday night.

Kyle Wilson and Carlos Roca, paired up front in a much changed side, both scored a brace of goals to give the reds a much needed victory.

United had gone five games without a win and had slumped to 17th spot in the UniBond Premier League table but they were quickly into their stride on an autumnal evening in Yorkshire.

Roca started brightly and his constant running was rewarded when he cut in to score a fortuitous opener via a deflection.

Many FC fans were concerned by the exit of lethal finisher Rory Patterson to Bradford in the summer but Wilson has excelled in his place to become the league’s top scorer.

It was another fine performance from him on Tuesday and his first goal was exquisitely taken after he had beaten the off-side trap to slot home.

The reds continued to attack at will and the home side had no answer.

Roca scored what he thought was his second only for the linesman to rule him off-side. He was not to be denied in the second half though as he scored what is arguably FC’s goal of the season to date with a rasping drive into the top corner.

Wilson added his second goal from a penalty after earning the spot kick himself and the points were United’s.

The win was welcome fillip following FC’s drab 0-0 draw with Worksop at Gigg Lane on Saturday.

FC do not play this weekend due to them being out of the FA Cup.