"SING IN THE TOP TIER!" ^
A game that we shud have won 'oh so easily' waz nearly tossed away at the end az we defended frantically!
It started off 'oh so well' with us poundin' the packed Holte End where the Hazbeenz fans were congregated!
However!--othaa parts of the ground were splattered with empty seats and the main stand opposite us had the top deck completely closed!
This waz 'ammunition' to the packed Toon end az they took the p*ss, singin': "Your grounds too big for yoo!" and "Sing in the top tier!"------and we have to tell yoo that there waz ne response at aall from the 6,000 empty claret coloured seats!!?
|THE TOON ATTACK THE HOLTE END (1st half)|
(We are in black n white stripes for a change at an away game!)
"HIERARCHICAL MERITOCRACY!" <(look it up in the dictionary if yoo divvint naa wot it meenz!)
Anyway!--we attacked and attacked and eventually we made the breakthrough in the 28th minute when when Yedlin ran doon the right wing and crossed for Gayle, but a Villa defender got there forst and sliced the baall into hiz own goal to give us a richly desorved lead!
We couldn't improve on that with several missed chances and a penalty claim torned doon after that and we went into the interval with the slim lead.
That waz to prove decisive az again in the orly parts of the 2nd half we missed good chances to bury the game, especially Diame, who somehow managed to slice a shot wide from 6 yards oot!
And sensin' a chance the home side came to life az they started pounded wor goal at The Holte End az we norvouslee looked on!
|2nd HALF ACTION AZ WE ATTACK THE WITTON END|
With Matt Sels lookin' indecisive and 'wobbly' in wor goal the inevitable happened with just 2 mins left on the clock when Tishibola heeded in off the post with Sels 'flappin'!
Villa could have snatched it in 6 mins of stoppage time, but we somehow hung on for the draw!
2 points lost when we shud have easily won!
Toon team: Sels, Yedlin (Tiote 75), Lascelles, Clark, Dummett, Hayden, Shelvey, Richie, Gouffran, Diame, Gayle (Mitrovic 80)
Attendance: 32,062 (2,800 Toon fans) (10,000 empty claret and light blue seats!)