Shrivvy Youth put in another workman like performance in the first, but a lack of fitness began to tell the tale after the interval against another well established side from the Kingsdown Lions set up who ended the tie as worthy winners.
Shriv did get the ball in to the back of the net courtesy of a penalty kick - but it was re-ordered after home side players ignored the referee's clear instruction to stay outside of the box and the retake thundered on to the pipes and off to safety.
Another good learning experience for the side and the improvements continue.
A point each was likely a fair reflection as Shrivenham Development hosted their Wantage Town counterparts at Barrington Park on Saturday afternoon.
Shrivenham's Veterans rounded off their pre-season with a comfortable score against Abington Town at Barrington Park on Wednesday evening [01.09.21] and focus now turns to their opening league game.
Our Development side had a final run out [18.08.21] ahead of their HL2S campaign getting underway this Saturday.
A brace each for Tyger Hall and Kai Richardson should have been enough to secure the game, having gone two goals behind in the first half, but Vale stuck with it and pulled two back to end the evening all square.
Another entertaining game at Barrington Park on Tuesday evening [17.08.21] saw the Bobcats return to Bradford with the three points courtesy of a second half penalty, but there were countless chances missed by both sides in a game that could have gone either way, but was well deserved by the visitors.
Shrivvy hosted fellow North Wilts Youth Leaguers Northside at Barrington Park on Sunday morning [08.08.21], and were given a lesson in the need to stay focussed for the entire game.
A semi-decent opening 25 minutes was undone with some sloppy work, with Monty the player of the game with some great keeping heroics to keep the score below double figures.
Shrivenham recorded their first W of the preseason as they hosted the Crick at Barrington Park on Friday evening [30.07.21].
The visitors had the better of the first half, but despite both sides having a penalty saved, goals from Brad Hirst and Sean McKeon were enough to give the side a moral boosting 2-0 victory ahead of the uhlsport Hellenic Premier League getting underway on Tuesday evening.
An injury-hit Shrivenham Youth managed all three points against another of their Championship rivals at Barrington Park on Tuesday evening.
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Shrivenham Development lost their third straight Bateman Sports Challenge Cup group game as the 'Freds visited Barrington Park having switched their home tie due to having no floodlights.
Shrivenham Development fell to their second successive 3-0 score in their Bateman Sports Challenge Cup game, all but ending any hopes of making the knockout stage of the competition, against a strong Swifts side.
Our Development side suffered an opening Bateman Sports Challenge Cup defeat at the Kintbury Recreation Ground on Saturday - in what is without doubt the Group of Death.
A positive first 45 saw a decent start - with one mistake giving the home side a one-goal advantage but hope for the second period however, the side were not able to replicate the form of the first half, and the hosts added an extra two - which could have been more, but for some wayward finishing.
Shrivenham travelled to the Magpies Stadium at short notice in order to face their Hellenic League 1 West hosts ahead of their return to Challenge Cup action.
The game gave Shrivvy boss Chris Hurley the opportunity to cast an eye over a number of potential players in what was the First XIs final friendly game of the 2020-21 season, with all focus now shifting to training sessions before the summer break.
Despite the scoreline, several players did show flashes of potential and if Chris can keep a core at Barrington Park, things will only look brighter for 2021-22.
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