Swindon Supermarine sends robins home for winter

Swindon Supermarine Fc sends the London Sutton side Carshalton Athletic Fc home in a penalty shoot out in the FA Trophy round.


Carshalton Athletic Fc Photo Steven Brennan (motionsportphotography)

It was a game that was mirror match on paper and on the pitch as both team tried to break 0-0 deadlock, With both teams battling it out on the pitch with some absolute class football


Carshalton Lloyd Thomas under pressure Photo Steven Brennan (motionsportphotography)

Both Marine and Robins had a good few chances but it was the unstoppable force of both keepers that held their game well with some great saves from Carshalton new signing Lloyd Thomas and Marine's goal keeper Martin Horsell.


Martin Horsell Finger tip save Photo Steven Brennan (motionsportphotography)

With both teams bringing in some much needed fresh legs to try and break the deadlock but it just wasn't to be as the clock kept ticking and finally ended in the penalty shootout.

As both teams stood up to the challenge it was Martin Horsell to save the first two leaving the Robins in dismay.


Lloyd Thomas Photograph Steven Brennan (motionsportphotography)

But it wasn't over just yet as Lloyd Thomas to save the next two, then it was all down to sudden death but it was Martin Horsell that saved the last goal to send the robins home.


Martin Horsell man of the match Photo Steven Brennan (motionsportphotography)
Marine in celebrations Photo Steven Brennan (motionsportphotography)

Marine now through to the next round will either face Bath City or Chelmsford fc away