MATCH REPORT: Tavistock AFC vs Bishops Cleeve
Taylor Scarff returned from injury, with new loan signing from Exeter City Mitchel Beardmore taking
their line-up places at the expense of Alex Battle and Jacob Bowker. Three players have left the Club
this week for various reasons so Will Elliott drafted in to sit on the bench writes Eric Pinch.
The Lambs had gone three games without conceding but within five minutes of the kick off they
found themselves a goal down as Ethan Dunbar shot home from close range; however the visitors
lead was soon hauled back as within five minutes the Lambs were back on level terms. Charlie
Elkington’s through ball saw Liam Prynn’s effort blocked for it to fall loose for Beardmore to strike
home the rebound.
Aaron Dearing blocked Harrison Reeves effort for the visitors before ED Harrison’s corner was
knocked back across goal by Elkington for Prynn effort smothered by keeper Joe Wright. Reeves
effort goes wide then Prynn sees another effort blocked before the lambs go into the lead on twenty
minutes. Harrison’s corner gets flicked on for Joe O Connor to slot home from close range.
Ross Langworthy, Jay Malshanskyj and Reeves all had chances for the visitors but either shot wide or
at Dearing with Langworthy missing a great chance to level the scores on the stroke of half time as
Dunbar got to the by-line to cut back but the front man screwed his shot past the wrong side of the
The Lambs gave themselves a two goal cushion early into the second half, Harrison headed wide
from a Tallon Burns corner before Dearing sent a long goal clearance that a defender could only
head twice to give the Lambs a second corner. Harrison’s ball into the area was met by Beardmore
to nod down and into the net via an upright.
Dearing denied Malshanskyj with Beardmore almost getting his hat trick after seventy minutes but
his effort went just wide.
Another good all round performance with Beardmore getting the Sovereign Wines Man of the Match
on his debut. The lambs climb up the table continues as they find themselves in 8 th position after
nine games played. They are just two points off the play off positions. It could get even better once
the table is readjusted following the withdrawal of Hamworthy.