Tayport encounter is the game of the season

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Brechin travelled to Tayport on November 24 for a league encounter against their Fife opponents in what turned out to be the game of the season so far.

Despite the defeat this was a tremendous performance from the boys who are improving week by week.

From the first whistle Brechin dominated early proceedings with numerous chances falling to the away team.

It was Sam Rogerson who showed the way scoring with two low shots into the corner of the net followed by a nearpost flick at a corner to give the Brechin boys a 3–0 lead and a hat trick for Sam.

Right on half time Tayport pulled a goal back following a break away and it was this goal that gave the home team a massive boost at half time, which proved to be crucial.

Tayport then took the game to Brechin in the second half and within a 15-minute spell they scored three goals to give them the lead.

Despite being disappointed with the how the score had turned the Brechin team pushed for an equaliser with chances falling to Grieve, Stewart and Lamb with only the home ‘keeper being responsible for keeping the score the same with a number of excellent saves.

The final whistle brought disappointment for everyone but the coaches were delighted with how the boys had played.

Brechin were at home on Sunday (December 1) to one of the league’s top teams and despite the result it was again an excellent display by the home team with the coaches delighted with the boys performance.

For the first 30 minutes the teams were evenly matched with Brechin creating a number of chances as Steele, Rogerson and Grieve came close.

The combined efforts of Clark in goal and Renilson, Milne, Crosby and Lamb at the back kept Ferry at bay.

Sawyer was pulling the strings for the home team in midfield with his excellent passing putting Ferry on the backfoot but with half-time approaching it was Ferry who scored two quick goals to take a half-time lead.

Despite being disappointed at falling behind the Brechin team came out for the second half determined to get back into the game but despite the efforts of everyone it was the Ferry who were on target another three times to record a flattering scoreline.

Brechin City manager Ray Mckinnon took in the game and the boys were delighted to receive a good luck message from him at the start along with a team photo.

Squad for both games: Clark, Logan Milne, Lamb, Renilson, Crosby, Sawyer, Crosby, Rogerson, Andrew Mitchell, Steele, Grieve, Donald, Pionke, Matthew Mitchell, Stewart, Keir Milne.