FOOTBALL: Abingdon give Merthyr a fright
10:30am Monday 22nd October 2012 in Football
Abingdon United had Merthyr Town, the only unbeaten team in Evo-Stik Southern league Divison 1 South & West hanging on for a 3-2 win .
Ryan Prosser gave Merthyr the lead when he side-footed home from five yards Just before half-time, Abingdon equalised when Stuart Young skinned his marked and crossed for Sam Tucker to hammer a shot into the bottom corner of the goal.
After United’s Yashwa Romeo had been denied by a save, Merthyr regained control in the seconds half with two goals from Marcus Griffiths.
Abingdon’s heads did not drop and Carl Self, after seeing one shot saved, then scored from 30 yards to set up an exciting finish.
Abingdon Utd: Durrant, Baker, Crudup, Halliday, Carnell, Melledew (Biddle 72), Whitehead (Riccio 78), Romeo (Nowell 60), Self, Tucker, Young. Subs not used: Evans, Foster.