Sir Walter William Herbert described the first expedition to the North Pole as desolate, harsh, and unforgiving. As the tiffs kicked off with 9 men on an unusually frosty Saturday afternoon all we could do was feel the same. After a 15 minute tactical masterclass Nader’s “Lads for the love of god just keep 9 men behind the ball” approach held a 0-0 score line long enough for latecomers Jackson and Sheldon to arrive. An unusually structured and almost drilled tiffs squad pushed and after a scrap in the oppositions 6 yard box Jackson bulged the oppositions goal with a well aimed surface-to-goal missile. Hunkering down the tiffs managed to finish the half leading 1-0.
The second half started with much the same until a Dorkinian player went down in the box and was awarded a penalty, that was placed well in the bottom left corner. 1-1.
The chill began to set in as the tiffs bare 11 slowly lost composure and energy conceding two more goals in an effort to push for the win.
3-1 final score.
For enduring the icy chill with courage in the face of adversity POTM goes to……………..
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