Four For Parry As Professional Phase Turn It Around At Sandwell

On Wednesday December 6th 2017, 14 of the TNS / North Shropshire College Professional Phase players faced Sandwell away in the ECFA Category 3 League.

We knew we were going to be up against it with the opposition reportedly fielding higher players due to no game.

The first half saw us out-muscled by the far superior opposition in terms of muscle mass and we went into the break 2-1 down.

After some deliberation at half-time as to what had gone on, the players themselves created their own diagnosis on the half and a set of objectives to achieve.

This resulted in seven second half goals scored, ending the game in a 2-8 victory, with the scorers being Liam Parry (4), Ismael Ozdemir (2) and Harley Steel (2).

It was great to see a number of boys who I hadn’t had chance to watch, playing the TNS way, which is a credit to their coaches Simon and Kieran. Training this week will continue to work on defending against the counter-attack.

Report by Steve Benyon

Lead photograph: Roger Parker



  1. Byron Bingham
  2. Pam Chatha
  3. Tom Clarke
  4. Will Evans
  5. Lewis Kaye
  6. Curtis Weetman
  7. Harry Parkinson
  8. Scott Williams
  9. Liam Parry
  10. Ismael Ozdemir
  11. Harley Steel
  12. Harry Pritchard
  13. Andrew Papirnyk
  14. Evan Jordan



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