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Thursday Night At The Cage: 7 May 2009

The default line ups for tonight were:

  • Reds: Gilbert, Yuchi, Edardy, Azmi, Weeliam
  • Whites: Rajseran, Clive, Julius, LinKang, Clemens

Anyone who played, please provide the final score/result as a comment below.  Feel free to add other details.  Everyone, feel free to add your comments.

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  1. Azmi
    Fri 8 May 2009 at 2:32 am

    Reds got hammered 7-1. Whites were the better team and took their chances well, reds had some goal scoring opportunities as well but were unable to finish them. After 3 games, I still find it hard to adapt to the more physical style of you guys and thus added to the red’s woes (excuses..excuses). But I thought later part of the game we played some neat passing, still..no goals to show for. There were a few good players, hard for me to point out the best player of the session.

    • rajiv
      Fri 8 May 2009 at 8:26 am

      Thanks Azmi.

      How physical a game is can vary quite a lot from session to session.

      I notice that, on average, 5 v 5 sessions at The Cage tend to be more physical as the game is more compact. The pitch is the smallest of all of those on which we play and you can get to your opponent quicker. 4 v 4 works quite well at The Cage, but there are still several who think it will be too tiring, when in fact, if you play to the lines, it slows the game down sufficiently to be very enjoyable.

      We were playing another team on Saturday at Turf City, so it was more competitive.

      Try Sports Planet next Wednesday.

      How physical a game is also depends who are playing. After a while, you’ll figure out which games might be more physical.

      It also takes at least 3 games to get your fitness level up. You’ll find your fitness improves quite quickly the way we play. 🙂

      • Azmi
        Fri 8 May 2009 at 4:01 pm

        The physical approach needs time to get used to, so does my stamina. But I think after a few more sessions, I should be able to improve.

        By the way, I have a team from work that I could hook up a friendly with fiofafi. Getting less active nowadays, but I could try to gather a few of them for 5 a side friendly. Will update you on this.

        • rajiv
          Fri 8 May 2009 at 4:12 pm

          Thanks Azmi. Let me know when.

          • Boris
            Fri 8 May 2009 at 4:37 pm

            It’s too bad he’s never played with Franco..

  1. Sun 10 May 2009 at 8:05 am

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