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Sutton United FC Community Team: Match report / video highlights.

18 April 2015

MATCH REPORT & VIDEO HIGHLIGHTSSutton United Community Team 1 Woking Wolves 4Sutton United FC Community Team played its first-ever match v Woking Wolves on the main pitch at Gander Green Lane before the match against Basingstoke. The team resplendent in the new kit, a replica of that for the FA Cup game v Coventry, took the field against an experienced Woking side and played with gusto. Micky Stevens also attended to wish the team well.Woking Wolves came out winners 4:1 in a game played in good spirit – The scorers for Woking were Marc Grant (2),Marcus Levett and JJ Elgar from a penalty.Paul Leconte scored Sutton's goal from a ‘Beckham-style ‘ free-kick that curled into the top right-hand corner.Paul Doswell presented the trophy to the Woking captain and congratulated both teams on a good game and highlighted the performance of the Sutton goalkeeper, Ben Reynolds.The teams took part in a penalty shoot-out at half-time in the main game and Sutton won 7:5 in a thrilling encounter. The win was celebrated enthusiastically by the team.Rob Hardy Community Officer said ‘ Steve King and his team should be very proud of their efforts – they wore the amber and chocolate with pride and it could be seen that they had a fabulous time'. Club Chairman Bruce Elliott added "It was a special day; for the club, the coaches and, of course, the players. We had a very nice letter from Woking congratulating all involved and we would also like to thank them for being a big part of the occasion. I am sure the team will go from strength to strength."[iframe id="" align="left" mode="normal" autoplay="no" maxwidth="560"]The Surrey Twisters came along to give support to the new team and brought their special needs group which performed before the game and at half time.Sutton United FC will play in the Surrey Development League next season hosted by our friends from Woking FC.

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