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Loan Round-Up: Ellery Balcombe helps Bromley to FA Trophy Semi-Finals

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14 March 2022

Ellery Balcombe helped Bromley to the Semi-Finals of the FA Trophy at the weekend as they beat Solihull Moors 3-1.

The Goalkeeper played 90 minutes in a game where the away side netted first when Callum Maycock slotted home. Bromley weren’t behind for long, though, as Michael Cheek headed home. The Bromley man then got his second on 53 minutes to put the side ahead before James Alabi confirmed the win when he scored on 85 minutes to put the team into the draw for the Semi-Finals. Next up they face Halifax Town away on Tuesday evening in the National League.

As for Football League action, Dom Thompson grabbed yet another 90 minutes for Ipswich Town as he featured in a 0-0 home draw with Portsmouth in Sky Bet League One. The side are ninth in the table and face Oxford United away on Saturday.

In the Sky Bet Championship, Marcus Forss was a second half substitute on 66 minutes for Hull City in a 0-0 draw with Birmingham City away from home. Having taken a point, Hull are 20th in the league table and they will prepare to face Coventry City away from home on Wednesday evening.

Speaking of Coventry, they picked up a convincing win over Charlie Goode’s Sheffield United as the Yorkshire side fell to a 4-1 loss. United actually went ahead through Sander Berge but the home side quickly levelled before half-time before two goals from Callum O’Hare and one from Matty Godden made it a convincing scoreline. Charlie did not feature in the match. The side are still in the play-off places in sixth but only by goal difference. The will face Blackpool away on Wednesday.

As for AFC Wimbledon’s Aaron Pressley, he missed their 2-0 defeat at home to Lincoln City. Lewis Fiorini found the net on 38 minutes and Teddy Bishop then tapped home on 84 minutes to secure the points for Lincoln. Wimbledon are now 20th in the table and face Cheltenham Town away on Saturday.

On foreign shores, there was 90 minutes of action for Mads Bidstrup in Denmark as his FC Nordsjælland side drew 1-1 with SønderjyskE. The side went behind on two minutes but levelled after the break through Oliver Villadsen. The team are 10th in the table and face Copenhagen away on Sunday. In the same country, Luka Racic featured for 90 minutes for HB Køge as they drew 0-0 with Fremad Amager. The side are seventh in the table and face Fredericia away on Friday.

In Spain, Joel Valencia was a second half substitute and played the final 27 minutes for AD Alcorcón in a 1-0 win over Huesca. The goal came from Borja Valle on 71 minutes in a much needed win for the side. They are still bottom of the second tier in Spain on 17 points and face Amorebieta away on Sunday.

In Australia, Adelaide United made it three consecutive wins as they beat Newcastle Jets 2-1 at home. Lachlan Brook wasn’t involved in the match. United went ahead on three minutes before Newcastle Jets levelled on 65 minutes. The winner came two minutes from time as Mohamed Toure found the net. Adelaide are third in the table and play Western Sydney Wanderers at home on Wednesday.

In Turkey, Halil Dervişoğlu and his Galatasaray side take on Besiktas later today as they aim to climb higher than their current position of 14th in the league table.


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