The Woods looked down and out at half-time in this afternoon's Evo-Stik Southern League game against Beaconsfield Sycob at Chestnut Avenue, but stormed back to earn a share of the points in a 3-3 draw.
Beaconsfield had been on a tremendous run in Division One Central recently, with eight wins in nine outings, and they were three goals ahead today at half-time. It appeared to be game over for Northwood, but Mark Burgess' side showed tremendous spirit to battle their way back into it.
Gradi Milenge headed home from a free-kick with just under half-hour left, then Louis Bircham hit home a cracking goal, and with nine minutes left he notched his second - and the equaliser - with a neat effort which dipped under the bar. There was still time for more action; first Woods were refused a clear penalty, then soon after Sycob were awarded a twelve-yard kick - only for new home keeper Borja Loeches-Teixeira to dive to his left to save (pictured above). The match report and photos are here.
14 January 2017
Northwood went out of the Southern League Cup at the hands of Chalfont St Peter last night, going down by the only goal in a third round tie at Chestnut Avenue.
The visitors went ahead through Kofi Lockhart-Adams two minutes before half-time, and the Woods were unable to recover that deficit after the break.
11 January 2017
The Woods went down to a narrow 2-1 defeat away to Aylesbury United in an Evo-Stik Southern League fixture this afternoon.
After a scoreless first half, the home side went ahead two minutes after the restart through Troy Witter, and Sonny French got the second in the 83rd minute. It was little more than a consolation when Gradi Milenge headed home his first goal for the Woods four minutes into stoppage time.
7 January 2017
It took a late equaliser from James Budden to earn Northwood an Evo-Stik Southern League point this afternoon, as they drew 1-1 with old rivals Hanwell Town at Chestnut Avenue.
The visitors had gone ahead through Dean Allen early in the second half, and Town looked to be taking all three points until Budden headed home the leveller two minutes into stoppage time; it was the central defender's first goal of the season.
The match report and photos are here.
2 January 2017
Happy New Year from Northwood Football Club to all our supporters, players, members and officials!!
We wish you all the best for 2017 - and here's hoping for a successful year for the Woods!
Don't forget that we are back in Evo-Stik Southern League action at Chestnut Avenue tomorrow, Monday 2nd January 2017, when we take on old rivals Hanwell Town - we hope to see you there!!
1 January 2017