An under-par Slough side fell to their
sixth league defeat of the season at a rain-soaked Kawns Stadium.
It was the Rebels who had the games
opening chance when Eamonn McGonigely's cross/shot flew across the
face of goal past the left hand post.
from then on Slough were on the back foot and have Chris Fermie
(pictured right) to thank for a
goal-line header to prevent Lee Chudy's shot from opening the
scoring. McGonigely was forced to block another shot shortly
afterwards and on the counter-attack, top-goalsorer Matthew Platt
failed to convert a good chance after being set up by Yashwa Romeo.
Merely minutes into the second half
and Rebels defender Ricky Allaway limped off injured following a
challenge, and this seemed to shake the Slough defence who promptly
went on to concede 2 goals in 5 minutes.
Roy Gumbs (pictured left) failed to deal with a right-wing cross
allowing Justin Bennett to smash the ball into the top corner. Then,
barely 4 minutes later, the ball fell to James Ford on the edge of
the box and in the absence of a challenge from a Slough defender,
fired the ball into the bottom corner.
The home side could have added to
their lead had it not been for a deflection on Lee Chudy's shot, but
the Rebels forced themselves a lifeline in the dying minutes as
Yashwa Romeo rocketed the ball into the net from 20 yards. With
their confidence visibly up, further close range chances from James
Pritchard and Yashwa Romeo went begging as the Rebels almost
snatched an underserved point, even though it looked seemingly