Kings Langley put in a convincing performance infront of their home fans this afternoon to beat Bromsgrove Sporting 3-1.
It was a special day for the club as the game fell on the anniversary of the death of their number one fan, Matt Allcock.
To remember Matt and pay their respects, the clubs held a minutes applause in his memory.
It was a lively start to the game with chances falling to both sides in the opening ten minutes.
Kings broke the deadline two minutes after their keeper made a great save, when Parkes slotted a great ball into Crawford who riffled his shot into the top corner. 1-0.
After the goal, neither side grabbed the game by the scruff of the neck and Bromsgrove equalised on the 29th minute out of nothing.
The home side were dominant in the second half with Jordan Parkes and Harry Crawford linking up once again from Parkes’ free kick finding Crawford who made it 2-1.
The away supporter’s were up in arms after the referee waved away a strong penalty shout on the 63rd minute.
Bromsgrove were struggling to stop Crawford and with just over 25 minutes left, he got his hat-trick with a wonderful strike past the keeper.
Jordan Parkes’ audatious effort from the half-way line nearly caught the keeper out.
A Harry Crawford hat-trick secured all three points for Kings in a game which Matt would have been proud of.
Kings next play at home on Saturday, January 25 against Stratford Town.
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