SOUTHERN LEAGUE PLAY-OFFS LIVE: Merthyr Town v Swindon Supermarine

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  • FT: Merthyr 5, Supermarine 2
  • Dave Webb's side are aiming to avenge last year's play-off semi-final defeat to the same opposition.
  • The Martyrs were pipped to the title by Cirencester Town.

9:38pm

The dream is over Merthyr win 5-2

9:35pm

There are three minutes of injury time

9:29pm

84 mins: Morgan on for McLaggon

9:28pm

83 mins: It's all over for Supermarine, Ian Traylor fires home from 20 yards

9:24pm

79 mins: Tustain on for Lapham

9:21pm

76 mins: Edenborough booked

9:20pm

74 mins: McLaggon puts Merthyr 4-2 up, but Supermarine are up in arms as Bampton was off the pitch because the referee saw some blood, I couldn't

9:18pm

73 mins: Edenborugh heads just over

9:15pm

69 mins: Ryan Prosser on for Gavin Williams

9:12pm

67 mins: Roberts replaced by Craig Curtis.

9:03pm

58 mins: Flanagan booked

9:03pm

57 mins: Leek hooks a shot in and Warrell saves

8:58pm

53 mins: Parsons fires into the side-netting after Gray's pass

8:53pm

47 mins: Wow, Colbourne has just scored an absolute worldy to give Merthyr the lead, it was even better than Edenborough's second

8:50pm

We are underway again

8:49pm

The players are back for the second half, the PA announcer has just reminded everyone of the prospect of extra-time, don't think anyone wants that

8:35pm

HT: Merthyr 2, Supermarine 2

8:33pm

45 mins: Edenborough scores a sublime goal to pull Supermarine level, curls it in off the post and the bar from the edge of the area.

8:27pm

40 mins: GOAL Merthyr, McLaggon heads the hosts back into the lead after a Gavin Williams cross

8:25pm

38 mins: Edenborough fires Marine level after a great ball from Parsons. It's all square

8:23pm

36 mins: Edenborough gets off a shot after a good move involving Flanagan and Taylor, but the striker shoots straight at Idzi

8:15pm

28 mins: Gavin Williams drives forward for the hosts but his effort goes just wide, he is getting closer each time he shoots!

8:14pm

26mins: A tantilising cross from Dan Hilder is cut out by Idzi

8:10pm

Supermarine are retaining possession a bit more now but haven't threatened Lee Idzi's goal

8:04pm

17 mins: A Gavin Williams free-kick from 25 yards goes just over

8:02pm

14 mins: GOAL Merthyr take the lead after a long throw from Leek is flicked on by Thomas and Coborne buries it

7:59pm

12 mins: Ryan Newman shoots from the edge of the area but goes wide of Warrell's post

7:58pm

10 mins: Parsons takes advantage to a slip from Andrew Thomas and wins a corner. It is only half cleared and Parsons manages to get off a shot which is saved

7:55pm

Supermarine look to be taking a bit of time getting used to the 3G surface

7:54pm

5 mins: Merthyr are pushing hard here, Ian Traylor has taken advantage of a slip by Lapham but his shot hits the side-netting.

Earlier, Kayne McLaggon looked to beat Flanagan and is caught, he passes to Traylor is flagged offside

7:49pm

3 mins: Gavin Williams tries his luck from 20 yards, but his effort goes over

7:48pm

2 mins: Supermarine go on the attack, but Edenborough's cross leaves a lot to be desired

7:46pm

It is Merthyr to kick off

7:44pm

Of the five Supermarine players who were doubtful - Harry Etheridge, Eddie Stevens, Kyle Lapham, Mark Flanagan and Josh Morse - only Etheridge and Morse haven't made the squad

7:42pm

Merthyr are unbeaten at 'home' this season, they spent the first half of the campaign playing at Cinderford Town while their 3G pitch was being built

7:41pm

The players are getting ready to take to the pitch

7:40pm

Merthyr's line-up includes former Wales international Gavin Williams

7:40pm

Penydarren Park is filling up quite nicely now, officially there were just over 700 here, expecting a similar crowd here tonight

7:35pm

Jordan Roberts is back for the South Marston side and starts tonight, he was sent off in this game last year.

7:34pm

Supermarine's match winner from nine days ago, Josh Morse hasa failed to overcome an ankle injury and misses out

7:34pm

The Merthyr man who sent the game into extra time and penalties last year, Ryan Prosser, with an injury-time spot-kick is on the bench for the Martyrs.

7:33pm

It was a quite a feisty affair here last year and Supermarine will be hoping that there won't be a repeat.

7:32pm

THE TEAMS

 

SWINDON SUPERMARINE: Sam Warrell, Kyle Lapham, Mark Flanagan, Jordan Roberts, Dave Bampton (c), Chris Taylor, Bradley Gray, Alex Ferguson, Ash Edenborough, Josh Parsons, Dan Hilder. Subs: Joey Tustain, Jack Hopper, Craig Curtis, Jon Steedman, Eddie Stevens.

MERTHYR TOWN: Lee Idzi, Steve Williams, Dan Summerfield, Andrew Thomas, Gary Colborne (c), Matthew Harris, Gavin Williams, Kris Leek, Kayne McLaggon, Ryan Newman, Ian Traylor. Subs: Kerry Morgan, Marcus Griffiths, Aaron Cornwall, Ryan Charles, Ryan Prosser.

7:31pm

Tonight's match is a repeat of last year's semi-final where Supermarine lost on penalties.

7:31pm

Good evening and welcome to the Southern League play-offs live as Swindon Supermarine look to avenge last year's semi-final defeat to Merthyr Town

6:30pm

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