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Cambridge 6 Bedford 5

The West Anglia derby between these 2 well established local rivals didn’t disappoint.

An increased crowd on the previous week at the magnificent University of Cambridge Sports Centre were witness to a cracking match of top flight domestic club futsal from the comfort of the tiered seating which they struggled to remain in such was the excitement levels.

With 3 minutes to go of the first half the score was 3-3 with the foul count 3-3 such was the close nature of this encounter between these 2 old rivals.

The match continued to ebb & flow however the visitors managed to finish the first half 3-4 ahead and looking a well disciplined & drilled team.

HT Cambridge 3 Bedford 4

The Bee’s Head Coach Luis Mendonca clearly had a plan to turn things around and so it was with 5 minutes to play the scores were level on 5-5 with the tension, noise & excitement building.

Would either team settle for 1 point or push for all 3 on offer?

With just 21 seconds left on the clock, local Nando’s Manager Angel Martinez, looking as splendid as ever in his full facial “pirate” like beard, smashed a shot from the left wing infront of the stands and past the rooted visiting keeper. Pandemonium ensued!

Wonderful match played in a firm but fair spirit concluded with the Bee’s securing their first win of the new FA National Futsal Series season and grabbing all the points.

FT Cambridge 6 Bedford 5

⚽️⚽️Michael Cooper

⚽️Addi Lawrence

⚽️Jonny Tofts (C)

⚽️Mark McDonough

⚽️Angel Martinez

Next Sunday has Cambridge Futsal on their travels down to the capital to play London Genesis in the first match of the brand new Southern Group “FA NFS Mens Super Cup.”


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