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Hayes & Yeading Utd 1 Chesham Utd 0

Wednesday 14th September

Chesham Utd, who had been unbeaten since the opening game of the season, have now lost two in four days. The controversial defeat at home to Kings Lynn was followed by this single goal loss away to Hayes & Yeading, at Beaconsfield Sycob's ground.

An undistinguished match saw below par performances from both sides, the winner coming in the first half against the run of play from  a free diving header at the back post scored by Hayes' Melford Simpson. The 1st XI now focus on preparation for Saturdays FA Cup Second Qualifying round trip to Sevenoaks.

A full match report will follow as usual via the 1st XI Fixtures and Results page

andy leeseManager Andy Leese commented

!It was a bitterly disappointing performance on Tuesday night at Hayes. Too many players content to let the game take it's course against a team who were fired up after a heavy defeat on Saturday. We created plenty again, but we simply are not taking chances.

"I need to look at selection, attitudes, and the reasons why we are not scoring when we are in control of the game. The players know my views, and they also know they need to respond this month. We cannot have too many off days if we want to be successful this season.

"The dressing room has strong characters and experienced players in there, and they have to take some responsibility for performances and preparation.

"League titles and promotions are not won in September, but we know they can be made harder to achieve if you don’t pick up points when you have the opportunities"

A.L.

 Other Chesham Utd News

The 1st XI's next fixture  is away at Sevenoaks Town on Saturday 17th September KO 15:00, FA Cup Second Qalifying Round

Reserves lost 1-0 at home v Buckingham Athletic on Wed 14/9. Reserves next game is at home v Hillingdon Borough on Sat 17/9 KO 15:00

Chesham Utd Ladies next match is away at Brentford ((FA Cup 2nd Round Qualifying) on Sun 18/9 KO 14:00

Chesham Utd U18s next match is away at Bedfont Sports (FA Youth Cup 1st Round Qualifying) fixture to be played week commencing 19/9, date tbc

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