AOIF suffered their first defeat of the current league campaign, losing 3-2 in an away defeat to Harlev IK on Monday night. The match proved to be a physical encounter, Lewis Fisher again spending some quality time on the sideline after being shown another yellow card.
Depleted by injuries, the lads battled through the game and were left to rue the many missed chances towards the end of the match.
Rob Thomas provided a Man of the Match performance for the 4th time this season, scoring both goals. Wesley Bolger proving to be a valuable play-maker at this stage of ...
Lewis Fisher returned to the side for Wednesday evenings 3-2 home win against Stilling IF. The Peter Crouch-esque midfielders contribution included 1 goal, 1 assist and a man of the match performance. Wesley Bolger, who was also in the close running for man of the match, added his second assist in 3 games.
A return to the team for Dawid Pacak who finished off Stilling IF in style.
AOIF now stand top of the league and 3 points clear, with a top of the table clash this Monday against Harlev IK away.
A first time meet between these two clubs saw AOIF come out 2-0 winners on home turf. Without a single shot on target, the home side dominated a match filled with chances and a scoreline which really should have been more flattering. AOIF did well to keep their cool in a first half which saw two Virring players shown yellow cards and spend some time on the touchline
Goals came from in form striker Ross Bissland, to take his tally for the season to 6. A sublime assist from midfielder Wesley Bolger setting up the second. Return to the side for Carsten Assenholt.
AOIF were back in action yesterday with a 2-1 home win against Samsø IK. The victory was marred however, with a second half shocker of a tackle on team utility man Sam "the catalyst" Evans. Evans received a lower leg fracture and faces a few weeks on the sideline. When asked today regarding his injury Evans commented by saying "bit of an overkill if you ask me".
Goals came from AIOF's all time leading scorer Ross Bissland, to take his club tally to 29 and a fine effort from Lewis Fisher, this seasons joint top scorer level with Rob Thomas on 6 goals.
A slow start in last weeks regional finals cost AOIF their second piece of silverware, in just 3 years as a club.
Losing the opening two games of the tournament staged in Lystrup, AOIF finally found their form, winning the third and impressively denying the home team being able to lift the trophy with a draw.
Player of the tournament was once again the impressive Rob Thomas, closely followed by Sam Evans and Andy Grantham.
Time for the lads to rest their old bones over the summer, to be back fresh and ready for the next half season!