Bees fail at final Furlong: Match Review

Published Add your comment

Football News

Paul Furlong headed a late own goal as Torquay snatched a point in a 1-1 draw against fellow strugglers Barnet.

Furlong headed home Jake Thomson's cross with five minutes remaining to extend the Bees' winless streak to 13 games. A draw was more than fair in a dour clash that did little to warm the fans at a freezing Underhill.

It was the visitors who made the brighter start, Chris Zebroski volleying wide a teasing Scott Rendell cross early on.

But the hosts took the lead after 15 minutes with a goal of real quality - Furlong heading John O'Flynn's deep cross back across goal for Lee Sawyer to acrobatically volley home.

And it was O'Flynn that could have increased the lead when he shot inches wide after confusion in the Gulls` penalty area.

Things got little better after the break and there was barely an attack of note as both sides struggled to find any fluency.

It was Torquay that did most of the pressing, with substitute Sam Cox coming the closest with a long-range drive before Furlong's intervention.

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Jake Thomson
Paul Furlong
Sam Cox
Chris Zebroski
Lee Sawyer
John O'Flynn
League Two
Torquay United
Scott Rendell

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again