Lost 2 – 6
Scorers: J.Kitson, J.Rollins
MoM: Jonathan Adams
On a weekend that saw significant defeats for two of football’s big names, The Millers joined in the action with a 6 – 2 defeat to Old Bordenians.
A bright start saw Josh Kitson intercept a pass and then link up with Olly Neal whose return pass set Kitson up for the opening goal of the game. However, as Sir Edmund Hillary found, once you’ve reached your peak the only way to go is down. Bordenians pulled themselves level through a well worked short corner routine. They then proceeded to demonstrate that this was their intended match plan with another two, by the same mechanism, before half time.
Nonetheless, half time was reasonably buoyant, with possession having been fairly equal to that point. Alas, two more goals for the home side went in before Canterbury pulled one back, through James Rollins, to make it 5 – 2.
Despite pushing hard, to the very final whistle, there was one last goal for the home side. This left one travelling fan questionning why there wasn’t more activity during the summer transfer window. Although still early in the season, crisis talks will be taking place in the sporting capitals of Manchester, Liverpool and Canterbury in the coming days…