Nine-man St Albans City pick up point away to Vanarama National League South leaders
PUBLISHED: 13:23 12 September 2016 | UPDATED: 13:23 12 September 2016
St Albans City survived two sending offs and a flurry of bookings inside the last 10 minutes to come away from Vanarama National League South league leaders Maidenhead United with a 1-1 draw.
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David Noble in action against Maidenhead United. Picture: LEIGH PAGE
Scott Thomas takes the ball of James Mulley's feet. Picture: LEIGH PAGE
Harry Pritchard slots home the first goal of the game. Picture: LEIGH PAGE
George Casey slides the ball past Rene Steer. Picture: LEIGH PAGE
James Russell punches clear. Picture: LEIGH PAGE
James Comley gets to grip with Matt Ball. Picture: LEIGH PAGE
Referee Savvas Yianni was extremely busy. Picture: LEIGH PAGE
Ben Martin gets his marching orders. Picture: LEIGH PAGE
Shaun Lucien celebrates after scoring the equaliser. Picture: LEIGH PAGE
St Albans City celebrate Shaun Lucien's equaliser. Picture: LEIGH PAGE
Junior Morias battles with James Comley for control. Picture: LEIGH PAGE
David Noble powers through the middle. Picture: LEIGH PAGE
St Albans City's wall holds firm from Christian Smith's free-kick. Picture: LEIGH PAGE
Junior Morias has a shot from the edge of the area. Picture: LEIGH PAGE
Louie Theophanous drives toward the Magpies' penalty area. Picture: LEIGH PAGE
Shaun Lucien equalises for the Saints with a freekick. Picture: LEIGH PAGE
Carl Pentney is called into action to save from Junior Morias. Picture: LEIGH PAGE
Josh Hill in action for the Saints against Maidenhead. Picture: LEIGH PAGE
Magpies keeper Carl Pentney clear the Danger as Josh Hill looks to flick the ball. Picture: LEIGH PAGE
Ben Martin and Junior Morias were the men who ended the game early, both for two yellow cards.
The dismissals came moments after Shaun Lucien had curled in a delightful free-kick to cancel out Harry Pritchard’s 61st minute opener.
The incident-packed game also saw three goals disallowed; two for the hosts and one for for City.
Photographer Leigh Page captured the action from York Road.
Saints are next in action tomorrow (Tuesday) at home to near-neighbours Hemel Hempstead Town.
Kick-off at Clarence Park is at 7.45pm.
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