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SKOB again left to rue slow start

Old Brighton have inflicted the first defeat for SKOB at home since 2016 with a convincing 23 point victory at TH King this afternoon.

Getting away to a fast start, the visitors were always able to hold SKOB at bay throughout a game which at times bordered on feisty but never quite descended into a  spiteful contest. Brighton’s early lead gave them the advantage where SKOB were forever chasing the game and although they were able to string together occassional good passages of play, it didn’t result in SKOB being able to score multiple goals in a row. It seemed that Brighton always had an answer for whatever the hosts could throw up.

Late in the second term SKOB got to within 2 goals and looked to have momentum going into the half time break, but a downfield free kick that led to a goal after the siren gave the visitors the extra buffer that would ultimately frustrate SKOB throughout the second half. Tom Kerr was named best for SKOB in his return to the Senior side and he was ably assisted in the back