Friday Stat Attack

9 Feb 2018

OHAFC 1st XI: Old Malvernians (A), Arthurian League Division One, 12pm KO at Brunel University Sports Park, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge UB8 3PH

DIVISION

  • 21st weekend of the Arthurian League season
  • OHAFC 1s return to Division One following their second relegation in three seasons
  • Top two sides are promoted into the Premier Division, relegation depends on a 1st XI finishing in the top 3 places in Division Two
  • Average points per game needed to win Division One (last 5 seasons): 2.10 (34pts this season)
  • Average points per game needed for promotion to Premier Division (last 5 seasons): 1.72 (28pts this season)
  • Average points per game needed to avoid relegation to Division Two (last 5 seasons): 0.91 (15pts this season)
  • OHAFC current avg points per game: 1.83 (13 games played)
  • Predicted points tally: At current rate (1.92pts/game): 31pts
  • Other Division One fixtures this weekend: Old Bradfieldians (1st) v Old Berkhamstedians (4th), Old Cholmeleians (5th) v Old Brentwoods (3rd) & Old Reptonians (6th) v Old Wellingtonians (9th)
  • OHAFC will stay 2nd with a win, will stay 2nd or drop to 3rd or 4th with draw or defeat
  • Old Bradfieldians need one more point from four games to clinch the Division One title

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FIXTURE

  • Old Malvernians (8th, 9pts) v OHAFC 1s (3rd, 22pts) in Arthurian League Division One
  • 14th League fixture of the season for OHAFC, 13th for Malvern
  • 7th & penultimate away League game of the season for the OHAFC 1s – only the trip to Aldenham remains after Saturday
  • Distance to ground from Duke on the Green Pub, Parsons Green: 12.1 miles
  • This is the 4th longest away trip of the season
  • Average distance for 8 away League games this season: 11.8 miles (last season 14.2 miles)
  • Average distance for 16 League games this season: 10 miles (last season 11.83 miles)
  • Referee: Pasquale Aciemo
  • Refereeing his first ever OHAFC League fixture
  • Weather forecast: Cloudy, 7 degrees
  • Previous pitch conditions at Malvernians: 2015/16 – Good, 2013/14 - Excellent

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TEAMS

  • Last season OHAFC 1s finished 9th in the Premier Division with 13pts
  • Last season Malvernians finished 6th in Division One with 19pts
  • Average position of OHAFC 1st XI last 5 seasons/Average points: 9th in Premier Division/22pts
  • Average position of Malvern last 5 seasons/Average points: 5th in Division One/19pts
  • Malvern were relegated from the Premier Division in 2013/14 and have finished between 6th & 8th in Division One since then
  • OHAFC Premier Division form last season: Pld 18, won 3, drawn 4, lost 11, goals scored 23 (2nd fewest in division), conceded 52 (most in division)
  • Malvern Division One form last season: Pld 18, won 6, drawn 1, lost 11, scored 32 (joint 2nd fewest in division), conceded 52 (2nd most in division)
  • Both the OHAFC & Malvern 1st XIs conceded 52 League goals last season
  • OHAFC away League form last season: Pld 9, won 1, drawn 4, lost 4, scored 11, conceded 24
  • Malvern home League form last season: Pld 9, won 3, drawn 1, lost 5, scored 16, conceded 24
  • OHAFC away form this season: Pld 6, won 4, drawn 1, lost 1, scored 21, conceded 14
  • OHAFC’s away form is better than their home form this season (lost 3 at home)
  • Malvern home form this season: Pld 4, won 2, drawn 2, lost 5, scored 10, conceded 7
  • Malvernians and leaders Bradfieldians are the only two sides in Division One still undefeated at home this season
  • Current form (last 3 League games): OHAFC W L W Malvern L D D
  • Malvern have not won since a 4-2 home win over bottom side Wellingtonians on December 2nd 2017 (2 draws, 2 defeats)
  • Last time out: OHAFC beat Wellingtonians 8-1 at home, Malvernians lost 6-2 at leaders Bradfieldians, both games in Division One last weekend
  • Corresponding fixture last season: the sides did not meet last season
  • Previous meeting: OHAFC won 6-2 on the Hill on December 9th 2017 (Scorers: J Breeden 2, Brunt 2, Firoozan, Y Sert)
  • Overall League record between teams (last nine seasons): Pld 5, OHAFC won 4, lost 1, scored 15, conceded 6
  • League record at Malvern (last nine seasons): Pld 2, both sides with one win apiece, OHAFC scored 4, conceded 2
  • Record OHAFC League victory (last 9 seasons): the 6-2 home win earlier this season
  • Record OHAFC League defeat (last 9 seasons): 1-0 away at Malvern on November 23rd 2013

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PLAYERS

  • 54 players from squad used last season, 119 in the last nine seasons (including current one)
  • Leading 1st XI appearances last season (all competitions): 18 – Yunus Sert, 17 – Ed Poulter
  • Leading 1st XI goalscorers last season (all competitions): 5 – Alex Gilbert
  • Worst discipline last season: 6 yellows – Yunus Sert
  • 37 players used in 15 League and Cup games so far this season
  • Leading OHAFC 1s appearances this season (all competitions): 13 - Alex Breeden, James Breeden & Yunus Sert
  • Leading OHAFC 1s goalscorers this season (all competitions): 27 – James Breeden, 6 – Josh Adejokun
  • Worst OHAFC 1s discipline this season (all competitions): 4 yellows – James Breeden, 2 yellows – Alex Breeden & Yunus Sert
  • Most OHAFC League appearances (all teams) v Wellington (previous 9 seasons, 5 games played):
  • Leading OHAFC League goalscorers v Wellington (previous 9 seasons):
  • Most OHAFC League appearances at Harrow (previous 8 seasons, 2 games played):
  • Leading OHAFC League goalscorers at Harrow (previous 8 seasons):
  • 12-man squad named for Matchday 16
  • Fred Milln set for 110th career club appearance, 100th career 1st XI appearance and 1st XI season debut
  • Alex Breeden set for 90th career club appearance, 60th career 1st XI League start and 15th club appearance
  • Alex Gilbert set for 80th career club appearance, 50th career 1st XI League start and 10th club appearance this season
  • Harry Hoffen set for 80th 1st XI appearance (last 9 seasons) and 5th 1st XI League appearance this season
  • Freddie Brunt set for 70th club appearance and 60th 1st XI appearance (both last 9 seasons) and 5th 1st XI start & appearance this season
  • Yunus Sert set for 70th career club start and 50th career 1st XI League start
  • Hamish MacIntyre set for 20th career 1st XI League start & appearance and 10th 1st XI start & appearance this season
  • Ed Poulter set for 10th 1st XI start & appearance this season
  • Jack Hill set for 10th 1st XI League start & appearance this season
  • Fred Richardson set for 10th 1st XI appearance this season
  • Also in Squad: Josh Adejokun & James Breeden
  • Total 1st XI appearances / goals in 12-man squad (all competitions, last 9 seasons): 740/179
  • Average 1st XI apps / goals in 12-man squad (all comps, last 9 seasons): 62/15
  • Total Club appearances / goals in 12-man squad (all competitions, last 9 seasons): 829/202
  • Average Club apps / goals in 12-man squad (all comps, last 9 seasons): 69/17
  • Average age of the matchday squad: 29yrs 7mths
  • Oldest player: Harry Hoffen, 41yrs 4mths
  • Youngest player: James Breeden, 22yrs 5mths
  • This is the oldest and most experienced squad named by the OHAFC 1st XI this season

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OHAFC 2nd XI: Old Sennockians (H), Junior League Cup Round Two, 12.30pm KO, Harrow School Phil pitches, HA1 4AD

JUNIOR LEAGUE CUP

  • 21st weekend of 2017/18 Arthurian League season
  • Knockout cup competition for Arthurian League teams in Divisions Two, Three, Four & Five North/South plus several invited non-League sides
  • Two preliminary rounds saw 14 teams eliminated from the competition
  • First Round draw included 32 teams
  • Sides must win 4 ties to reach the Junior League Cup final
  • OHAFC 2s received a walkover in Round One when Old Chigwellians 3s failed to put out a team
  • Final to be played at Merchant Taylors School at the end of April
  • Current holders: Old Carthusian 3s – beat Old Westminsters 4-3 on April 29th 2017
  • The path to the final has now been drawn for the OHAFC 2s: Round Two – Sennockians (H), Quarter-finals – Citzens (A), Semi-finals – Eton 2s or Kimboltonians (H)

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FIXTURE

  • OHAFC 2s (7th in Division Two) v Old Sennockians (5th in Division Three) in the 2nd round of the Junior League Cup
  • 1st Cup tie of the season for the OHAFC, 5th for Sennockians (also entered the Arthur Dunn Cup & the AFA Challenge Cup)
  • Sides have met twice before in the League in the past decade
  • Distance to ground from Duke on the Green Pub, Parsons Green: 9.5 miles
  • Average distance for 14 League games this season: 8.92 miles (last season 7.33 miles)
  • Referee: Ari Mendonca
  • Has refereed just two OHAFC fixtures previously, the 1st XI’s 5-3 win away to Berkhamstedians a few weeks ago and the 2-1 home defeat to Bradfieldians in November
  • Three players booked in Berkhamsted game: Tass von Hirsch, Josh Adejokun and James Breeden
  • Weather forecast: Cloudy, 7 degrees
  • Pitch forecast: Excellent 50%, Good 50%

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TEAMS

  • OHAFC have won the competition twice: 2005/6 & 2010/11, Runners-Up in 2011/12
  • Sennockians have never won the competition
  • 8 places separate the two sides in the Arthurian League
  • OHAFC Division Two form this season: Pld 14, won 4, drawn 1, lost 9, scored 22, conceded 35
  • Sennockians’ Division Three form this season: Pld 12, won 6, drawn 1, lost 5, scored 27, conceded 22
  • OHAFC home League form this season: Pld 8, won 4, lost 4, for 14, against 18
  • Sennockians away League form this season: Pld 6, won 2, drawn 1, lost 3, for 15, against 12
  • Current form (League & Cup): OHAFC D W L; Sennockians W W L
  • Last time out: OHAFC drew 2-2 away to Charterhouse 2s in Division Two, Sennockians won 4-3 AET in the 1st round of the Junior League Cup at Old Columbans, both games last weekend
  • Last season in the Junior League Cup: OHAFC lost 4-0 at Old Westminsters in the quarter-finals; Sennockians lost 2-0 away to the Old Alleynians in the 2nd round
  • OHAFC Junior League Cup record last 8 seasons: Pld 24, won 18 (2 after extra time, 1 on pens), lost 6, for 86, against 49
  • Sennockians Junior League Cup record last five seasons: Pld 8, won 4, lost 2, for 11, against 13
  • OHAFC Junior League Cup rounds reached last 8 seasons: Final x2, Semi Final x1, Quarter-Final x4, 1st Round x1
  • Sennockians Junior League Cup rounds reached last 4 seasons: 2nd Round x2, 1st Round x2,
  • OHAFC 2’s Junior League Cup record victory (last 7 seasons): 9-0 v Oundle, Jan 21st 2012
  • OHAFC 2’s Junior League Cup record defeat (last 7 seasons): Lost 5-1 at home to Millfield (quarter-final) on March 15th 2014 & in 2012 Final versus Charterhouse 3’s on April 21st 2012
  • League history between the teams (last 9 seasons): The sides met in Division Three in the 2015/16 season, OHAFC winning 4-3 at home but losing 2-1 away
  • Sides have never met previously in the Junior League Cup
  • Previous Rounds this season: 1st Round – OHAFC received a walkover against Chgiwell 3s, Sennockians beat Old Columbans 4-3 AET last weekend
  • Winners of Saturday’s tie will travel to the Old Citizens (Division Three) in the quarter-finals

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PLAYERS

  • 46 players from squad used last season, 155 in the last nine seasons (including current one)
  • Leading 2nd XI appearances last season (all competitions): 16 – Lederman, 15 - Taunton-Collins
  • Leading 2nd XI goalscorers last season (all competitions): 20 – Soyinka, 13 - Alhadeff
  • Worst discipline last season: 1 yellow – Barwick, H Morrison, Y Sert
  • 46 players used in 14 League appearances so far this season
  • Leading 2nd XI appearances this season (all competitions): 13 – Lederman, Taunton-Collins, Woolley
  • Leading 2nd XI goalscorers this season (all competitions): 3 – Alhadeff, Lederman, Okoigun, Soyinka
  • Worst discipline this season (all competitions): 2 yellows – Alexi Pittalis
  • Most OHAFC League appearances v Sennockians (last 9 seasons, 2 games played): 2 – Gordon, Khan, Taunton-Collins
  • Leading OHAFC League goalscorers v Sennockians (last 9 seasons): Five players have scored a single goal each
  • Most OHAFC League appearances at Harrow (last 9 seasons, 1 game played): 14 players played in the single fixture
  • Leading OHAFC League goalscorers at Harrow (last 9 seasons): 1 - Alhadeff, J Breeden, Lederman, Okoigun
  • 13-man squad named for Matchday 15
  • Geoff Taunton-Collins set for 75th career club start and 15th club start & appearance this season
  • Mike Okoigun set for 30th 2nd XI appearance (last 9 seasons)
  • Giles Newton set for 20th career club appearance and 2nd XI season debut
  • Harry Woolley set for 15th Junior League Cup appearance (last 9 seasons) and 15th club start & appearance this season
  • Charlie Bick & David Lederman both set for their 15th club appearances this season
  • Rollo Hovey set for 10th club start & appearance this season and 5th career Junior League Cup appearance
  • Kyri Pittalis set for 10th 2nd XI start & appearance this season
  • Doug Morrison set for 10th career 2nd XI appearance and Junior League Cup debut
  • Will Payne set for 5th 2nd XI start this season and Junior League Cup debut
  • Tom Ward set for Junior League Cup debut
  • Also in Squad: Jack Alhadeff & Gbeminiyi Soyinka
  • Total 2nd XI appearances/goals in 13-man squad (all competitions, last 9 seasons): 415/146
  • Average 2nd XI apps/goals in 13-man squad (all comps, last 9 seasons): 32/11
  • Total Club appearances/goals in 13-man squad (all competitions, last 9 seasons): 655/203
  • Average Club apps/goals in 13-man squad (all comps, last 9 seasons): 50/18
  • Junior League Cup apps/goals in 13-man squad: 61/31
  • Average JLC apps/goals in 13-man squad: 5/2
  • Average age of matchday squad: 28yrs 4mths
  • Oldest Player: David Lederman, 43yrs 5mths
  • Youngest Player: Will Payne, 19yrs 3mths

OHAFC 3rd XI - NO GAME - Next fixture: Old Foresters 3s (H), David Woolcott Trophy 2nd Round, Saturday February 17th 2018

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