Buchanhaven Hearts unlucky

BUCHANHAVEN Hearts were oh-so unlucky on against Islavale on Saturday.

And the woes mounted up for the raemoss Park boys with Daniel Glendinning suffering a broken leg and young Blake Will a suspected broken cheek bone.

It all made for a very uncomfortable day for the players and management.

Hearts are not getting the rub of the green just now, but surely getting a result soon will turn things around.

Everyone involved at the club wish Daniel and Blake speedy recoveries.

The home Keith team started the better when they forced a couple of corners which came to no avail,.

Hearts came close when a ball from the left found Lewis Brown, but with the goal gaping he shot high and wide from a great position.

Hearts were again unlucky when Scott McLeod got free and his shot from the edge of the box hit the post with Moir in the Islavale goal well beaten.

As Hearts were on the ascendancy when disaster struck as Glendinning forced his way into the box and McKay’s challenge on him saw the Hearts player hit the ground. A suspected broken leg was feared which resulted in him leaving the play and a sad end to the first half.

Hearts replaced Glendinning with Cunningham, and Hart wasn’t far away with a shot from 20 yards.

Hearts’ Blake Will was then taken down and he got a nasty fascial injury after colliding with the perimeter barrier and the Islavale player escaped with just a yellow card.

The visitors kept on plugging away and were rewarded when playermanager Kevin Cunningham scored with a great volley to puts Hearts 1-0 ahead.

But Hearts couldn’t hold out long and Islavale equalised when Shand shot passed Simpson with a deflection off Blackhall.

Hearts were holding on but a free kick saw them fail to pick up Mackay and he scored from a tight angle to make it 2-1, with Islavale holding out for a win which they barely deserved .

Next game is away to East End in Division 1, with the kick off at 2pm.

Hearts: Simpson-GK, Masson, Clark, Powell, Keith, Abolehassam, Will, Hart, McLeod, Glendinning & Brown Subs: Cunningham & McLean