Debut goal is special for Crawley's Edwards

Gwion Edwards scores for Crawley

Gwion Edwards scores for Crawley

First published in Sport
Last updated
by

Gwion Edwards hailed a special feeling after playing his part in a vital win for Crawley. The on-loan Swansea winger bagged a debut goal 11 minutes after coming on as substitute as the Reds beat Tranmere 2-0 at the Checkatrade.com Stadium.

Matt Tubbs also scored with a delightful free-kick as Crawley effectively ended any lingering fears of relegation from League One.

Edwards said: “I have been patient waiting for my chance. I’m just glad I got on the pitch, have done well and got a goal.

“It is a big achievement for me to score on my debut. It is just such a good feeling.

“When I came on I just wanted to keep the ball and not lose it so it was a bonus I scored.

“I thought it was going to hit the post but luckily it went in the net.”

Paul Connolly will discover this morning the outcome of his appeal against a Football Association charge following an incident with a fan in the defeat at Brentford last week.

The FA has submitted that “the standard punishment of a three-match ban would be clearly insufficient given the nature of the offence”.

Regardless of his punishment, the full-back is likely to miss the rest of the season with a hernia problem which ruled him out last night.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree