Lemmon squeezes in winner for Wroxham
A Gavin Lemmon goal in added time saw Wroxham maintain their 100pc record at the expense of previously unbeaten Haverhill in the Premier Division. The home side took the lead when Marcus Hunt scored from a penalty.
A Gavin Lemmon goal in added time saw Wroxham maintain their 100pc record at the expense of previously unbeaten Haverhill in the Premier Division.
The home side took the lead when Marcus Hunt scored from a penalty. Wroxham equalised when Gary Gilmore went past two defenders and shot past keeper Arron Benstead to level. The Yachtsmen's winner came three minutes into added time at the end from a free-kick out on the left by Lemmon, for a 2-1 win.
Wroxham boss Damien Hilton said: “Until Gavin Lemmon played his 'get out of jail' card in stoppage time with that free-kick from the touchline I thought we would to have to settle for a point, although deserving all three for our domination.
“Obviously, being top of the table is not significant at this early stage, but I'd rather see the team there than anywhere else.
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“We have a difficult game at Kirkley on Wednesday night then we have to travel to Woodbridge for an FA Cup preliminary round game on Saturday.
“The good news is that we now have our important striker Ben Thompson available for every game.”
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Lowestoft and King's Lynn Reserves shared the points in a 2-2 draw. The Blues netted first through a Richard Woodrow header. Lynn Reserves were quickly level when Ed Cussons headed and then went ahead when Stephen Harvey found Jack Defty inside the area, who netted. Town levelled the scores through Bradley Hough.
Kirkley and Pakefield returned from Cambridge side CRC with a 2-0 win thanks to a Jordan Blyth brace.
Needham Market fought back to beat visitors Soham Rangers 3-2. Needham had gone ahead through James Evans and Soham equalised through Jon Jones, who added a second after a great passing move.
Needham equalised through Tommy Smith before sub Nathan Szyszlyk came on with three minutes left to secure victory.
A late goal by Hodge on the counter attack sealed a 1-0 victory for Ipswich Wanderers against hosts Norwich United.
Swaffham beat Felixstowe and Walton
3-2. The visitors had opened the scoring with a Buckle header before the Pedlars converted a penalty through Harley.
Forshaw added a brace for Swaffham before Laws netted a low drive in injury time for the coastal side.
Mildenhall got a comfortable 3-0 win over Woodbridge, opening the scoring when Lodge's free-kick was deflected in by the back of Clements' head. Mildenhall were granted a penalty, converted by Cranfield and Scales completed the scoring.
In Division One, a Stuart Jopling brace saw Debenham LC beat visitors Godmanchester 2-1 to keep them top. Jopling scored twice, with Godmanchester getting a penalty in injury time.
Diss Town threw away a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 to Cornard. Mark Angel and Lee Norfolk had netted but then Diss keeper Michael Hilton cleared the ball straight into Chris Clark and it rebounded into the net. Ross Barton bagged a header and Adam Daniels scored the winner.
Ely beat hosts Hadleigh 1-0 with a goal by Mason, leaving them still without a win.
A hat-trick from Pask and a Catchpole goal helped Thetford Town ease to a 4-0 win over Long Melford.
Whitton went nap to beat hosts Gorleston 5-3. Greens scored through Goreham but Wright replied before Crane and Williams added two more. Swann netted before Marsden reduced the deficit. Swann added another before a penalty to the home side saw Henderson wrap it up.
Tiptree hit Downham for six without reply. New signings Tommy Noble and Luke Webster both scored in the first half. Arlick made it 3-0, English scored from the penalty spot, Ward netted then Webster scored again.
Struggling Fakenham lost 5-1 to visitors FC Clacton. Paul Hillier put the Seasiders in the lead before the Ghosts replied. Hillier added his second, then further goals from Waters, Dunkley and Sean Craven completed the scoring.