Late goal denies Wisbech victory

NE14 Men s Division 6NW Wisbech Town V 4 St Ives V 4 A LATE goal denied Wisbech victory in their first game in the newly-formed Division 6NW. St Ives took an early lead but James Williams equalised after a burst of pace following Howard Atkins pass. Wi

NE14 Men's Division 6NW

Wisbech Town V 4 St Ives V 4

A LATE goal denied Wisbech victory in their first game in the newly-formed Division 6NW.

St Ives took an early lead but James Williams equalised after a burst of pace following Howard Atkins' pass.

Wisbech went 3-1 down but Howard Atkins pulled it back to 3-2 by half-time.

A family goal saw Wisbech draw level with Howard Atkins passing to Hugo Atkins who pulled it back for Tim Atkins to tap into the goal.

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Williams' powerful finish put Wisbech 4-3 up and Hugo Atkins thought he had killed off the game but had a goal ruled out for the shot being outside the D.

St Ives struck at the death to draw.

Wisbech are away to Ely at 4.30pm next Saturday.

* Elsewhere, Long Sutton second team suffered a 3-2 defeat at Ely seconds in the NE14 East Men's Division 4NW.