NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Almost six months without a league win, then Wisbech St Mary triumph for the second time in six days!
- Credit: Archant
Thurlow Nunn League First Division wins are proving to be like buses for Wisbech St Mary.
Arran Duke’s men waited almost six months for a victory before beating Needham Market Reserves recently - and then followed up with another success six days later when triumphing 2-1 at King’s Lynn Town Reserves last Friday night.
Ben Coe and red-hot Nick Davey - striking for the ninth time in six games - hit the goals at The Walks to secure a derby triumph that delighted Duke.
He said: “It was a big local derby for us and the lads gave it their all. They really stepped up to the occasion, their work-rate was superb and we fully deserved to win the game.
“It could be a real turning point us. No-one gave us a chance going into the game but we proved a lot of people wrong.
You may also want to watch:
“It is great that we are finally seeing the confidence returning to the players. To have back-to-back wins and be unbeaten in three games is a massive boost.
“We know that we’ve still got a lot of work to do but we will get there.”
- 1 Two charged with Wisbech murder
- 2 Dogs 'whining and crying' claims kennels objector
- 3 New £1.5million Co-op store opens its doors – creating 12 local jobs
- 4 Three derelict cottages sell in auction for £122,000
- 5 Man, 27, punched schoolchildren and women in unprovoked attack
- 6 Suspected drug dealers arrested in Wisbech raid
- 7 First wholetime woman firefighter in Cambs retires after 30 years
- 8 Arsonists strike again by setting fire to tyres
- 9 Port welcomes 10 ships in a month from Latvia to The Netherlands
- 10 Two appear in court for murder after victim dies from 2006 assault
Saints’ midweek clash against Framlingham was unsurprisingly postponed and their trip to leaders Woodbridge tomorrow has also been called off. A home clash against Leiston Reserves on Tuesday could provide their next outing, weather permitting.