Wick & Barnham United 1, Eastbourne Town 0: Town lose ground in title race

DM1618260a.jpg Football: Wick and Barnham v Eastbourne Town. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-160326-201311008

DM1618260a.jpg Football: Wick and Barnham v Eastbourne Town. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-160326-201311008

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Town lost ground in the race to the SCFL title as Wick & Barnham United completed the double over them in the League, as Town slumped to only their fourth league defeat of the season.

Town started poorly as Wick scored in the sixth minute when Jack Daniels bundled the ball over the line following a goal mouth scramble.

DM1618318a.jpg Football: Wick and Barnham v Eastbourne Town. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-160326-201322008

DM1618318a.jpg Football: Wick and Barnham v Eastbourne Town. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-160326-201322008

Wick then protracted there lead by giving a way numerous free kicks as five Wick players entered the referees note book during the first half.

After forty minutes Eyrers handled in the area as Aaron Capon was through on goal, the referee gave the penalty, did not sent the player off despite being the last man, Jason Taylor stepped up only to hit a weak shot for Jordan Matthews to save low to his left.

After the break Town pressed but Wick held on with Dan Willett and Aaron Capon going close.

Town: Nessling, Foster, Bolwell, Vickers, Rogers, Sherriff, Taylor, Darby, N Crabb, Pogue, Taylor.

DM1618331a.jpg Football: Wick and Barnham v Eastbourne Town. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-160326-201332008

DM1618331a.jpg Football: Wick and Barnham v Eastbourne Town. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-160326-201332008

Subs used: Turner, Patton, Willett

Subs not used: Smith, Stone

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