Sheringham get season back on track with derby win over Aylsham
PUBLISHED: 09:00 01 February 2018
Sheringham claimed a narrow win over Aylsham on Saturday to give their Anglian Combination Division One promotion hopes a timely boost.
The Shannocks bounced back from successive defeats to claim a hard-fought 1-0 derby success at Weybourne Road, with Dale Wilton getting the all important goal.
To complete an excellent day for the club second placed Mundford went down 2-1 at home against an in-form Kirkley and Pakefield Reserves side, leaving Sheringham just three points adrift of second place with a game in hand.
With plenty to look forward to in the league the Shannocks will be switching their focus to the Mummery Cup on Saturday, with a home match against Bungay Town in the quarter-finals of the Anglian Combination’s senior knock-out competition (1.30pm).
Aylsham, who remain six points adrift of the promotion places without the benefit of a game in hand, will be looking to make up some ground on Saturday when they take on Kirkley & Pakefield Reserves at Walmer Road.
Fourth-placed UEA led Hindringham 2-0 late in the game thanks to Mohammed Hassan (2) but two late goals from Kevin Clipstone earned Hindringham a point.
Scole and Attleborough remain sixth and seventh respectively as they drew 1-1 at Ransome Avenue.
Stalham Town slipped into the bottom two in the Premier Division as St Andrews left Rivers Park with a 2-0 win thanks to goals from Fionn Goodwin-Wright and Daniel Cushion.
Acle gave themselves a survival boost with a surprise 3-3 draw at home against second-placed Norwich CEYMS which left them above Stalham on goal difference. Strikes from Cameron Hudson, Lee Roper-Smith and Daniel Foreman were enough for Acle. CEYMS’ goals came from Daryl Delaney, Jack Smith and Darren Smith.
Harleston still lead the way after beating Long Stratton 3-2 with goals from Oli Willis, Matt Howard and Laurence Cheese earning them the points.
Bradenham shared the points with Hellesdon as the sides fought out a 2-2 draw. George Watts-Sturrock (2) scored for Bradenham while Tom Blake (2) got Hellesdon’s goals.
Waveney had the biggest win of the day as they thumped Mattishall 5-0 at home. Bradley Hough, Sam Shepherd, Ritchie High, Daniel Tacon and Tom Morford got the goals.
Wroxham Reserves added Norwich City legend Adam Drury to their squad as they beat bottom side Reepham at Trafford Park. Jordan King (2) and James Morrisey (2) sealed the points with Ethan Parnell and Liam Chanell replying.
Holt United were without a game in Division Two. They return to action on Saturday at home to Thetford Rovers.
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