Yachtsmen sail to two victories

A top-three Ridgeons Premier finish is well within Wroxham's grasp following two comprehensive wins in four days.Saturday's 4-1 win at Wivenhoe was followed by a 4-0 win over Dereham Town at Trafford Park Tuesday night.

A top-three Ridgeons Premier finish is well within Wroxham's grasp following two comprehensive wins in four days.

Saturday's 4-1 win at Wivenhoe was followed by a 4-0 win over Dereham Town at Trafford Park Tuesday night.

Ben Latimer's 36th minute goal gave Wroxham a half-time lead at Wivenoe, Gavin Lemmon, Andy Key (penalty) and Paul Cook sealing the win after Wivenhoe had equalised.

On Tuesday, the Magpies were looking to avenge last week's Senior Cup semi-final defeat but they found themselves two goals down at the break.

After an awful opening 10 minutes in which neither team could pass to each other, Self delivered a curling cross towards the penalty spot that hit striker Cook on the shin before leaping up into the net to put the Yachtsmen in front. Cook went on to complete his hat-trick.

Play remained rather flat until Key blasted a cross-shot wide in the 25th minute.

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Wroxham won a corner in the 30th minute from which defender Carus guided the ball over the bar from Challen's knock-down.

The Yachtsmen had another chance when Gilmore picked up Furlong's poor pass and hit a dipping 30-yarder over the top. Cook then hit another long-range effort over the bar before Wroxham's second goal in the 41st minute.

After gaining a free-kick on the left, Self delivered the ball to the far post where Carus headed home.

From a Wroxham free-kick Cook glanced home from White's curling centre off the underside of the bar in the 75th minute.

On time Cook headed home White's corner from the left to complete his hat-trick.

On Saturday, Wroxham entertain Stanway Rovers.

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