United get third straight league draw
Glapwell completed a fine league double over Easington United with a second 5-1 victory of the season over the Eastenders at Hall Corner.
The Blues ended their season with three points at Sherwood Colliery, a satisfying outcome as a lack of available players again proved a problem.
Despite taking a sixth minute lead through James Whitfield, Glapwell fell to defeat as Kinsley Boys’ Neil Spruce scored in each half to earn his side a 2-1 victory at Hall Corner.
3 points and three quality goals give Linby a win at last
Glapwell showed great fighting spirit as they came back from 3-1 down just after half-time to clinch a last minute 4-3 victory over Phoenix FC at Pavilion Lane.
The Blue final game at Station Road this season brought a lacklustre display, resulting in a single point which could and should have been three.
After a great performance at Sherwood during the week, today’s first half display was one of the worst of the season.
3 games unbeaten but Postlethwaite rues missed chances for second game running.
This was one of Town’s best performances of the season against the team already crowned champions.
TOM COUPE SCORES WITH ANOTHER HEADER
A goal in each half sealed all three points for Glapwell as they secured a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Sherwood Colliery at Hall Corner.
Postlethwaite rues missed chances.
Town put on a good show for the large number of spectators watching the final home game of the season.
TENTH DRAW OF THE SEASON
Postlethwaite gets it Wright in the end.
Newark Town were rocked by a horror start against Clay Cross Town, conceding three early goals before eventually going down 3-2.
After the disappointment of conceding an injury time goal at Welbeck last week, Town rescued a point with one of their own at Holbrook.
Newark paid the price for two missed penalties as they slipped to a disappointing 1-0 defeat at home to strugglers Easington United.
It was a classic case of a game of two halves as despite holding a comfortable2-0 lead at the break, Glapwell were pegged back in the second half as Askern FC rallied to earn a 2-2 draw at Hall Corner.
United fight back for deserved point
Newark put up a good show at Pinxton on Wednesday night but despite another goal from Joe Brumpton went down by three goals to one.
Linby Draw at home against Blidworth
Glapwell’s season of inconsistency continued as they failed to build on last week’s victory over Clay Cross Town by falling to a 3-1 home defeat to fifth-placed Newark Town.
First half goals from Chris Dobbie, James Munson and Rhys Stanley saw Newark pick up a third successive win to consolidate fifth place in the table.
Yet another frustrating afternoon for the ressies as a 91st minute goal robbed them of a point.
United go down to promotion hopefuls South Normanton
Two goals in two second-half minutes saw Glapwell turn the game around and achieve a league double over Clay Cross Town with a 2-1 victory at Hall Corner.
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