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Fenland football round-up: Wisbech Town and Parson Drove beaten at Eastwood CFC and Holland respectively





There were defeats for Fenland sides Wisbech and Parson Drove on their travels this afternoon while March Town's United Counties League game fell foul of the weather.

The Fenmen suffered a 3-2 defeat in their United Counties League Premier Division North clash at Eastwood CFC.

Alex Street's side paid the price for being sloppy in possession as the seventh-placed Nottinghamshire outfit coasted into a 2-0 advantage on the 3G surface at the break.

Amir Ward was on target for Wisbech Town at Eastwood CFC this afternoon.
Amir Ward was on target for Wisbech Town at Eastwood CFC this afternoon.

Amir Ward pulled a goal back a minute after the restart as the visitors showed much more heart and desire after the interval before Eastwood CFC restored their two-goal cushion from a free-kick after 72 minutes.

The Fenmen weren't done yet as Andre Williams pulled a goal back on the stroke of full-time, but it was too little, too late.

Wisbech will get a quick chance to exact revenge when the two sides meet in the return fixture at Fountain Fresh Park next Saturday.

In the Thurlow Nunn First Division North, Parson Drove slipped to a 2-0 defeat at play-off contenders Holland FC.

Aaron Duke's side are back in action next weekend as they travel to league leaders Framlingham Town.

March Town saw their UCL Premier Division South game at Bugbrooke St.Michaels postponed early this morning due to a waterlogged pitch.

Next up for the Hares is another crucial home game against second-placed Racing Club Warwick next Saturday.



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