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Wisbech lose at home but March win again

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Wisbech Town were well beaten at home by Stocksbridge Park Steels in the Northern Premier League south east division this afternoon.

But March Town United's good run of form continued as they battered fellow high-fliers Ipswich Wanderers 5-2 at home.

The Fenmen made the worst possible start, conceding in the first minute and then letting in a soft free kick after eight minutes. Joel Earps got one back for Wisbech but the Steels scored again early in the second half to crown a comfortable win.

Joel Earps scored Wisbech's goal.
Joel Earps scored Wisbech's goal.

The Hares leapfrogged Wanderers into fourth place in the Thurlow Nunn League first division north, with striker Craig Gillies helping himself to four goals and Jack Friend scoring the other.

In the same division, Wisbech St Mary remain bottom with ten defeats out of ten after a 6-0 home defeat against Leiston Reserves.

In the Peterborough League premier division, sixth place Parson Drove lost 3-2 at home to leaders Uppingham Town, 13th place Leverington Sports drew 2-2 at bottom side Ketton and second-bottom Tydd were thrashed 12-0 at fifth place Netherton.

The Fenmen celebrate their goal.
The Fenmen celebrate their goal.

In the first round of the Lincs Junior Cup, Long Sutton beat Appleby Froddingham 3-2 after extra time.

In the first round of the Cambs Junior Cup, Outwell Swifts won 5-0 at Leverington Sports Reserves,

In division three of the Peterborough League, Tydd Reserves won 1-0 at bottom of the table Whittlesey Athletic Reserves and second bottom Parson Drove Reserves went down 3-2 at high-flying Orton Rangers.

In division four, Leverington A lost 2-1 at Thurlby Tigers, and in division five Long Sutton A lost 4-1 at home to Parkside Reserves.

Action from Wisbech v Stocksbridge Park Steels.
Action from Wisbech v Stocksbridge Park Steels.


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