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Fenmen draw but defeats for Hares and Saints

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Wisbech Town shared the spoils this afternoon after a 1-1 draw with Glossop North End in the Northern Premier League south east division.

Meanwhile, March Town United went down 2-1 at Fakenham Town in the Eastern Counties League division one north and Wisbech St Mary lost 5-1 at leaders Downham Town in the same division on Friday evening.

At the Elgoods Fenland Stadium, Jordyn Fitton headed the visitors into an 11th minute lead, only for Liam Marshall to equalise, also with a header, five minutes later.

Liam Marshall celebrates his goal this afternoon.
Liam Marshall celebrates his goal this afternoon.

Wisbech: Wilson, Whyatt, Philip, Hart (Richardson 53 mins), Marshall, Spencer, Maddison, Setchell, Earps, Rogers (Jaquite 82), Nassunculo (Shackleton 74). Attendance: 206.

At Fakenham, the home side took a third minute lead through Alby Matthews but the Hares equalised through a Daniel Tuddenham own goal after eight minutes. Fakenham missed several decent chances before Josh Youngs headed in a 54th minute winner. March's Jack Rawson was sent off after 71 minutes for a second yellow card after bringing down Callum Brain.

March: Congreve, Barker, Burrows, Callaghan (Moxon), Emmington, Short, Rawson, Rothery, Friend, Allen, Tsaguim. Subs: Cooke, Jacklin, B Warren, Hamza. Attendance: 48.

Joel Earps chases down a ball for the Fenmen.
Joel Earps chases down a ball for the Fenmen.

Bottom of the table Wisbech St Mary actually took a first minute lead at Downham through a Pat Yates own goal. A 40th minute Ben Baxter-Hunt penalty for Downham made it 1-1 at half time and the home side stepped up a gear in the second half to win 5-1. Jack Gould (2), Liam Cox and Luke Plumb completed the scoring. Attendance: 61.

In the Peterborough League premier division, Tydd are now rock bottom after a 4-1 defeat at Holbeach United Reserves. They are a place below Leverington Sports who lost their derby clash 3-0 at home to ninth place Long Sutton. Burton (2) and Lally were the Magpies marksmen. Parson Drove are now seventh after a 5-1 away defeat at fourth place Netherton.

In division one Sutton Bridge are second bottom after a 5-0 hammering at Wittering Harriers. Long Sutton Reserves move up to sixth place after thrashing visitors Ketton Reserves 11-0 at London Road. There were four goals for Mark Garner, three for Lewis Machin, a double for substitute Brandon England and one apiece for Thomas Leader and Keegan Thorpe.

Parson Drove Reserves beat Wittering Harriers Reserves 2-1 in division three but Tydd Reserves lost 5-3 at home to Whittlesey Athletic 'A' in the Peterborough Junior Cup. In the Peterborough Minor Cup, Long Sutton Reserves beat Kings Cliffe Reserves 3-0 away.

Action from Wisbech's game with Glossop this afternoon.
Action from Wisbech's game with Glossop this afternoon.

In the Cambridgeshire County League Senior A, March Town Reserves lost 2-1 at home to Soham Town Rangers Reserves


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