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Fenmen and hosts Marske United both finish game with 10 men


By Pete Woodhouse


Wisbech Town FC fell victim to a late winner from hosts Marske United to lose 2-1 in Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Division One East despite a battling away display on Saturday.

Both sides finished the game with 10 men.

In the 12th minute Marske led with a bullet header from Rio May.

Dan Buhlemann and Craig Gillies.
Dan Buhlemann and Craig Gillies.

But a penalty midway through the first-half by Danny Setchell levelled matters right until the home side grabbed an 87th-minute winner via Jamie Owens.

In injury time both teams went down to 10 men as Wisbech received a straight red and Marske's Round earned a second yellow card.

Next Saturday the Fenmen are away to fellow bottom eight side Lincoln United

Wisbech are three points clear of the relegation zone. level on points with local rivals Spalding United who, despite scoring first from skipper Leon Mettam, conceded in the sixth of ten minutes' stoppage time.

Bottom eight

Lincoln U 34 11 7 16 40

Stocksbridge PS 33 11 5 17 38

Pickering Town 32 8 9 15 33

AFC Mansfield 33 8 9 16 33

Wisbech Town 34 6 11 17 29

Spalding Utd 34 6 11 17 29

Carlton Town 33 7 5 21 26

Gresley FC 34 7 4 23 25

Thurlow Nunn League

First Division North

Goals from Danny Emmington and Craig Gillies gave March Town United a 2-1 win at nine-man Leiston Reserves and a place back in the top five.

Leiston Res had two players sent off for picking up two yellow cards each.

March from: Toby Allen, Simon Dalton, Danny Emmington, Jack Friend, Lewis Gibson, Craig Gillies, Max Mattless, Jack Rawson, Adam Rothery, Jamie Short, Dylan Kilford. Substitutes: David Jackson, Mohammed Akhtar, Florian Tsaguim.

Attendance: 37.

The Hares entertain AFC Sudbury Res next Saturday.



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