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League Wins for Evesham & Melksham


Date: Sat 03 Sep 2022

By Steve Whitney

There were two matches in the Pitching In Southern League Division One South on Saturday – both finishing 3-2.

Sam Hendy - late winner

Sam Hendy – late winner

Evesham United and Melksham Town both recorded third wins from five games played to date.

The Robins beat Bristol Manor Farm at the Spiers & Hartwell Jubilee Stadium, coming back from being a 23rd-minute Jake Gosling goal down.

Ben Whitehead equalised 10 minutes later, only for Owen Howe to restore Farm’s lead 4 minutes later.

Kyle Belmonte pulled United back on level terms on the hour-mark and Owen James popped up with the winner with 6 minutes remaining.

And at the Oakfield Stadium, Lymington Town remain win-less after four games following defeat to Melksham Town, who also recorded a third success from their five matches.

This time the hosts had to come back from 2-0 down after Toby Bailey on 26 minutes and then Luke Churchill on 55 minutes had the Linnets in control.

Ollie Webb reduced the deficit on the hour-mark and then Chris Zebroski equalised with 5 minutes remaining.

And then in the 5th minute of stoppage time, Sam Hendy popped up with Melksham’s winner.


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