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First Team - Match centre

Nantwich Town
Grantham Town
J Johnston (26')
Full time
L Shaw (8')
Sat 4 Mar 15:00 - The Evo-Stik League Northern Premier - Premier Division Attendance 465

A Point For The Gingerbreads

The Gingerbreads and Nantwich entertained for their well earned point.

Luther Wildin and Danny Meadows returned to The Gingerbreads starting line up. Also they welcomed on loan midfielder Harry Gibbons on the bench from Notts County.

Grantham started brightly and Felipe Barcelos had the first chance in the opening minute.

The match was 8 minutes old when The Gingerbreads took the lead. Lee Shaw picked up the ball on the edge of the box and curled the ball in.

Michael Hollingsworth went off injured after fouling Ibou Touray. The referee booked him while leaving the pitch on a stretcher.

Nantwich were level on 26 minutes. Harry Clifton saw his shot saved, Nantwich played the ball long which The Gingerbreads could not deal with and John Johnston finished the move.

Halftime came with everyone ready for a breather as for the rest of the half both sides looked dangerous.

The second half was no different with chances falling to both sides but resolute defending made sure that the points were shared. The point also meant that The Gingerbreads moved up to 6th in the table.

Next up for The Gingerbreads is the Integro League Cup quarterfinal against Basford United at The Meres, kick off 7.45pm

You can see the highlights of the match here - Nantwich Youtube Page

Key moments

Goal Lee Shaw scores for Grantham Town
Goal John Johnston scores for Nantwich Town


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90:00 Sub On
Sam Purcicoe is substituted on for Grantham Town
90:00 Sub Off
Ellis Storey is substituted off for Grantham Town
86:00 Sub On
Jeremiah Dasaolu is substituted on for Grantham Town
86:00 Sub Off
Felipe Barcelos is substituted off for Grantham Town
End of period 1
26:00 Goal 1 - 1
John Johnston scores for Nantwich Town
23:00 Sub On
Curtis Burrows is substituted on for Grantham Town
23:00 Sub Off
Michael Hollingsworth is substituted off for Grantham Town
8:00 Goal 0 - 1
Lee Shaw scores for Grantham Town
Start of the game
Replay game

As it happened

  • Nantwich Town
  • Grantham Town
  • 0
  • Lee Shaw Goal 8:00'
  • Michael Hollingsworth Sub Off 23:00'
  • Curtis Burrows Sub On 23:00'
  • John Johnston Goal 26:00'
  • Jeremiah Dasaolu Sub On 86:00'
  • Felipe Barcelos Sub Off 86:00'
  • Sam Purcicoe Sub On 90:00'
  • Ellis Storey Sub Off 90:00'

Team selection

Preston, Kieran Preston, Kieran
Wildin, Luther Wildin, Luther
Storey, Ellis Storey, Ellis
Hollingsworth, Michael Hollingsworth, Michael
Galinski, Stefan Galinski, Stefan
Lewis, Rhys Lewis, Rhys
Meadows, Danny Meadows, Danny
Clifton, Harry Clifton, Harry
Shaw, Lee Shaw, Lee
Barcelos, Felipe Barcelos, Felipe
Shaw, Luke Shaw, Luke
Nantwich Town
  • 1. Daniel Gyollai
  • 2. Joel Stair
  • 3. Ibou Touray
  • 4. Curtis Jones
  • 5. Ben Harrison
  • 6. Sam Hall
  • 7. John Johnston
  • 8. Wayne Riley
  • 9. Tom Peers
  • 10. Matt Bell
  • 11. Joe Mwasile
  • 12. Sean Cooke
  • 14. Osebi Abadaki
  • 15. Steve Jones
  • 16. Ryab Brooke
  • 17. Joe Howell

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