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First Team - Match centre

Grantham Town
Ilkeston FC
L Shaw (21')
Full time
D Gordon (70')
Sat 11 Mar 15:00 - The Evo-Stik League Northern Premier - Premier Division Attendance 314

The Gingerbreads Share The Points

The Gingerbreads were left ruing their missed chances meaning they only drew with lowly Ilkeston

Ellis Storey failed in his pre match fitness test, which meant Sam Purcicoe filled in at left back. Lee Shaw returned to the starting line up after being on the bench in Tuesday's penalty victory over Basford.

The Gingerbreads started well and kept the pressure on the visitors and in the 2st minute were ahead, thanks to former Ilkeston player Luke Shaw. Danny Meadows crossed the ball in and Luke turned the ball home from 6 yards out.

The pressure continued from the home side but could not find a deserved second.

The second half started in much the same way with most of The Gingerbreads seeing a chance go amiss.

Then out of nowhere Ilkeston were level. The Gingerbreads defended a poor corner but the clearance landed to Danny Gordon who rifled a volley in past a hapless Kieran Preston.

The Gingerbreads though continued to keep pushing but they had no luck with a hat full of chances.

The point means The Gingerbreads sit in 10th place.

Read the Grantham Journal match report HERE

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Key moments

Goal Luke Shaw scores for Grantham Town
Goal Danny Gordon scores for Ilkeston FC


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78:00 Sub On
Curtis Burrows is substituted on for Grantham Town
78:00 Sub On
Tom Curtis is substituted on for Grantham Town
78:00 Sub Off
Luke Shaw is substituted off for Grantham Town
78:00 Sub Off
Michael Hollingsworth is substituted off for Grantham Town
70:00 Goal 1 - 1
Danny Gordon scores for Ilkeston FC
End of period 1
21:00 Goal 1 - 0
Luke Shaw scores for Grantham Town
Start of the game
Replay game

As it happened

  • Grantham Town
  • Ilkeston FC
  • 0
  • Luke Shaw Goal 21:00'
  • Danny Gordon Goal 70:00'
  • Tom Curtis Sub On 78:00'
  • Curtis Burrows Sub On 78:00'
  • Luke Shaw Sub Off 78:00'
  • Michael Hollingsworth Sub Off 78:00'

Team selection

Preston, Kieran Preston, Kieran
Wildin, Luther Wildin, Luther
Purcicoe, Sam Purcicoe, Sam
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
Ilkeston FC
  • 1. Dale Eve
  • 2. Reece Horne
  • 3. Charlie Scanion
  • 4. Dante Leverock
  • 5. Matt Baker
  • 6. Jaylon Bather
  • 7. Luis Rose
  • 8. Danny Gordon
  • 9. Tavahn Tyrell
  • 10. Anthony Dwyer
  • 11. Ryan Head
  • 14. Ben Morris
  • 15. Dexter Atkinson
  • 16. Tom Bamblen
  • 17. Jamie Harris

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