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Bideford Go Nine Points Clear

6 years ago By User 51280

The Evo-Stik League Southern Division One South & West game between top of the table Bideford and second-bottom Wimborne Town was the only game in all three divisions to beat the freezing conditions on Saturday.

And the Robins 3-1 win saw them open up a nine-point lead at the top of the table.

Bideford were always in control after going 2-0 up inside the opening 15 minutes at the Sports Ground.

Matt Hockley scored the first from the penalty spot following a foul by Paul Roast on Matt Andrew in the 10th minute.

And Andrew added the second himself 5 minutes later when a big deflection off Roast left Magpies keeper Jason Harvell with no chance.

The visitors responded with a penalty of their own after 25 minutes - Jack Furzer handling a shot from Tom Jeffes - George Webb converting from the spot.

But Bideford restored the two-goal cushion 10 minutes before half-time through Ian Sampson.

A scrappy second half failed to reproduce any further goals and the Robins comfortably held out to stretch their unbeaten run to fourteen games.

Where next?

Both Games Off Hungerford Town first tean and reserves both games postponed due to frozen pitches

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