Sat 28
East Thurrock United
2
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1
League
1st team
L Godbold (39'), P White (83' Sent Off)
town back into drop zone after defeat

town back into drop zone after defeat

By swifty
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2.1 defeat leaves town fighting the drop


with this result and others in the league going against them witham now find themselves back in the relegation zone and with only five more games to go , at the moment its bleak. in this game with a very strong wind behind them witham started well and had shots from lewis godbold and ryan blackman blocked by the home defenders in the opening minutes , and david hughs the home keeper saved a fierce shot from tom wraight. on a rare visit to the witham goal lawrance yiga cleared off the line during a goalmouth scramble , witham took the lead in the 39th minute when a long wind assisted free kick by wraight was headed in by towns top goal scorer this season LEWIS GODBOLD , but just when it seemed as though witham were going to have a half time lead in the 45th minute plus 3 sam higgins headed in an easily - being the only one of both sets of players - to move, making it look easy .
with the wind behind them in the second half thurrock put the witham defence under pressure , but they fought well and guest made some good saves . in the 79th minute thurrock were awarded a penalty ( hotly disputed ) and higgins scored from the spot although guest got his hands to the ball.
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Match details

Match date

Sat 28, Mar 2015

Kickoff

15:00

Attendance

223

Competition

Ryman Premier
Lewis Godbold

Player of the match

Lewis Godbold