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Corby Town
Grantham Town
A Brown (21'), S Leslie (61')
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Mon 17 Apr 15:00 - The Evo-Stik League Northern Premier - Premier Division Attendance 785

The Gingerbreads Denied a 7th Win In A Row

Starting the day in 5th place, The Gingerbreads play off hopes took a big blow against relegation fighting Corby Town.

After Saturday's pulsating victory at Buxton, Adam Stevens name the same starting 11 with Felipe Barcelos returning to the bench following his 3 match suspension.

The Gingerbreads started well but found Corby in the mood to make sure of their survival.

On 21 minutes Corby were infront when Aaron Brown headed home at the back post from a corner.

The Gingerbreads kept going and looked to level, but chances for Harry Clifton, Michael Hollingsworth, Lee Shaw and Luke Shaw all went agonisingly high or wide.

Just after half time, Felipe Barcelos came on in place of Jeremiah Dasalou.

On the hour Corby doubled their lead when Steven Leslie converted a penalty.

Rhys Lewis and Curtis Burrows came on for Michael Hollingsworth and Sam Purcicoe as the Gingerbreads went to 3 at the back.

It wasn't to be though as Corby got a third on 71 minutes, from a long free kick on the edge of the pitch which evaded everyone.

The final minutes The Gingerbreads travelling faithful showed their gratitude to a side that has given them so much joy since November,

The Gingerbreads could still make the play offs but Workington only need a point from their final 2 matches both at home to Ilkeston and Sutton Coldfield respectively.

Next though it's the Integro League Cup Final on Wednesday night against Bamber Bridge.

Key moments

21:00
Goal Aaron Brown scores for Corby Town
61:00
Goal Steven Leslie scores for Corby Town

Highlights

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64:00 Sub On
Rhys Lewis is substituted on for Grantham Town
64:00 Sub On
Curtis Burrows is substituted on for Grantham Town
64:00 Sub Off
Sam Purcicoe is substituted off for Grantham Town
64:00 Sub Off
Michael Hollingsworth is substituted off for Grantham Town
61:00 Goal 2 - 0
Steven Leslie scores for Corby Town
48:00 Sub On
Felipe Barcelos is substituted on for Grantham Town
48:00 Sub Off
Jeremiah Dasaolu is substituted off for Grantham Town
End of period 1
21:00 Goal 1 - 0
Aaron Brown scores for Corby Town
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As it happened

  • Corby Town
  • Grantham Town
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  • Aaron Brown Goal 21:00'
  • Felipe Barcelos Sub On 48:00'
  • Jeremiah Dasaolu Sub Off 48:00'
  • Steven Leslie Goal 61:00'
  • Rhys Lewis Sub On 64:00'
  • Curtis Burrows Sub On 64:00'
  • Sam Purcicoe Sub Off 64:00'
  • Michael Hollingsworth Sub Off 64:00'

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