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Grantham Town
Coalville Town
Full time
M McDonald (88')
Tue 22 Aug 19:45 - The Evo-Stik League - The EVO-STIK Premier Division Attendance 242

Missed Chances Cost The Gingerbreads

The Gingerbreads lost out to a late goal in tonight's fixture against Coalville Town.

Adam Stevens made one change to Saturday's starting line up, Rhys Lewis came in for the injured Stefan Galinski.

On 18 minutes Lee Shaw slotted the ball home but the Assistants flag had been long raised for offside.

5 minutes later Coalville had an opportunity to take the lead. Kieran Preston brought down the Coalville forward on the edge of the box. Former Gingerbread Nathan Watson stepped up to take but Preston saved well as the ball went down the middle and he was saving to his left.

The Gingerbreads stepped it up after the break, but the goal never came.

First Jordan Hempenstall's shot was pushed over the bar, Sam Purcicoe saw his header go over the bar, Lee Shaw saw had a shot cleared off the line, Jordan Hempenstall's powerful shot flashed over the bar, Lee Shaw saw another chance blocked, Curtis Burrows hit the post.

In the final minute Coalville attacked down the left and their shot was well blocked by Matt Baker, however it rebounded to the Coalville forward who put the ball back into the empty net.

The Gingerbreads hadn't given up and the best chance fell to substitute Jack McMenemy but his shot from 12 yards went over the bar.

Man of the Match chosen by Match Sponsor George McCorquodale was Kieran Preston

Next up for The Gingerbreads, it's a return to the Meres as we take on Whitby Town on Saturday.

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Key moments

88:00
Goal Massiah McDonald scores for Coalville Town

Highlights

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90:00 Sub Off
Keegan Everington is substituted off for Grantham Town
90:00 Sub On
Jack McMenamy is substituted on for Grantham Town
88:00 Goal 0 - 1
Massiah McDonald scores for Coalville Town
58:00 Sub Off
Sam Purcicoe is substituted off for Grantham Town
58:00 Sub On
Luke Shaw is substituted on for Grantham Town
End of period 1
24:00 Saved Penalty
Kieran Preston saves a penalty for Grantham Town
Start of the game
Replay game

As it happened

  • Grantham Town
  • Coalville Town
  • 0
  • Kieran Preston Saved Penalty 24:00'
  • Sam Purcicoe Sub Off 58:00'
  • Luke Shaw Sub On 58:00'
  • Massiah McDonald Goal 88:00'
  • Keegan Everington Sub Off 90:00'
  • Jack McMenamy Sub On 90:00'

Team selection

Preston, Kieran Preston, Kieran
Purcicoe, Sam Purcicoe, Sam
Baker, Matt Baker, Matt
Burrows, Curtis Burrows, Curtis
Lewis, Rhys Lewis, Rhys
Luto, Ollie Luto, Ollie
Meadows, Danny Meadows, Danny
Everington, Keegan Everington, Keegan
Shaw, Lee Shaw, Lee
Hempenstall, Jordan Hempenstall, Jordan
Wright, Andy Wright, Andy
Coalville Town
  • 1. Matthew Coton
  • 2. Kyle Bryant
  • 3. Cleveland Taylor
  • 4. Danny Jenno
  • 5. Dean Freeman
  • 6. Lee Cox
  • 7. Alex Dean
  • 8. Jermaine Hollis
  • 9. Massiah McDonald
  • 10. Nathan Watson
  • 11. Tom McGlinchey
  • 12. Jamie Towers
  • 13. Jamie Hannis
  • 14. Blair Anderson
  • 15. Ollie Bassett
  • 16. Joe Pegg

League round up

Other The EVO-STIK Premier Division results

Altrincham
1
0
Whitby Town
4
4
Rushall Olympic
Buxton
0
2
Hednesford Town
2
0
Halesowen Town
Mickleover Sports
0
2
Stafford Rangers
Stalybridge Celtic
0
2
Warrington Town
0
1

League table

# Team Pl Pts
1. Altrincham 45 92
2. Warrington Town 45 82
3. Ashton United 45 79
4. Grantham Town 45 78
5. Farsley Celtic 45 77
6. Shaw Lane 44 73
7. Witton Albion 44 64

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