TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION ONE: Lamb win thriller to move second (From This Is Wiltshire)
TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION ONE: Lamb win thriller to move second
LAMB FC entertained Semington Magpies at Whaddon Lane in midweek and it was Tony Stevens' hosts who came out on top as they edged a seven-goal thriller to keep their slim hopes of finishing as Division One runners up alive.
Lamb who just a few years ago were the whipping boys in Division Three, have made giant strides and after back-to-back promotions, they have a real chance of beating both North Bradley and Westbury United Reserves to second spot.
Tom Blackman gave Lamb the perfect start when he put them one-up but they saw their early advantage wiped out when Dan Rimmer restored parity for Magpies.
Bradley King-Taylor restored the Lamb’s lead and a second for Blackman that took his tally for the season to 20 gave the home team a 3-1 interval lead.
After the break Lamb picked up where they left off from and a second from Bradley King-Taylor should have put the game to bed and the points should have be secured.
However, a battling Magpies side fought their way back into the game and reduced the deficit when Andy Harrison scored from the penalty spot.
Things became slightly nervous for The Lamb when a second from Harrison reduced the gap to the odd goal.
Magpies really should have stolen a point from the game as they missed three good chances in the closing stages.
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