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Hemel Hempstead Town 2 - 1 Tiverton Town

Saturday 05/03/2011   Southern League Premier Division
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At this stage of the season so-called six-pointers come around with alarming regularity and Tivvy travelled to Hemel knowing that a victory would give the team a massive boost. But it wasn’t to be and neither side was able to dominate a first half which was notable for little else other than not being notable at all.

The second half followed a similar pattern (if it was a painting it would have been classified as abstract to the connoisseur and a mess to the layman) but the Tudors did finally break the boredom when Steve Butler met Bruce Wilson’s cross to nod home. Tivvy struck back immediately with only their second real chance of the game as Ryan Leonard let fly and beat Mike McEntegart all ends up and the game appeared to be heading for a draw. But with just a couple of minutes remaining Matt McEntegart, the goalkeeper’s brother, stole all three points for Hemel with another headed goal.

Hemel Hempstead Town: Michael McEntegart, Danny May, Ryan Parsons, Jake Gilbert (Fiston Manuella 80), Steve Butler, Matt McEntegart, Jake Parsons, Bruce Wilson, Dennis Fennemore, Ryan Blake, David Pearce
Goals: Butler 74, Matt McEntegart 89

Tiverton Town: Ryan Draper, Ryan Leonard, Jak Martin, Kevin Hill (Mark Saunders 80), Liam Ellis, Tom Gardner, Ian Sampson, Adam Mortimer, Michael Nardiello, Joe Bushin (Alex Faux 57), David Steele
Goal: Leonard 76

Attendance: 175

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