Adding insult to extra injury time

Ridgeons League Division One Godmanchester Rovers 2 Downham Town 2 AN EQUALISER six minutes into stoppage time denied Rovers the chance to move off the bottom of the league against fellow strugglers Downham. Joint manager Karly Hurst bemoaned the referee,

Ridgeons League Division One

Godmanchester Rovers 2 Downham Town 2

AN EQUALISER six minutes into stoppage time denied Rovers the chance to move off the bottom of the league against fellow strugglers Downham.

Joint manager Karly Hurst bemoaned the referee, claiming the added time should never have been played.

"I asked the linesman where the ref was getting the added time from and he just said 'no comment'," said Hurst.

"It was very disappointing to concede such a late goal after playing some very good football at times."

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An uneventful first half ended goalless but Rovers snatched the lead midway through the second period with a Paul Bass strike.

Downham equalised five minutes later with a goal that had a suspicion of offside but Bass was moved the home side 2-1 ahead with 10 minutes remaining.

Goddy goalkeeper Stuart Chapman saved a stoppage time penalty after an Andy Watkins handball but a late, late, leveller saw the points slip away.

* Rovers travel to mid-table Great Yarmouth Town on Saturday.