Gallery: Godmanchester Rovers 2 Swaffham Town 2
GODMANCHETSER Rovers again failed to regain October s winning streak as they were held to a draw by Swaffham Town at Bearscroft Lane. The hosts took the lead after just two minutes, with Rob Stamper rising to powerfully head home from a corner. Their le
GODMANCHETSER Rovers again failed to regain October's winning streak as they were held to a draw by Swaffham Town at Bearscroft Lane.
The hosts took the lead after just two minutes, with Rob Stamper rising to powerfully head home from a corner. Their lead did not last long though and three minutes later the luck turned against Rovers as Steven Karl Hurst accidently bundled home an own goal to make it 1-1.
Godmanchester kept fighting and re-established their lead after 25 minutes, with John Briley cutting inside to score. Rovers looked to kill the game but to no avail, as Lee Boon fired over the bar from two yards out and Stamper missed another good chance.
Their lead lasted slightly longer this time, but the visitors equalised after 35 minutes to make the game level at the interval.
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After the break Rovers dominated play and pushed hard as they sought the winner. Lee Boon went close and Steve Thompson missed a good chance. Adam King almost won the game but Godmanchester failed to score as the game ended a draw.
Godmanchester Rovers co-manager Dave Hurst said: "They probably only had two good chances and put them both away so fair play to them but it's disappointing for us. We absolutely pummelled their goal in the second half and did everything right except get the goal.
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"We should have come away with a win and we certainly deserved that, even their manager told me he could not believe they got a point. We played well and we are getting back to our best, we just need to be a bit more consistent.
"We have lost four games by the odd goal and we just need to start scoring more now and turn these draws into wins. You make your own luck and I'm a firm believer that if you shoot enough you will score enough.
"We are still aiming for a top eight finish and we will be happy with finishing in the top half. We reached dizzying heights in October and hoped we could stay there but we haven't and now we just want to finish the season strong."
Godmanchester Rovers had already beaten the visitors 4-2 in the reverse fixture in August. They have now won just two games from 14 dating back to their five games winning streak in October.
They next play FC Clacton at Bearscroft Lane on Saturday after travelling to Saffron Walden Town yesterday (Tuesday.)