Improving Goddy denied win by Diss equaliser
Ridgeons First Division --- Diss Town 1-1 Godmanchester Rovers --- A HARD-WON point at fourth-placed Diss Town gave Rovers co-manager David Hurst hope that his team could kick on over the Christmas period and begin climbing the league. The high-flyers h
Ridgeons First Division ---
Diss Town 1-1 Godmanchester Rovers ---
A HARD-WON point at fourth-placed Diss Town gave Rovers co-manager David Hurst hope that his team could kick on over the Christmas period and begin climbing the league.
The high-flyers had to rely on a scrappy late goal to take a point from the game, but Hurst refused to see the result as a missed opportunity.
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He said: "Every player was a credit to the team against Diss - it was a whole-hearted performance, and if it hadn't been for their scrambled late goal we could have taken all three points.
"There is no reason why we can't push on from a performance like this, and we're targeting nine points from the next 12 to give ourselves a huge boost going into the New Year."
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Rovers went closer to scoring in the first half, with James Hall hitting the woodwork and Josh Kamau seeing a goal-bound effort hacked to safety. At the back, Rovers' defence was solid, restricting the service to the front men and giving them no more than half-chances.
Rovers continued strongly in the second half and finally took the lead on the hour. The goal had more than a touch of luck about it, as Lee Boon saw his effort deflected by a Diss defender into his own goal.
The dismissal of Martyn Ray for a second bookable offence on 86 minutes offered a chink of light to the home side, and they grabbed the chance with both hands, bundling home near the end to claim an unlikely point.