Round-up: Pope strike saves point for St Ives

St Ives I 2-2 Cambridge University II --- ST IVES made a bright start to their key game against the high-flying University side. Derrick Pope carried the ball down the left, and cut inside to hit a deflected shot, which Ben Griffiths dispatched to give S

St Ives I 2-2 Cambridge University II ---

ST IVES made a bright start to their key game against the high-flying University side. Derrick Pope carried the ball down the left, and cut inside to hit a deflected shot, which Ben Griffiths dispatched to give Saints an early lead.

The game tightened up and chances were at a premium as both sides cancelled each other out until the break.

The Cambridge team started to control the pace of the game at the start of the second half and scored after ten minutes when their unmarked forward fired home. Minutes later Ives fell behind, and the University team seemed to have taken control.


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Ives worked hard and got back into the game as Jamie Moise and Dave Land worked the defence and Derrick Pope rounded two defenders to slot the ball home.

St Ives's next match is away to Brentwood.

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