Match report away v AFC Sudbury via Mr Anthony Mercer.

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Match report away v AFC Sudbury via Mr Anthony Mercer.

Post  Dock end John on Wed Feb 03, 2016 7:10 am

AFC Sudbury 3 Tilbury 0 (Att 173)

Three goals in the final 20 minutes saw the leaders AFC Sudbury dent Tilbury's play off hopes on a chilly evening.
Manager Gary Henty made changes with Emiel Aiken and Francis Babalola coming in for Ross Elsom and Jimmy Cook and also added Greg Cundle into the squad following his loan from Football League side Gillingham.

Both sides started brightly and on 15 saw a good dangerous cross by Danny Glozier, but was well cleared by Wilkinson. Seconds later the home sides Clarke got himself into the box but his effort was blocked for a corner.
Good Dockers defending stopped Robinson going close, before Tilbury had a good spell. On 23 a good effort by Jack Carlile saw home keeper Garnham make a fine save. From the resulting corner Tony Martin headed against the cross bar. On the half hour Kurt Smith fired wide. Both Ross Elsom and Tony Martin went close.
An Aiken cross a minute layer was well gathered by Garnham. Sudbury's Blackwell had a good chances in the space of 2 minutes with Bogard saving both shots. Just before the break a Parker chip flew just wide.
Both sides went into the break with hope, after a competitive opening.
Both sides had half chances after the break with both Clarke for the home side and Aiken for the visitors seeing efforts saved.

Sudbury went close on 54 when George Clarke hit the inside of the post and away from safety. Kurt Smith went close twice around the hour mark after good work from Aiken. Danny Glozier from a corner headed over before the home side pushed hard for a goal.
On 69 they did take the lead when George Clarke nipped in at the near post to head home. The home side made two substitutions and within a minute they were rewarded when on 82 when sub Liam Wales stabbed home from a Clarke cross.
The home side confirmed the points with 2 minutes to go when Parker found Ryan Henshaw to hit home left footed. The result sees the home side return to winning ways and hold there top spot.

The result leaves Tilbury still in 7th place.


The Dockers return to action on Saturday with a visit to Dereham with a 3pm kick off.

Tilbury: Bogard, C Mead, Glozier, D Smith, Nightingill, Game, Babalola (Elsom 14), Carlile, Aiken (J Cook 86), Martin (Cundle 75), K Smith

Unused subs: Webb and Pooley.
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