Search

Harwich and Diss share the spoils

PUBLISHED: 14:48 12 November 2001 | UPDATED: 10:49 03 March 2010

SOCCER: Harwich 1 Diss 1. Harwich manager Andy Clark will look upon this as two points lost rather than one gained while, for Diss, their first point away from home this season will be something of a boost.

Harwich 1 Diss 1

Harwich manager Andy Clark will look upon this as two points lost rather than one gained while, for Diss, their first point away from home this season will be something of a boost.

Both sides had chances in an even first half. Diss keeper Bond did well to deny Carmichael and pulled off a great one-handed save from a Tom English effort.

The early stages of the second half saw the home side on the attack and they were rewarded on the hour. A slide-rule pass from the impressive Gareth Heath picked out Matt Carmichael who rounded Bond to slot home.

The visitors responded well and Harwich owed much to the reflexes of keeper Tanner who blocked a succession of Diss efforts in a goalmouth scramble.

There was little that the young Harwich keeper could do, however, to prevent the visitors from equalising three minutes from the end.

Diss substitute Gareth Simpson gained possession on the right and sent in a swerving shot that nestled in the bottom corner of the net.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Ipswich Star. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Ipswich Star