Whitton win out in action-packed match

Jewson LeagueWhitton United 1 Somersham Town 0IT took a moment of brilliance to separate these two sides, Somersham deserved the better fate for their sheer determination and resolve.

Jewson League

Whitton United 1 Somersham Town 0

IT took a moment of brilliance to separate these two sides, Somersham deserved the better fate for their sheer determination and resolve.

Whitton had opened looking for goals with striker Swann involved in everything, but like most of his team mates, he had to be brave in every challenge.


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Somersham had the better of things either side of half time as Whitton floundered in the heavy conditions. The goal came between two sendings off for back chat to officials on 82 minutes.

Grimwood won the ball in midfield, he broke through another challenge and slid in the perfect ball for Swann to take one touch and pass the ball past the advancing Gibbs in the Somersham goal.

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In truth, the young keeper had kept them in the game and at the other end debut making Mark Brighty had shown his quality making three important saves.

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