December 10 2013 Latest news:
Monday, October 21, 2013
The Fenmen made it 10 goals within the space of four days for the home fans to savour.
But they were perhaps thankful for a healthy 3-0 half-time lead as they moved up to seventh in the United Counties League Premier Division.
Club captain Jon Fairweather started for the first time in three weeks following an ankle injury while midfielder Callum Stocks, a new signing from Boston Town, was on the bench.
The opening few minutes saw both sides create chances, although Joe Burdiak was by far the busier of the two keepers and even picked up a booking for handling outside his area in the sixth minute.
His afternoon certainly didn’t improve seven minutes later when he sent a goal kick straight to Tony Battersby, who unselfishly fed Tom James and his low shot from 17 yards crept inside the post.
Town doubled their lead on 33 minutes as Seb Simpson was harshly adjudged to have handled in the area and Callum Reed duly dispatched the spot-kick.
Danny White saw a powerful header fly just over the crossbar in the 45th minute before Kieron Doherty made it 3-0 in stoppage time. Good work from James down the right allowed Battersby to set up Doherty for a simple finish from eight yards.
The Kempston manager’s half-time team talk seemed to have the desired effect and it was only two minutes into the second period when Scott Joseph was brought down in the Wisbech box and Manny Richardson converted.
The visitors looked capable of adding to their tally as Wisbech looked nervous in defence, but when the opportunities came, the forwards failed to take them.
Wisbech finally made the game safe in the 83rd minute when substitute Stocks was pushed in the box and Reed sent the keeper the wrong way with the resultant penalty.
Wisbech Town: Jordan, Spafford, Johnson (Stocks 67), Cousins, Fairweather, S Reid, C Reed, Doherty, Battersby, White (Green), James (Tricks). Sub not used: Smith.