Anglian Combination: Spixworth put a dent in rivals’ Premier Division title ambitions

Spixworth (blue) v Harleston football action. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Spixworth (blue) v Harleston football action. Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

Spixworth are now the only unbeaten side in the Premier League after a 2-0 win over Harleston Town in front of a big crowd at the home of the leaders.

Spixworth (blue) v Harleston football action.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Spixworth (blue) v Harleston football action.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

In an entertaining game, Harleston had plenty of possession, but Paul Cook gave the home team the lead early in the first half.

Although both teams had chances, Dean Mortimer added a second to give unbeaten Spixworth the points.

Spixworth (blue) v Harleston football action.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Spixworth (blue) v Harleston football action.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

Wroxham Reserves moved up to second – 15 points behind Spixworth – after a 2-1 win at Caister with goals from Jordan Attree and Daniel Rogers, with Gaz Ward scoring for home team.

Bradley Hough, Sam Shepherd and Ryan Bloomfield scored for Waveney in a 3-3 draw with Blofield United, whose scorers were Ashley Mitchell, Dan Stobbart and Richard Brett.

Spixworth (blue) v Harleston football action.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Spixworth (blue) v Harleston football action.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant


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Spixworth (blue) v Harleston football action.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Spixworth (blue) v Harleston football action.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

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Spixworth (blue) and Harleston do battle earlier in the season.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Spixworth (blue) and Harleston do battle earlier in the season.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

Spixworth (blue) v Harleston football action.Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Spixworth (blue) v Harleston football action.Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

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