FA Trophy: Wroxham 3, Hayes 1

Wroxham came from behind to win their first ever game in the FA Trophy competition.

Goals from Matt Daniels and Matt Blake as well as an own goal earned the Yachtsmen a difficult trip to non-league giants Canvey Island in the first qualifying round.

Manager David Batch named an unchanged squad for the first time this season, giving the team that beat Ware 4-1 in midweek a chance to prove themselves again as he seeks to extract some consistency from his side.

'All in all it was a satisfactory performance, but, importantly for me, it followed a good one on Tuesday so it's a bit more consistent than we have been so far this season and the first time we have had back-to-back wins,' hew said.

'We go to Canvey Island in the next round, but before then want to get a positive performance in our next league match as we aim toward consistency in the league.'


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Wroxham were 2-1 ahead at half-time, struggling at times to get on top, but were well on top after the break.

Hayes went ahead on 33 minutes, but the lead was short-lived as Jamie Speller found space down the right for Wroxham and his well delivered cross was met by a Hayes defender, who put the ball past his own keeper.

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Just before half-time determined running by Wroxham skipper Gavin Lemmon produced an opening for Josh Turner, who shot just wide.

Then in first half stoppage time Wroxham won a penalty, Blake adjudged to be brought down and Daniels stepping up to fire home. Wroxham they took control of the tie on 56 minutes, when Blake, who calmly fired home.

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