Gilman marks return in style
KEITH PEEL Lee Gilman celebrated his comeback with two goals as Wroxham sounded another warning to their Ridgeons Football League Premier Division championship rivals.
Lee Gilman celebrated his comeback with two goals as Wroxham sounded another warning to their Ridgeons Football League Premier Division championship rivals. The Yachtsmen now boast the top flight's only unbeaten record after beating morning table leaders Needham Market 2-0 at Trafford Park. Gilman, returning from injury, scored with two volleys, in the 34th and 36th minutes.
Needham drop to third place while Wroxham move up to second, a point behind Mildenhall, who beat Ipswich Wanderers 2-1.
“It's great to have Lee back because he's always a threat and scored two very good goals,” said Wroxham skipper Justin Fox.
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“Needham came with the reputation of being a very good side, but we dealt with them really well.
“There wasn't a bad display in thw whole squad, we were on top for the whole of the game and we should have won by a lot more goals.
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“We haven't yet hit top gear with regard our finishing, but one day some team is going to get a really good thrashing.
“This win sets us up nicely for the FA Vase game against Deeping Rangers because we're confident we can beat any side in the Ridgeons League or the Vase.”
Soham beat Stanway Rovers 5-1 and are fourth in the table, on goal difference from Newmarket, who won 3-0 against Halstead.
Kirkley are sixth after a goalless draw at Harwich, while Norwich United stay bottom, with only two points from nine games, after losing 3-1 to Clacton at Plantation Park.
Swaffham Town head Division One by four points after they drew 2-2 (Tom Hobbs and Scott Voutt) at Tiptree while second-placed Debenham LC won 5-1 against Godmanchester.
Gorleston won 2-1 at March and are ninth, on goal difference from Thetford Town, who lost 1-0 to Hadleigh at Mundford Road.
Fakenham Town are 11th after winning 5-1 at Long Melford, with goals from Shaun Rebeck (2), Ben Darby (penalty), Day and Steve Johnson.
Yarmouth Town are 14th after losing 1-0 at Wellesley Road to Stowmarket, whose goal came via a penalty on the half hour.
Bottom team Downham Town picked up their first point of the season, from a 2-2 draw at Cornard.