Lowestoft Town ease to victory over Canaries

Lowestoft's Jake Reed against Tamworth. Picture: SHIRLEY D WHITLOW

Lowestoft's Jake Reed against Tamworth. Picture: SHIRLEY D WHITLOW - Credit: Shirley D Whitlow

Lowestoft Town claimed an impressive 3-1 win at Hitchin Town in the BetVictor Southern Premier Central League last night.

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Lowestoft Town claimed an impressive 3-1 win at Hitchin Town in the BetVictor Southern Premier Central League last night.

The Blues were grateful to Luis Tibbles just before the half-hour mark when he saved a penalty and Jake Reed took full advantage of the reprieve to put his side ahead in the 39th minute.

Hitchin equalised just before the break through a Jake Hutchinson header but Malachi Linton restored the Trawlerboys' lead coolly from the spot early in the second half.


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Lowestoft effectively wrapped up the points in the 65th thanks to Marcus Wilkinson's strike although Travis Cole's sending off due to a second yellow card prompted hopes of a comeback from the home side.

However, Jamie Godbold's men saw out the remaining few minutes despite Hitchin having a goal disallowed.

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The Blues are next in action at home on Saturday when they take on Alvechurch.

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