Own goal

PUBLISHED: 17:26 03 April 2012

Appledore suffered their fifth consecutive defeat in Division 1 East as they slipped to a 1-0 reverse at home to Newton Abbot Spurs.

The Fishermen had the better of the opening half, with good build-up play, but were unable to apply the finishing touches.

The game remained goalless until midway through the second half when an own goal that decided the spoils.

Appledore defender Tim Watson tried to head a long kick back to his keeper, only for it to go past him into the net.

Holsworthy lost 2-1 away to Hayle in Division 1 West.

The Cornishmen opened their account after 20 minutes with a good jinking run and shot by Matt Thomas, who doubled their lead just before half time with a shot deflected by a Holsworthy defender.

Holsworthy hit bakc 15 minutes from time when Matt Carroll netted after a fierce shot from Dominic Abbot could only be parried by the keeper.

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

18:57

The single scull boat has been named Scullduggery

Read more
12:52

Even presenter Nick Knowles got in the act as runners from across North Devon took part in the Virgin Money London Marathon 2017

Read more
Saturday, April 22, 2017

Langford’s bout against Avtandil Khurtsidze for the interim world title was stopped in the fifth round

Read more
Saturday, April 22, 2017

Follow the action as Tommy Langford takes on Avtandil Khurtsidze for the WBO Interim World Middleweight title

Read more
Saturday, April 22, 2017

The Robins were beaten 1-0 on the final day of the Southern League season this afternoon (Saturday)

Read more
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Bideford won their Division Three match against Holsworthy by 145 runs in the Hayes North Devon Cricket League

Read more
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

This week’s North Devon Gazette Football League round-up

Read more
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Bideford have one match left after going out of the Devon Senior Cup

Read more
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Torry will play North Tawton in Saturday’s Devon Junior Plate final

Read more
Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Barum need just two points to secure National League Two South safety

Read more

Most Read Sport

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 12°C

min temp: 3°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications