Deeping Rangers 2 Blackstones 1
Wednesday, 26 December 2007
Deeping revived their title bid with this narrow derby success against one of the sides with eyes on their crown.
Michael Stevenson gave Rangers the lead from the penalty spot after 27 minutes after a foul on Danny Matson.
Matson was denied by the woodwork on the haf hour, but Stones levelled four minutes into the second half through Kevin Ainslie's lob.
Danny Matson's 75th minute goal won the contest for the champions.
Deeping: Danny Bircham, John Paul Duncliffe, Andy Ellis, Michael Stevenson (Richard Challinor), Matt Porter, Michael Goode, Dave Mosley (Richard Thompson), Lee Ellison, Adam Weston, Danny Matson, David Cobb.
Blackstones: Ian Flavell, Robbie Blowers, Ross Watson, Paul Sheehan, Richard Jones, Ross Nicholls (Nathan Steele), Dan Cotton, Luke Kennedy (Anthony Graves), Andy Boome (Matty Doyle), Phil Stebbing, Kevin Ainslie.