St Ives Town 0 Stotfold 1
Saturday, 15 March 2008
Stotfold inched closer to the Premier title with this win at Westwood Road.
Both sides were reduced to ten men within the opening quarter of an hour with home defender Dan Newman and visitor Callum Donnelly receiving red cards.
Home keeper James Jackson made some good saves to keep the league's top scoring team at bay until late in the contest.
Lee Allinson converted an 82nd minute spot kick, awarded for Dan Pilsworth's foul on Louis Lee, to give the Eagles maximum points and a seven point lead at the head of the table.
The Saints battled to the end with Liam Kennett twice denied in the closing stages by goalline clearances.
St Ives: James Jackson, Jason King, Dan Newman, Steve Poore, Will Fordham, Dan Pilsworth (Lloyd Howard), Dan Moyes (Max Francis-Johnson), Barry Albone, Scott Fielding (Liam Kennett), Jamie Blackwell, Graeme Thackray.
Stotfold: Brad Gillham, Tommy Hull, Paul Donnelly, Colin Shambrook, Tawhid Juneja, Louis Lee, Callum Donnelly, Luke Donnelly, Joel Mason (Ricky Case), Lee Allinson, Paul Garrett.