Tamworth net stoppage time equaliser, Hanley find late winner yet again

A potentially crucial point for Tamworth

Photo credit: Lambs Media

Struggling Southern League Central Premier club Tamworth salvaged a crucial point in their quest to stave off relegation.

Jordan Clement scored in the second minute of added time to earn the Lambs a 1-1 draw with Alvechurch.

The result leaves Tamworth three points away from the bottom three.

It was Tamworth’s first game since the departure of manager Gary Smith with academy coaches Scott Rickards and Robbie Banks (pictured above) taking up interim boss duties.

League rivals Hednesford Town also drew 1-1 with Redditch United courtesy of a George Cater strike.

Stafford Rangers claimed a 3-1 win over Bamber Bridge in the Northern Premier League Premier Division.

Tom Tonks, Alex-Ray Harvey and Tre Premberton all got on the scoresheet for Boro.

In the West Division, Leek Town defeated Colne 2-0 thanks to goals from Scott Wara and Tim Grice.

Brocton earned a 3-1 win over Sandbach United in the North West Counties Football League First Division South.

Connor Haddaway, Jake Thomas and Christian Blanchette got the goals for the Badgers.

Sunday saw Eccleshall lose 1-0 away at Isle of Man FC.

Hanley extend unbeaten run

Hanley Town dug deep to find yet another late winner in their 1-0 win away at Lye Town.

The runaway Midland Football League (MFL) Premier Division leaders have Reece Jones to thank for his 90th-minute strike, set up by player-manager Carl Dickinson.

That’s now eight wins and two draws in their last 10 matches, having scored 30 goals in those games.

Lichfield City stay second following a 3-0 win over Haughmond due to strikes from Jack Edwards, Dan Lomas and Charlie Shaw.

Stone Old Alleynians edged a 4-3 thriller with Highgate United while Uttoxeter Town fell to a 2-1 defeat to Bewdley Town.

In Division 1, Stapenhill beat Chelmsley Town 3-0 while Heath Hayes drew 1-1 with Darlaston Town.

Coton Green suffered their first league defeat in ten games, going down 5-3 to Knowle – who were the last side to defeat them in the MFL.

Meanwhile, Bolehall Swifts earned a 1-0 win over Boldmere Sports & Social Falcons – their first home league victory since August 14, the second game of the season.

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