Search

Thetford sunk by late goal in see-saw battle

PUBLISHED: 20:45 06 November 2017 | UPDATED: 20:45 06 November 2017

Archant

Thetford’s losing streak continued at Ipswich East Suffolk IV as they went down 4-3.

A number of short corners were earned by the visitors in the first half but only one was converted, by Reece Laffar.

IES on the other hand had put two on the scoresheet by half-time, although Kieren Allan had another good game in goal for Thetford as his defence looked a little uncertain at times.

The second half saw a more assured team effort by Thetford and some quality inter-passing and approach play forced a number of fine saves.

Josh Harpur and William Rolfe were impressive through the middle while James Burt and Joe Clarke provided options down the right. The home side made it 3-1 but Thetford never gave up and forced another series of penalty corners from which Laffar converted twice.

A draw looked the likely result until the home side scored their fourth with five minutes to go.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Thetford and Brandon Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Thetford and Brandon Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Thetford and Brandon Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Thetford and Brandon sport

Tue, 16:30

Chris West and Keith Hounslow maintain their composure during a tense battle for victory during the Snetterton Stage Rally, withstanding a strong second-half challenge from the Ian Woodhouse/Jason Leaf crew.

Mon, 20:22

Thetford manager Danny White is aiming for a top 10 finish in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division after his team comfortably beat Haverhill Rovers away 5-0, putting them 12th in the table.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Thetford Town will see it as two points dropped rather than one gained on Saturday.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

A popular cycling event which last year, saw hundreds of cyclists, young and old, take to two wheels and peddle their way through nine Norfolk market towns is set to return for a third year.

Most Read

Monday, February 27, 2017

Thetford Dolphins Swimming Club held the second round of their mini gala at Thetford Waterworld and the 75 competing swimmers managed between them one new club record, 68 personal bests and 13 new times.

Read more
Francesca Long
Tue, 16:30

Chris West and Keith Hounslow maintain their composure during a tense battle for victory during the Snetterton Stage Rally, withstanding a strong second-half challenge from the Ian Woodhouse/Jason Leaf crew.

Read more
Ford
Mon, 20:22

Thetford manager Danny White is aiming for a top 10 finish in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division after his team comfortably beat Haverhill Rovers away 5-0, putting them 12th in the table.

Read more
Danny White
Monday, November 6, 2017

Thetford’s losing streak continued at Ipswich East Suffolk IV as they went down 4-3.

Read more
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

More than 70 trophies were presented to the 2015 winners at Thetford Golf Club, along with another 30 players who received glassware as Medal and Stableford winners over the year.

Read more
Trevor Wignall

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 4°C

min temp: -2°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Thetford and Brandon e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter