Bridgham United 2 Hingham Athletic Res 1: Home comforts for United

Bridgham beat Hingham Athletic Reserves at the weekend. Picture: Archant

Bridgham beat Hingham Athletic Reserves at the weekend. Picture: Archant - Credit: Shirley D Whitlow

Bridgham Utd 2 Hingham Ath Res 1

Bridgham Utd finally played a home game after three months of major pitch damage when they entertained Hingham Athletic Res.

The game was a bit scrappy with the away side firing an early half chance over but it was Bridgham who took the lead in the 14th minute when a good passing move ended with Lewis Bishop scoring from a Jack Green cross for 1-0.

Tom Wood saw his effort well saved with Hingham shooting a chance wide and just before half-time keeper Lee Freeman denied the away side.

Hingham started the second half firing a shot over whilst at the other end Wood shot wide. Hingham made it 1-1 in the 50th minute with a good finish and were then denied another when Freeman produced a superb save low down to push the ball around the post.


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George Palmer then saw an effort saved and then fired another into the side netting.

Bridgham retook the lead in the 69th minute whilst playing with 10 players due to a sin bin when Green crossed and Wood slotted home for 2-1. Hingham pushed for an equaliser and just missed with a header in the 86th minute but were then handed a great chance from the penalty spot after a foul but the Hingham player fired over the bar and with it their chance of a point.

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