Fab fightback sees Diss win thriller
Diss Town 3, Team Bury 3Diss, who do not have a game this weekend, produced a sensational finish to claim a Division One draw after trailing 3-1 with three minutes to go on Tuesday night.
Diss Town 3, Team Bury 3
Diss, who do not have a game this weekend, produced a sensational finish to claim a Division One draw after trailing 3-1 with three minutes to go on Tuesday night.
The Tangerines went behind early on when Ryan Clark's lofted shot left Matty Webster stranded. Webster then had to go off injured, with outfield player John Abbott replacing him for the final 70 minutes. Abbott was soon beaten by John Curry, and although Dan Wynne put Diss on the scoresheet just before the break. Will Hitter made it 3-1 early in the second half.
The fightback began when George Watts-Sturrock hit an unstoppable 25-yarder in the 87th minute. Then Watts-Sturrock provided the cross for Chris Given to head the injury-time equaliser.
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Whitton United 0, Diss Town 5
Jordan Rocastle scored four of the five second-half goals after the teams went in level at the break at 0-0.
Both sides hit the crossbar in the early stages - Anton Clarke for Whitton and Jordan Rocastle for Diss - but there were no clear- cut chances in a half where the wind seemed the real winner.
Diss opened the scoring in the 50th minute when Rocastle took advantage of hesitancy in the home defence where a long, bouncing ball was not dealt with and Rocastle raced on to shoot in from an acute angle.
Two minutes later Rocastle was again quickest to react and scored, although defender Alan Mills got the last touch.
Two became three as the Tangerines scored a third goal inside five minutes when Stuart Garner crossed from the left for Dan Wynne to lay the ball back for Luke Catchpole to shoot home.
Wynne was again the provider as Rocastle fired in to complete his hat-trick in the 82nd minute.
Just before the end Rocastle made it 5-0 with his fourth.
This time he needed no help from others as he cut in from the right and, having beaten two defenders, shot in past Darren Moyes to send the travelling Diss fans home happy.