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More woe for Stratton

PUBLISHED: 09:02 20 January 2009 | UPDATED: 10:51 12 July 2010

Long Stratton slipped to a fifth league defeat in six games, losing 6-1 to visitors Horsford United.

With both Carl Harwin and Jonny Saunders out through suspension, Ricky Braddon started up front and Kelvin Willimott received a recall.

Long Stratton slipped to a fifth league defeat in six games, losing 6-1 to visitors Horsford United.

With both Carl Harwin and Jonny Saunders out through suspension, Ricky Braddon started up front and Kelvin Willimott received a recall.

Stratton started brightly and James Barnes twice tested the Horsford keeper and another long-range effort flew inches past the post. Horsford took the lead though, a tame free-kick rolling into the net.

Another goal followed from a corner and a goalkeeping error handed Horsford a 3-1 lead at the break.

Horsford went 4-1 up through a penalty and with the home side's lack of confidence showing, Horsford, who are a point off the top of the table, added two more to win 6-1. The Wishing Tree shop man of the match was David Storey.

Long Stratton Reserves beat Poringland Wanderers Reserves 6-1 to remain two points clear at the top of the table. Paul Folkard scored a hat-trick, with Danny Larter netting a brace and Terry Green grabbing the other. Mix-a-man of the match was Paul Folkard.


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