Wells sink the Lifeboatmen

Caister 1, Wells Town 3

AGAINST the Lifeboatmen at Allendale Road, the Seasiders again put in a solid performance against their improving hosts to stay five points clear at the top of Anglian Combination Division One with a game in hand.

The match started brightly and both sides created chances to break the deadlock. On 30 minutes a three-man move involving Grocott, Cawston and Sutherland-Gray was ended by the latter, who gave the home keeper no chance.

Within minutes Wells were 2-0 ahead. East turned and volleyed home from 18 yards.

Caister battled and had chances, but were denied by solid defending and safe handling by Molyneux.

Both sides re-started brightly and in the 65th minute Grocott, who had worked tirelessly all afternoon, was rewarded when he turned his marker and placed a perfect shot out of the reach of the home keeper.

Wells’ defence of Page, Cooper, Franks and Frary were kept busy all match.

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Caister still pushed forward and were rewarded with a last-minute spot-kick, which was converted.

Wells Town host Poringland on Saturday at 2.30pm.