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Craig Cooper10 Feb - 17:49
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Leiston lose at home to Barwell this afternoon

Leiston went down 2-1 at home to Leicestershire side Barwell this afternoon.

Midfielder Beck Ray-Enoru put the away side ahead on 21 minutes, the player capitalising on a mistake in the home defence and striking into the roof of Sam Donkin’s net.

Nine minutes into the second period, a strike across the Blues goal was turned in by Jahvan Davidson-Miller to double the visitors advantage. However, Eddie Jackson pulled a goal back with a strike on the edge of the area on 62 minutes and Leiston tried for a leveller late on but the Barwell defence stood firm.

Blues side: - Donkin, Casement (sub Loza 63 mins), Dunbar, Lavin, Bailey-Dennis, Eddie Jackson, Crane, Dronfield, Armin, Dronfield (sub Mitchell Jackson 86 mins), Manly, Quantrell. Subs not used: - McNeil, Ryan Jarvis.

Match Sponsor, Mrs Sue Tugwell, Man Of The Match: - Eddie Jackson. Thanks to Sue for her sponsorship this afternoon and to Mr Steve Coulter, who sponsored the match ball today.

Today’s attendance was 187. Thanks for your support today.

The Blues are next in action when they visit Needham Market on Tuesday evening (7.45pm kick off).

Leiston U23’s beat AFC Sudbury Reserves 2-0 away from home this afternoon. A goal in either half from Charlie Atkin (penalty) and Ethan Oldman secured a good win against a side who could still get in the play-offs this campaign.

The U23’s host Wivenhoe Town on Tuesday night. (7.45pm kick off).

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