Non League: Yeading Town 1 Clapton CFC 3

Josh Adejokun marshalled by Yeading defenders (Pic: Nick Davidson)

Josh Adejokun marshalled by Yeading defenders (Pic: Nick Davidson) - Credit: Archant

Clapton Community’s men’s team earned a hard-fought three points against Yeading Town with a 3-1 win in Uxbridge on Saturday.

Midway through an uneventful opening period, the visitors took the lead from an own goal, as Yeading defender Ben Clargo headed in from a Clapton corner.

But the hosts struck back right away as a penalty was given for handball and Clargo buried emphatically, at the right end this time.

Although just before the break, he had another unfortunate mishap, as another Clapton corner pinged into the box and went in off the same player.

Clapton's Eliot Crosbie was sent to the sin bin for ten minutes for dissent before Clapton were awarded a penalty, he did the same to Sherwin Stanley, after an argument about where exactly on the spot the ball should be placed.

You may also want to watch:

Lewis Owiredu stepped in and dispatched the spot kick to give Clapton a 3-1 lead.

The game finished with ten players on either side, Crosbie and Stanley came back on, only for the former to be given a straight red card for a late challenge while a Yeading player was then sin binned for a further outburst.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus