Double won over Long Melford

Haverhill completed the double over Melford, adding this win to the 3-0 away victory last Saturday.

Ridgeons League First Division football

Haverhill Rovers 3

Long Melford 1

Haverhill completed the double over Melford, adding this win to the 3-0 away victory last Saturday.


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They opened the scoring after 22 minutes when a cross by Edwards was brought down by Hunt for Hewson to volley into the net.

A good save by goalkeeper Watcham denied Hewson a second goal before Melford equalised in the 64th minute, Haverhill defender Dourado adjudged to have fouled Maurel and French scoring from the penalty kick.

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The hosts regained their lead eight minutes later when Palmer touched a through ball by Hewson, past Watcham and his cut back allowed Welsh to bundle the ball home.

The win was confirmed four minutes into added time when substitute Kent held the ball up and his square pass found fellow sub Brindley who turned a strike a left-foot shot into the bottom left corner from 15 yards out.

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