Framlingham Town end poor run with big win over Debenham LC

Max Willett celebrates his strike for Fram. Pictures: DEAN WARNER

Max Willett celebrates his strike for Fram. Pictures: DEAN WARNER - Credit: Archant

Thurlow Nunn First Division Debenham LC 1 Framlingham Town 4 Framlingham secured three points and achieved the double over a Debenham team that were on a six match unbeaten run and end a poor run for the visitors of not having won for the last five games.

Man-of-the-match Danny Smith scores for Framlingham at Debenham

Man-of-the-match Danny Smith scores for Framlingham at Debenham - Credit: Archant

On a bright sunny afternoon at the Leisure Centre the pitch was very hard however Framlingham dominated the first half winning headers, tackles and scoring three goals.

On eight minutes Max Willett had the first shot on target and man of the match Danny Smith miscued from a corner.

It was on 15 minutes the visitors took the lead when a sideways pass from Smith set up Chris Boardley who volleyed over

the keeper from inside the penalty area, a goal well deserved from the amount of early posession Fram had.

Chris Boardley celebrates opening the scoring for Fram

Chris Boardley celebrates opening the scoring for Fram - Credit: Archant


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The visitors continued to push forward as Kerridge had a shot blocked by Debenham’s captain Brock before Smith shot well over the bar from close range.

Debenham managed to venture into the Fram area after 33 minutes, the lively Paris Tuwizana earning a corner.

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On 37 minutes Alex Bevens played a diagonal ball into Willett’s path and he kept the ball rolling for Danny Smith to get past Brock and score at the second attempt.

Two minutes later John Kerridge used his strength to get a shot in but the keeper was unable to prevent the ball from bouncing away to Willett who powered a third goal for the visitors from close range.

On 43 minutes Rose had his first save to make as Tuwizana found a way past Johson to shoot at an angle.

With Debenham introducing all three subs for the second half they pulled a goal back on 54 minutes from the penalty spot, Tuwizana scoring to the right of keeper Rose.

As Debenham pushed forward in search of another goal they had a shout for another penalty turned down and in the aftermath of questions to the referee subsitute Zehann Young was red carded for threatening behaviour towards a Framlingham player.

Willett had an excellent chance to increase Fram’s lead but shot at the keeper when through on goal before an own goal really settled affairs in the 81st minutes following a Johnson header.

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