Enfield 2-2 Dartford.
Enfield were pegged back in the final moments of the match this afternoon against promotion chasing Dartford. Owen Beale returned to the squad after 3 months out injured. Curtis Johnson, Sherwin Stanley & Steve Wright were all nursing knocks from saturday.
The Teams, Enfield 1 Paul Daley 2 Kevin Kilroy 3 Michael Spencer 4 Nick Turner 5 Wes Borghys 6 Paul Oshin 7 Owen Beale,8 Lee Allinson 9 Marlon Stuart ,10 Danny Gabriel 11 Ryan Hall subs 12 Mark Whittington 14 Gbenga Sonuga 15 Leon Rolle 16 Sam Judge 17 Grant Osborn.
Dartford 1 Kevin Hudson 2 Tom Olson 3 Tommy Osbourne 4 Anthony Henry 5 Richard Avery 6 Ryan Hayes 7 Ryan Briggs 8 Ted Ansell 9 Brendan Cass 10 Brad Potter 11 Dave Martin subs 12 Graig maguire 14 Glenn Billiness 15 Steve Hafner 16 Simpson 17 westerman.
A shot from Ryan Hall off target for Es and a dangerous cross from the right and Wes Borghys did well to clear away under pressure from Brendan Cass on 8 mins , After 10 mins a Lee allinson cross was met by the head of Marlon Stuart and Kevin Hudson pulled off a fine one handed save low to his right But on 11 mins Darts took the lead with Ryan Hayes corner met perfectly by the head of Brad Potter his header went into the roof of Paul Daley's net. A long spell of middle of the park stuff for a while with Darts having slightly the better of it.A miss hit shot by Michael Spencer saw the ball fall kindly into the path of Paul Oshin but his shot was blocked by Anthony Henry on 26 mins.. Hayes then got clear of spencer but hooked his shot wide. Danny Gabriel then got behind Darts rearguard but he fired wildly over the bar from a good chance. A piledriver from distance by Tommy Osbourne was then blocked by Nick Turner, A series of Dartford corners put Es under the cosh for a few minutes the 4th of these saw Ryan. Hayes corner almost catch Daley out as the ball went through spencer and Allinson at the near post but some how paul kept it out as he was unsighted. Es went forward and Marlon Stuart had an effort blocked by Avery, But on 40 mins Lee Allinsons corner was met superbly by Nick Turner with Hudson given no chance 1-1 ,On the stroke of Half Time a shot from Brendan Cass flew into Es net but luckily for Enfield an offside flag was raised much to the disgust of the Dartfort fans. Not a very exciting opening to the 2nd half the first chance fell to to Dave Martin from Briggs corner but blazed well over from Daley's punch clear on 52 mins..A shot from Ryan Hall was well wide for Es ,Sam Judge replaced Lee Allinson on 53 mins,And Danny Gabriel then headed a yard wide of Darts goal. And on 65 mins Es took the lead with Owen Beale getting in a fine low cross and Marlon Stuart swept home a neat volley 2-1 to Es . Dartford then replaced Hayes for Billiness and Hafner on for Olson ,Some lapse marking in Darts defence put Ryan Hall in with a good chance but he put his effort inches wide. A foul on Owen Beale and Kevin Kilroy's free kick smacked against Dartfords crossbar on 73 mins, Hall was then booked for a foul on Steve Hafner, The resulting freekick was headed wide by Avery, A few moments later and Hafner's corner was scooped well over by Potter,Briggs freekick was then put miles over by Hafner , Avery then shoots wide from a deep free kick ,Leon Rolle on for Hall 89 mins, Good work from stuart and sam Judge Shoots wide . Marlon stuart then broke free and missed his kick as he tee'd up. But in stoppage time a loss of possession in midfield saw an excellant through ball split Es rearguard and Dangerman Brendan Cass rolled his shot past the oncoming Paul Daley to give Darts a share of the points This was the last significant action .Att 159.
This afternoons easter raffle was won by
1st James Moxham --Giant Teddy & Egg
2nd Mr Hussey of Dartford --Remote control car & Egg .
3rd Phil Munn ---2 Eggs
4th Kevin Lucas-- 1 Egg
5th Sue Borghys --1 Egg
6th Richard Gillman 1--Egg
The Play your cards right game is now a popular pastime for Es fans but the prize of £30 was won by visiting supporter Tina McIntyre. Thanks to everyone who took part in these fund raisers. Thanks also to the Dartford supporters for making the trip, I gather some odd directions were given to some of you .It was a pleasure having you with us today.