E's were the better side in the opening minutes Owen beale had a good chance but put his shot wide ,Neil Hughes was put clean through by Owen Beale but he scuffed his shot badly and the chance was lost. Jon Stevenson was hacked down by Paul Shave but all he got was a talking to by the Referee . Neil Hughes again had another
chance but Ollie Blackwell managed to block his shot ,A shot by Nicky Symons went well over E's Bar Owen Beale's cross found Dave Bound and he was blatently pulled back but the Referee Ignored E's protests . Leon Antoine's corner was hooked over the top by Paul Shave. Paul Oshin with a half chance for E's but he couldn't keep the ball down and it went narrowly over the bar . Keith Martin heads wide for Maldon from a long cross and on 42 mins James Hazell shoots wide for E's . A Dean Parratt freekick was well taken by Richard Wray H/T
2nd half Dean Gilbert's freekick was knocked down by Paul Oshin but Neil Hughes put his shot into the side netting .Dean Parratt's freekick was well saved by Richard Wray . Carl Griffiths shot was hit straight at Richard Wray . From a freekick Nicky Symons Shot was saved by Wray . A furthur moment of controversy by the Referee as James Hazell got clear into Maldon's box and appeared to be hauled back but again the Referee ignored E's frustrated protests . On 70 mins the deadlock was broken as Keith Martin twisted his way into E's box despite two tackles on him he got lucky with the ball rebounding to him and with a a quick turn his shot eluded Richard Wray to put the hosts ahead. Paul Shave was booked for a crude challenge (E's sub Dean Thomas on for Dave Bound) An Owen Beale cross was almost turned home by Dean Thomas but he just couldn't stretch far enough for it.A let off late on for Maldon as Darrren Gould saves Owen Beale's mishit shot ,And at the death Steve Wareham missed a fairly easy chance for Maldon .
Enfield 1 Richard Wray 2 Mark Whittington 3 Wes Borghys 4 Paul Oshin 5 Dean Gilbert 6 Jon Stevenson 7 James Hazell 8 Elvis Balic 9 Neil Hughes 10 Dave Bound 11 Owen Beale subs 12 Dean Thomas 14 Oliver Stroud 15 Nick Turner 16 Sam Judge 17 Dan Anfossy .
Maldon Darren Gould Steve Wareham Yohance Lewis Gary Henty Sheridan Driver Ollie Blackwell Nicky Symons Dean Parratt Carl Griffiths Paul Shave Keith Martin