Stowmarket Town assistant manager Paul Musgrove admitted his side had to weather an early storm before knocking higher-league Mildenhall Town out of this season’s Suffolk Premier Cup, writes Nick Garnham.
A 79th minute strike from skipper Luke Butcher salvaged a point for Mildenhall in a game where the home side could have easily taken all three, as they struck the woodwork three times and had a penalty saved, writes Dave Meeson
A goal in the opening minutes of each half proved sufficient to give the Surrey side the points, despite a late rally from Needham which saw them grab a consolation goal in injury time, writes John Campany.
Needham Market manager Richard Wilkins has expressed his surprise at the impact of new signing Ryan Gibbs, but remains in the loan market for a new striker, ahead of Saturday’s Bostik Premier home clash with Wingate & Finchley.
Mark Morsley bowed out as Needham Market manager in the best way possible last night, after the Marketmen lifted the Suffolk Premier Cup with a 3-2 win over Lowestoft Town at Colchester United’s Weston Homes Community Stadium.