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Grays Athletic
AFC Sudbury
Full time
J Whight (63')
Sat 13 Jan 15:00 - The Bostik Football League - North Division Attendance 157

Defeat At Grays

Run Of Draws Ends

AFC slipped to a 3-1 defeat away at a cold Parkside against Grays Athletic in front of an attendance given as 157.

New striker Phil Kelly made his debut up front for Sudbury, but could not get on the scoresheet. Grays went in at the interval a goal up when Kieran Bishop scored three minutes before the break.

The home side scored again two minutes after the restart this time from the penalty spot when Sam Mills was adjudged to have committed a trip. Adeyinka Cole stepped to give Jake Jessup no chance. Just passed the hour mark after making a double substitution, with Mehki McKenzie and Milo Grimes coming off and the returning Max Booth and Tom Maycock going on AFC scored. The goal came from a trademark free kick and the left foot of Captain Joe Whight struck from just on the edge of the penalty area and going in after hitting the crossbar.

AFC made one further substitution with Jake Clowsley going off having taken a knock, and Tom Dettmar replaced him with thirteen minutes left.

There was to be no equaliser as the home side scored a third with the scorer, Bishop looking yards offside, a minute before time to take all three points.

Despite the defeat AFC remain in fourteenth place in the Bostik North table.

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Key moments

Goal Joe Whight scores for AFC Sudbury


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77:00 Sub Off
Jake Clowsley is substituted off for AFC Sudbury
77:00 Sub On
Tom Dettmar is substituted on for AFC Sudbury
63:00 Goal 0 - 1
Joe Whight scores for AFC Sudbury
62:00 Sub Off
Mekhi McKenzie is substituted off for AFC Sudbury
62:00 Sub On
Tom Maycock is substituted on for AFC Sudbury
61:00 Sub On
Max Booth is substituted on for AFC Sudbury
61:00 Sub Off
Milo Grimes is substituted off for AFC Sudbury
Start of the game
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As it happened

  • Grays Athletic
  • AFC Sudbury
  • 0
  • Max Booth Sub On 61:00'
  • Milo Grimes Sub Off 61:00'
  • Mekhi McKenzie Sub Off 62:00'
  • Tom Maycock Sub On 62:00'
  • Joe Whight Goal 63:00'
  • Tom Dettmar Sub On 77:00'
  • Jake Clowsley Sub Off 77:00'

Team selection

Jessup, Jake Jessup, Jake
Mills, Sam Mills, Sam
Clowsley, Jake Clowsley, Jake
 McKenzie , Mekhi McKenzie , Mekhi
Grimes, Milo Grimes, Milo
Miller, Ian Miller, Ian
Whight, Joe Whight, Joe
Holland, Billy Holland, Billy
Horne, Ryan Horne, Ryan
Kelly, Phil Kelly, Phil
Peters, Ollie Peters, Ollie

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# Team Pl Pts
10. Dereham Town 44 62
11. Witham Town 44 59
12. AFC Sudbury 45 56
13. Soham Town Rangers 44 55
14. Hertford Town 44 54
15. Grays Athletic 43 53
16. Aveley 44 53

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