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Swifts Downed

5 months ago By Tony Simpson

AFC Collect All Three Points

This was an exciting and very good performance by AFC as they defeated previously unbeaten Heybridge Swifts, coming twice from behind to take all three points and climb three places up the Bostik North table.

The visitors with five ex-AFC players in their side took the lead on the half hour mark when the ball was put away from close range by Luque. That was the score at the interval and it took a penalty sixty-four minutes into the game for AFC to draw level. Sam Clarke scoring the spot kick.

Luque got his second of the game from a well taken free kick, the ball going in off the post to beat Paul Walker. The home side responded well and Louis Blake (pictured) broke his goalscoring duck by netting from close range to even the game up with eighteen minutes left.

On eighty-five minutes AFC got the winning goal with Adam Mills blasting home from the edge of the box. Mills however blotted his copy book when having been earlier booked for a rash trip he committed another foul and was given a second yellow and thus a red card.

Three welcome points from a good performance as AFC take to the road on Tuesday to play Soham Town Rangers.

AFC Reserves won 2-0 away to March Town United and AFC's other Reserve side drew 2-2 away to Waltham Abbey Reserves.

Updated 19:32 - 23 Sep 2017 by Tony Simpson

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Fixtures
Sat 24 Feb
a
AFC Sudbury Development (Essex Senior Reserve League) Gt Wakering Rovers Reserves
League 14:00
a
AFC First Team (Bostik North) Bowers & Pitsea
League 15:00
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AFC Reserves (Thurlow Nunn First Division) Framlingham Town
League 15:00
Sun 25 Feb
a
Under 14 's (Eastern J A) St Ives Town
League TBC
a
Under 16's (Eastern Junior Alliance) Stanway Rovers
League 10:00
h
Under 13's (Eastern Junior Alliance) Concord Rangers
Cup 10:00
h
Under 15's (Eastern Junior Alliance) Buckhurst Hill
League 12:00
Wed 28 Feb
a
AFC Sudbury U'19s (National League U19 Alliance) Lowestoft Town
League 14:00
Thu 1 Mar
h
AFC Academy (Thurlow Nunn Youth League) Sporting 87
League 19:45
Sat 3 Mar
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AFC First Team (Bostik North) Witham Town
League 15:00
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AFC Reserves (Thurlow Nunn First Division) Downham Town
League 15:00

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