East Budleigh end Fresha League season with draw at Heavitree

PUBLISHED: 11:08 22 May 2014

Archant

Heavitree Social 3, East Budleigh 3

East Budleigh completed their league campaign with a share of the points at Heavitree, but will have been disappointed not to have won the game after leading 3-0 at the break, writes Mark Auton.

Budleigh produced a top drawer first half and Mike White went close for the Jays before they took a 22nd minute lead.

Jack Howarth it was who scored a fine individual goal with a run from the halfway line and an accomplished finish.

Six minutes later Howarth produced a fine cut back to claim an assist from which Dan Atkinson converted Budleigh’s second from close range.

Budleigh were ruthless at this stage! The never-say-die attitude of Aiden Martin saw him win the ball back, set up Atkinson and he turned and fired into the roof of the net.

The hosts’ linesman denied Budleigh a fourth flagging for offside against Howarth although it was Atkinson who scored!

The match official consulted his assistant and the goal was wiped off!

The home side looked a totally different side in the second half and were back in the game three minutes after the re-start.

Minute’s later Budleigh linesman John West flagged in for offside as Heavitree scored their second, but the referee over-ruled his assistant!

The levelling goal eventually came from the penalty spot with Budleigh keeper Rob Dance a fingertip away from keeping it out.

Dance then made a couple more fine saves, while Budleigh had another goal chalked off when Howarth was offside from a Josh Sale free-kick.

For Budleigh Sale and Howarth both worked tirelessly.

It has been a good season for this East Budleigh side who have blooded a number of young players and finish in a very respectable mid-table position.

They will now look to build on this squad going into the new season and to challenge for the promotion positions.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Exmouth Journal visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Exmouth Journal staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Exmouth Journal account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Sport Stories

Yesterday, 10:32

Lympstone ABCs Jack Silk,16 Yrs, 62kgs, is following in his younger brothers footsteps as he was successful at the ABA Youth Championships held at the TA Centre, South London at the weekend.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:33

Blues started the game brightly and took the lead after early pressure forced Exmouth to put the ball into their own net.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:31

Kilworthy on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, is the location for the Lamerton Point-to-Point fixture to be held on Sunday (March 26), writes Donna Harris.

Read more
Yesterday, 09:21

Most of the competitions this week have produced high scores which will no doubt lead to some adjusting of handicaps, writes John Bridgman.

Read more
Tue, 14:10

Local music teacher Kevin Hurst has retained the East Budleigh Blitz Chess Championship with a score of nine points.

Read more
Tue, 10:12

This has been an exceptionally busy week for our representative ladies with the Finals of the County Competitions together with inter-area finals of National competitions, writes Jude Latta.

Read more
Tue, 10:11

Exmouth Netball Club member Erin Humphries has been recognised for her sterling commitment to the sport of netball.

Read more
Tue, 10:11

Withycombe Under-14s were 19-12 winners when they met Sidmouth.

Read more
Tue, 10:10

Will Biddick and Byron Moorcroft each scored doubles at breezy and overcast Buckfastleigh on Sunday, writes Granville Taylor.

Read more
Tue, 10:09

Exeter City Football in the Community are launching a new Girls Football Development Centre in partnership with Exeter City Ladies Football Club, writes Richard Walsh.

Read more

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 8°C

min temp: 6°C

Most Read Sport

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder


HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications