Wainfleet United’s long trip worthwhile after superb display

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WAINFLEET United’s lengthy trip to play Billinghay Reserves was worth the journey after they secured a 3-1 win thanks to a superb all-round display, writes Barry Baker.

Wainfleet made a good start to the Boston and District league match and were two-nil up at the interval through an effort from Phil Simpson and a 25-yard screamer from Bob Jackson.

The Wainfleet keeper, Ryan Medley-Metcalf made some brilliant saves in the first-half to maintain the advantage.

In the second-half Wainfleet went 3-0 up when Michael Parnham scored with a superb strike.

Billinghay scored a consolation goal from the penalty spot with five minutes remaining.

Wainfleet: Ryan Medlay-Metcalf; Jason Carter, Andy Carter, Tom Bone, Richard Dennis; Matthew Broome, Alex Clarke, Phil Simpson, Michael Parnham, Bob Jackson, Tom Jenkins. Subs, Nathan Rawden, Ben Gilbert.

This Saturday Wainfleet are at home against Division One champions Tavern Colts.