Eaton Socon res. 6, Mepal Sports 1
13th April 2019 :: Cambs FA County League MPG 1B
Eaton Ressies secured promotion with a victory over league strugglers Mepal in what was an uncharacteristically scrappy and disjointed performance.
Eaton started well and took the lead when top scorer Alan Moore fired home after racing clear. Mepal were soon level after Joe Jordan hacked down an opponent in the area to give away a penalty that the away team went on to convert. 1-1 at half time with Eaton struggling to find their usual tempo and quality.
The second half started as the first finished with Eaton struggling to find any real rhythm but fortunately good use of a strong bench turned the game in favour of the home team. Lee Griffiths finished well from close range to give the Eagles the lead and then the floodgates opened. Griffiths added a further goal along with Ian Dawkes while Moore scored another two to take his tally to 20 goals in 20 appearances this season.
A good result in the end which meant Eaton secured promotion with two games left to play. One more victory from the final games will see the league title arrive at River Road.
MOM - Ross West