Totton sunk by Boxing Day cracker

Justin Bennett

Justin Bennett

First published in Sport Daily Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Non-league football reporter

AFC Totton were the fall guys as Gosport Borough extended their impressive unbeaten run to nine Southern Premier games at Privett Park yesterday.

Steve Riley’s Stags wound up 1-0 Boxing Day losers – victims of a magnificent 19th-minute strike from former Andover and Eastleigh marksman Justin Bennett.

It was Totton’s third league game without a win but, in the eyes of manager Steve Riley, they deserved better – and would have got it but for a remarkable show of resistance from Borough keeper Nathan Ashmore.

“We deserved something out of the game, but Justin Bennett’s scored a worldy and the goalkeeper has denied us with three or four top-drawer saves,” he said.

Full report and more non-league football in today's Daily Echo

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