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Sharman on the spot to rescue City
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Nov 11, 2017, 17:03

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EVO-STIK South - East Division: Marlow 3 Cambridge City 3

City had a 90th minute Ryan Sharman penalty to thank for rescuing a game in which they had twice held the lead. City lead at half-time, but conceded twice in the second half and looked to be heading for defeat before the dramatic finale.

On taking on Marlow, City met up with a couple of former Lilywhites. Brothers Kelvin and Allen Bossman were with City during the 2013-14 season with Kelvin finding the net seven times. This time round it was City’s latest goal-getter that was to the fore when Ryan Sharman gave City the lead from a header in only the 9th minute, grabbing his 14th goal of the season in the process.

All season, City have had a habit of taking the lead in games, but failing to hold that advantage, and today was no exception when Marlow pulled level with a Jahson Downes thunderbolt that flashed past Niall Conroy in the City goal.

Fortunately, City’s ability to concede goals has been offset by their ability to score them and Sharman restored the Lilywhite’s lead five minutes before the break with his second of the game.

However, City’s defensive frailties came back to haunt them after the break. The Lilywhites appeared to be comfortable holding onto their lead, but two shots for the home side both earned goals and turned the game on its head. Allen Bossman found the net in the 70th minute and that was quickly followed in the 82nd by a Jordan Brown strike.

With time running out, City needed a quick response and it came from the penalty spot. Sharman was brought crashing down and the striker picked himself up to hold his nerve and smash home the spot kick and bag both a hattrick for himself and a point for his side.

City Line-up
1. Niall Conroy
2. Ben Robinson
3. Mark Coulson
4. Ross Paterson
5. Jordan Gent
6. Ian Miller (c)
7. Salim Relizani
8. Mason Spence
9. Lewis Wilson
10.Ryan Sharman (goal 9, 40, pen 90)
11.Tom Knowles

12.Buster Harradine
14.Nathan Olukanmi (11-73)
15.Ollie Snaith (7-73)
16.Adam Capel

Marlow: 1.Simon Grant, 2.Junaid Bell, 3.Jordan Lee-Brown, 4.Jahson Downes (goal 26), 5.Ryan Wharton, 6.Chris Ovenden (c), 7.Allen Bossman (goal 70), 8.Richard Witt, 9.Kelvin Bossman, 10.Jordan Brown (goal 82), 11.Isaac Osei-Tutu

Subs: 12.Curtis Chapple (9-70), 14.Jay Welch, 15.Kameron English (11-24), 16.Jordace Holder-Spooner (4-83), GK.Oneal Garnes

Referee: Tom Danaher
Assistants: Spencer Brewer and Simon Parbery

Attendance: 138

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