Mansfield cannot prevent big score

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THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE

FIRST DIVISION

Long Melford 0

March Town United 4

It is just one league win in nine now for Melford after a heavy home defeat to March Town on Saturday.

Lewis Thompson capitalised on poor defending after just five minutes and Melford keeper Sam Mansfield prevented several more before Danny Emington made it 2-0.

Justin Crissell had a header cleared off the line for Melford, but two goals in the last 15 minutes for March finishing the one-sided scoreline, with Thompson (penalty) and Emmington both getting their second of the game.

n Melford travel across the Norfolk border to play Fakenham Town on Saturday (3pm).

n The First Division’s bottom two face off when Cornard United host Stowmarket Town on Saturday (3pm), the former having lost 5-0 to Great Yarmouth Town last Saturday, to make it 32 league games without a win.