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Bostik Premier: Wingate & Finchley thrashed at Folkestone Invicta; Bostik North: Haringey Borough win at Hertford Town

PUBLISHED: 11:00 18 February 2018 | UPDATED: 10:49 20 February 2018

Wingate & Finchley manager Keith Rowland (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Wingate & Finchley manager Keith Rowland (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

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Bostik Premier: Folkestone Invicta 5 Wingate & Finchley 0; Bostik North: Hertford Town 0 Haringey Borough 1

Tom Loizou issues instructions to his Haringey Borough team from the touchline against Leyton Orient (pic: Simon O'Connor). Tom Loizou issues instructions to his Haringey Borough team from the touchline against Leyton Orient (pic: Simon O'Connor).

Wingate & Finchley endured a difficult afternoon at Folkestone Invicta, going down 5-0 in Kent in the Bostik Premier.

The first half was relatively quiet chance-wise, with the only attempt of the first 20 minutes coming from Ade Yusuff who was unable to beat Shane Gore in the Wingate goal with his low strike.

Despite the lack of creativity from either side early on, the first goal came in avoidable fashion. Yusuff broke down the right hand side and Eales caught the Folkestone man with a sliding tackle causing the referee to point to the spot. Yusuff, who won the penalty, stepped up and duly converted to send the home side into the lead despite Gore going the right way.

Few chances were created in the remainder of the first period however Johan ter Horst dragged a low shot wide of the post and Ian Draycott’s header was saved easily by Gore as the hosts searched for a second.

Just three minutes into the second period Wingate could have equalised – Reece Beckles-Richards’ corner wasn’t cleared effectively and the ball fell to Marc Charles-Smith however the striker saw his shot on the turn caught comfortably by Tim Roberts.

The second goal came just before the hour mark and it came after a Wingate man giving the ball away — Yusuff pounced on the mistake and played ter Horst through on goal, allowing the midfielder to slot past Gore and make it 2-0 to Folkestone.

The Blues’ best chance of the match came a matter of minutes after ter Horst’s goal — Charles-Smith did well to retain the ball on the right despite the challenge of a defender and passed to substitute Afolabi Obafemi but his attempt was weak and easily caught by Roberts.

Yusuff should have made it 3-0 on 71 minutes but managed to head over from a matter of yards out after latching onto Draycott’s header.

Any hopes of a Wingate comeback were quashed a minute later. A foul from Sean Cronin saw him receive his second booking and his marching orders and the visitors were down to 10 men.

After the red card the floodgates were open and the third did come with 10 minutes to go. A throughball cut open the Wingate defence and Ter Horst got on the end of it to finish well and grab his brace.

Substitute Joe Taylor got the fourth on 85 minutes – Yusuff crossed a perfect ball into Taylor who tapped in for 4-0.

The final goal came in stoppage time – a cross from the right was met by another substitute, Tom Walmsley, whose looping header found the net.

This defeat sends Wingate into 8th place and whilst this second defeat in a row is a knock to their playoff hopes, they remain in the chasing pack.

Folkestone: Roberts, Vincent, Blanks, Dolan, Davies, Newman, ter Horst (Walmsley 86), Aboagye, Draycott (Madden 88), Yusuff (Joseph 81), McCann.

Subs: Shaw.

Wingate: Gore, Williams, Humphrey, Eales, Cronin, Ifil, Moncur (Ebelebe 68), Laney, Charles-Smith, Beckles-Richards (Obafemi 60), Tejan-Sie (Alfano 76).

Subs: Pattie, Monville.

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Lawrence Yiga’s second-half goal helped Haringey Borough to a 1-0 success at Hertford Town in the Bostik North.

After a goalless first half, Yiga scored the only goal of the game in the 54th minute for Boro.

With Maldon & Tiptree losing at Canvey Island, the result means Tom Loizou’s men move to within a point of the play-offs.

Hertford: Mann, Thomson, Toner, Lowen, Sharman, Beck, Light (Lutaaya 76), Illsley, Osei, Ruff (Cole 67), O’Connor.

Subs: Stewart, Palmer, Crook.

Haringey: Pajetet, Appiah, Olufemi, Yiga, Mitchell, Stone, Richards, Djassi-Sambu, Gabriel (Asamoah 90), Staunton, McDonald (Ademiluyi 72).

Subs: Byfield, Sach, Luke.

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