Last-Gasp Langmead Leaves Curzon Ashton Still In Danger

9 months ago By Steve Whitney

Nuneaton Town snatched a dramatic late point in stoppage time at the Tameside Stadium in the Vanarama National League North against relegation-threatened Curzon Ashton on Monday night.

The Nash started the evening three points above the drop zone with this one plus three more games to go.

A win would virtually assure their place in the division and they started well when Oliver Thornley's powerful strike opened the scoring after 16 minutes.

But Boro battled back to level 5 minutes before half-time when Luther Wildin cut in, leaving defenders in his wake. He played a one-two with Kairo Mitchell and the Antigua & Barbuda international struck the ball home in off the post.

Wildin was involved in Curzon`s second goal on 68 minutes when he was shepherding the ball behind, but he knocked the ball out for a corner and from that set-piece, Tom Elliott brought James Baillie down in the box and he dusted himself down before converting the resulting penalty.

However, a minute into stoppage time, Nuneaton equalised when Billy Daniels` long ball in to the area was met by Kevin Langmead, who watched the ball come over his before hitting a stunning volley that flew into the bottom corner of the net.

Where next?

Dickson Double Helps Chelmsford Move To Third Spot Chelmsford City moved into third place in the Vanarama National League South and virtually sealed a place in the play-offs after a comfortable 3-0 win at Melbourne Stadium against mid-table Wealdstone.
Focus On The National League South Title Race It’s the League that has got everybody talking this season and now we’re down to just two contenders for the National League South title.

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