Hitchin Town v Ilkeston Town updates from 3pm.
It’s Ilkeston’s final game of the season against a team who are below them but have a good home record – Played 20, Won 8, Drawn 9, Lost 3.
Ilkeston have two supporters buses making the trip to the Top Field ground in Hertfordshire.
Ilkeston will finish the season in 7th or 8th position, depending on today’s result and the result of Redditch’s game. Both have 61 points before kick-off.
We’ll also have goal flashes from Derby, Forest and Notts County.
It looks like Ilkeston have only just got a team together – they have no substitutes!
Today’s teamsheets:
Hitchin Town:
1 Joshua Mollison, 2 Kye Tearle, 3 Layne Eadie, 4 Toby Syme, 5 Claren Jones, 6 Lewis Barker, 7 Diogo Freitas-Gouveia, 8 Joshua Coldicott-Stevens, 9 Jack Snelus, 10 Daniel Idiakhoa, 11 Finley Wilkinson.
Bench: 12 Bradley Bull, 14 Joshua Allen, 15 Ashley Hay, 16 Stephen Gleeson, 17 Kavan Cotter.
Ilkeston Town:
1 Harvey Woodward, 2 Harley Kozluk, 3 Henri Wilder, 4 Jack Thomas, 5 Lloyd Patterson, 6 Kieran Fenton, 7 Tom Hilton, 8 Ollie Brown-Hill, 9 Leroy Lita, 10 Mitchell Woakes, 11 Tristan Bennett.
Nobody on the Bench.
Hitchin’s ground is lovely. The weather’s fine. It’s a grass pitch and it looks in perfect condition. And we’re are underway.
Shots at both ends in first five minutes. Hitchin header wide and Jack Thomas shot over the bar.
[Latest: Maidstone 0 Notts Co 1]
Ilkeston fans behind one goal are making themselves heard despite Hitchin having the edge. Quite a decent crown here.
Harvey Woodward between the posts for Ilkeston makes a great save and is applauded by both the home and travelling fans. And again as Hitchin press. Ilkeston are hanging on just now.
[Latest: Maidstone 0 Notts Co 2]
Diogo Freitas-Gouveia (ex-Milton Keynes Dons) is looking very impressive for Hitchin. He and Daniel Idiakhoa are a big threat.
GOAL for Hitchin. It was coming. Joshua Coldicott-Stevens gives his side the lead. Woodward got a hand to his shot but couldn’t stop it. 35 mins. Hitchin 1 Ilkeston 0.
Another good save by Woodward from a glancing header.
Henri Wilder breaks into Hitchin territory but sees his teasing cross diverted away.
Woodward saves again as Hitchin counter.
At last a real chance for Ilkeston as Ollie Brown Hill goes through but they only end up with a corner after a deflection takes the ball over the bar.
Half time: Hitchin 1 Ilkeston 0.
[HTs: Derby 0 Burton 0; Liverpool 0 Nottm Forest 0; Maidstone 0 Notts Co. 2]
Great support by the Ilkeston fans here. They haven’t had a lot to cheer because Hitchin have been well on top, but that hasn’t stopped them encouraging their side. It’s only 1-0, so who knows what the second half holds.
They’re back behind the goal after their Cornish pasty and chips as the second half begins.
Harvey Woodward is soon called upon to make another save turning a shot round his post.
Leroy Lita makes a run forward for Ilkeston but his shot is blocked by a defender.
[Latest: Three quick second half goals at Anfield: Liverpool 2 Nottm Forest 1. Derby v Burton still 0-0.]
GOAL for Hitchin. Gouveia scores. 61 mins. Hitchin 2 Ilkeston 0.
{Latest: Derby 1 Burton 0. McGoldrick pen.; Maidstone 0 Notts Co. 3; Liverpool 3 Nottm Forest 2]
Chance for Ilkeston as Lita is fouled on the edge of the area. But Keiran Fenton puts the free kick well over the bar.
Jamie Ward has had to go to the Ilkeston fans behind the goal. Looks like the Hitchin goalkeeper has complained about something. We’re back underway.
GOAL for Hitchin. It’s 3-0, 77 mins.
Attendance today at Top Field: 812.
[Latest: Maidstone hit back with 2 in 2 mins! Maidstone 2 Notts Co. 3]
Ilkeston are struggling now with seemingly no way back into this game.
PENALTY for Ilkeston. The ref points to the spot after Leroy Lita is felled in the area.
GOAL! Lita nets from the spot. Hitchin 3 Ilkeston 1. 90 mins.
Full time: Hitchin 3 Ilkeston 1.
[Full time: Derby 1 Burton 0; Liverpool 3 Nottm Forest 2; Maidstone 2 Notts County 5.]


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