Ilkeston Town v Whitby Town, kick-off 3pm at the NMG.
The teams are currently 3rd and 5th in the Northern Premier League, both having won three and lost two.
It’s a nice bank holiday and a good crowd is expected.
Updates will appear here.
Ilkeston Town:
1 Yates, 2 Barrows, 3 Wilder, 4 Eratt-Thompson D, 5 Cox, 6 Fenton, 7 Woakes, 8 Dixon, 9 Howes, 10 Hallam, 11 Walker.
Bench: 12 Hanson, 14 Hill, 15 Eratt-Thompson K, 16 Tolley1 , 19 Woodward.
Whitby Town:
1 Bland, 2 Ritson, 3 Shepard, 4 Gell. 5 Rowe, 6 Beedan, 7 Hawkins, 8 Kethlem, 9 Fewster, 10 Mondal, 11 Haswell.
Bench: 12 Storr, 14 Gratton, 15 Greaves, 16 Doherty, 17 Simpson.
Ilkeston are attacking the car park end.
We are underway.
Matt Yates has to run out and clear as Whitby press in the opening stages.
GOAL for Whitby, 7 mins. 1-0. Lewis Hawkins scores for the visitors following up from a block by Yates.
Jordan Hallam creates a couple of shooting opportunities for Ilkeston but both are dealt with.
Declan Howe gets his head to a cross but it’s well saved by Shane Bland in the Seasiders goal.
Mitchell Woakes shot is tipped over, then Ilkeston get the ball in the net (header by Luke Cox) but it’s given offside.
Ilkeston are doing better now. Whitby are still a threat though.
Howe gets a yellow card for something.
Free kick in a promising position for Ilkeston comes to nothing as keeper collects.
GOAL for Whitby. 44 mins. Mistake by Cox and Adam Gell scores.
GOAL for Whitby. 45 mins. Harry Green, on loan from Middlesbrough, makes it 3-0.
Awful couple of minutes before the break.
Half time: Ilkeston 0 Whitby 3.
Second half is underway.
Ilkeston have a mountain to climb.
Whitby sub Greaves has a chance to make it four but fires wide.
Ilkeston are going forward, as they have to, leaving gaps for Whitby to exploit.
Sub Hill header is saved by Bland.
GOAL for Ilkeston. Declan Eratt-Thompson heads past Bland from a great cross by Hallam. A deserved goal after some Ilkeston pressure. 64 mins. Ilkeston 1 Whitby 3.
Renewed hope as Henri Wilder hits a post! Ilkeston continue to press.
GOAL for Whitby. Greaves scores to restore the visitors’ three goal advantage. 73 mins. 1-4.
Ilkeston are denied a penalty as Hill is flattened in the box. Then Barrows heads just wide following impressive build-up by Fenton and Wilder.
Fenton then replaced by Tolley.
Another near miss. Hanson header is cleared off the line.
GOAL for Ilkeston. Wilder heads in. 90 mins. 2-4.
5 mins added time to be played.
Full time: Ilkeston 2 Whitby 4
Disappointment for the home fans in the bank holiday crowd of 839. A third consecutive defeat for Ilkeston.


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