Ilkeston v Bamber Bridge
Ilkeston Town
1 Yates, 2 Anderson, 3 Parker, 4 Minkley, 5 Perch, 6 Cox, 7 Goodson, 8 Errat-Thompson D, 9 Walker, 10 Starkie, 11 Brandy.
Bench : 12 Hallam, 14 Keane, 15 Eratt-Thompson K, 16 Wilder, 17 Hanson.
Bamber Bridge
1 Pradic, 2 Churchman, 3 Baxter, 4 Squires, 5 Wilson, 6 Forbes, 7 Scarborough, 8 Potts, 9 Holt, 10 Edwards, 11 Benns.
Bench : 12 Cullen, 14 Butterworth, 15 Billington, 16 Sinclair, 17 Bayode.
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It’s 0-0 at half-time after a series of missed chances at both ends.
There was a scramble in the Bamber Bridge penalty area which gave Ilkeston their best opportunity to score but the ball just wouldn’t go in.
Second half is now underway.
GOAL for Ilkeston. Great start to the half. An indirect free kick just inside to area sees Jamie Walker’s effort deflected wide. From L’Varn Brandy’s corner Luke Cox heads in. 1-0. 48 mins.
Bridge go straight down the pitch but Ilkeston eventually clear the danger.
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Well, Ilkeston are in front but it’s all Bamber Bridge at the moment. Ilkeston are struggling to get the ball off them.
Starkie gets a yellow card for an over zealous challenge.
Bridge shot goes over the bar.
Both teams make changes.
Zak Goodson replaced by Cieron Keane.
Jordan Hallam replaces Declan Eratt-Thompson.
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Bridge continue to put pressure on the Ilkeston defence. Keeper Matt Yates is doing well.
A Jamie Walker shot is blocked in a rare Ilkeston attack.
Yates saves Ilkeston with an excellent stop as Bridge keep up the onslaught.
Hallam tries his luck with a long shot and it’s not far wide.
Another great save by Yates. He’s Ilkeston’s hero.
Brandy is hurt and replaced by Henri Wilder.
Not long to go now.
Five added minutes for Ilkeston to hold out.
Bridge are still pressing. They get a corner and it’s claimed brilliantly by Yates.
Ilkeston get a breakaway but it ends with offside.
Another Bridge corner is scrambled away.
Peep! It’s over. Ilkeston survive to take all three points.
Full time: Ilkeston Tn 1 Bamber Bridge 0


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