Haverhill Borough edged out by in-form Long Melford
THURLOW NUNN LEAGUE
Long Melford 1 Haverhill Borough 0
A solitary strike by James Clark in first-half stoppage time was enough for Long Melford to defeat Borough and all but seal their promotion to the Premier Division.
Melford played much of the game with a one-man advantage after borough full-back Lee Hurkett received a straight red card for a 16th minute tackle.
Fine goalkeeping by Charlie Turner prevented the hosts from adding to their advantage and the visitors almost snatched a leveller in added time but Cameron Watson’s header was saved acrobatically by Sam Mansfield.
For a full match report buy this Thursday’s (April 16) Haverhill Echo.
Borough return to league action at home to Needham Market Reserves on Friday (17) at 7.45pm.