Nine-man Robins hold on for win

Great Yarmouth Town 2 Ely City 4

THE Robins were forced to play the second half with nine-men after striker Richard Chadwick and goalkeeper Lee Pacey were given their marching orders.

Despite their reduced numbers, Alan Alsop’s men came out on top over already-relegated Yarmouth, with a hat-trick from Richard Gammon and a Chadwick penalty wrapping up the win.

The Robins were made to sweat late on however, after Yarmouth put two late goals past stand-in keeper Austen Diaper.

The three points keeps Ely top of the Ridgeons Premier Division, though Wroxham could leapfrog them if they beat FC Clacton on Tuesday evening.

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Ely meanwhile, will take on Royston Town for a spot in the final of the Cambs Invitation Cup against Soham. Kick off at the Unwin Ground is at 7.45pm.

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