GALLERY & VIDEO: Showboat Jimson seals 3-1 victory for Wisbech Town with classy backheel

PUBLISHED: 09:51 08 October 2012 | UPDATED: 14:31 09 October 2012

Wisbech Town's Ollie Gale battles for possession.

Wisbech Town's Ollie Gale battles for possession.

Archant

DARREN Jimson scored his first goal for 17 months as his cheeky backheel sealed Wisbech Town’s 3-1 win over Wivenhoe Town on Saturday.

The veteran striker got the Fenmen’s third in a victory which keeps them top of the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division.

Steve Appleby’s side went ahead through Dubi Ogbonna in the 24th minute but Wivenhoe, who had lost their last five games, beat returning keeper Alex Street to level before the break.

Adam Millson continued his impressive form by putting Wisbech back in front, converting Rogan McGeorge’s neat pass from a narrow angle.

After spurning a host of chances, the Fenmen finally made the game safe in injury time thanks to substitute Jimson.

The forward backheeled home Toby Ogbonna’s ball from eight yards - celebrating his first goal of the season in front of 292 fans at the Elgood’s Fenland Stadium.

Wisbech travel to second-bottom FC Clacton on Saturday.

More news stories

Yesterday, 17:19

A man has been charged with causing death by careless driving while over the limit after a pedestrian was killed during a collision in Wisbech yesterday (March 21).

Yesterday, 15:08

More than 90 young people joined musicians from the Grand Union Orchestra for a concert in Whittlesey on Saturday (March 18).

Yesterday, 17:36

The Duchess of Cornwall has unveiled a specially-commissioned statue of King Charles II at Newmarket Racecourses’ Rowley Mile.

Yesterday, 06:30

A group set up to kick start economic growth in the region has accused an MP, who reported them to a government spending watchdog, of making “wholly inaccurate and defamatory” suggestions about it.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Cambs Times e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter