Jackson makes dream Wisbech Town debut by netting winner against Ely City

PUBLISHED: 09:31 13 February 2013 | UPDATED: 09:31 13 February 2013

Joe Jackson has signed for Wisbech Town. Picture: Ian Burt

Joe Jackson has signed for Wisbech Town. Picture: Ian Burt

Archant © 2013

STRIKER Joe Jackson toasted a dream Wisbech Town debut last night as he struck a late winner in their 2-1 victory over Ely City.

The 21-year-old introduced himself to the Fenmen faithful in style, sweeping home Matt Lunn’s cross in the 86th minute to give his new team a precious three points.

It was Lunn himself who had given Wisbech an early lead at the Unwin Ground. The winger fired home from close range in the 12th minute after the Robins failed to clear a corner.

The visitors continued to dominate the game but they were pegged back after the break, when an own goal from Fenmen skipper Paul Cousins drew Ely level.

Just as Steve Appleby’s side looked to be heading for their second draw of the week, Jackson pounced to mark his debut in perfect fashion.

Wisbech, who sit sixth in the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division, host Norwich United on Saturday.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

More news stories

15:09

Friends of a “truly amazing, inspiring” young mum living in Wisbech St Mary with “extremely aggressive” facial cancer have raised nearly £3,000 so she can “make ever-lasting memories” with her daughter.

21 minutes ago

Cambridgeshire County Council is calling for a fairer deal on funding for adult social care services from Government.

14:58

A Sunday league football match was held up after a snake slithered onto the pitch.

13:21

A collection of classic and vintage vehicles formerly owned by well-known haulage company founder Derek Cooper will go under the hammer next weekend.

Most read 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