WISBECH Town boss Steve Appleby declared that Adam Millson was back to his best after the midfielder scored for the fourth consecutive game.

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Millson was Boston United’s player of the year in 2008/09 but his progress was halted when he broke his leg twice in the space of 12 months.

However, the 22-year-old has helped power the Fenmen to the top of the Thurlow Nunn Premier Division this season with a string of impressive performances.

Appleby said: “I remember him from years back when he was 100 per cent fit and he was a real box-to-box midfielder.

“After a couple of broken legs and some loan moves it has taken him a while to get going but now he is back to his best.

“He’s been exceptional for us this season, not just with goals but with his consistency.”

Chris Bacon converted a penalty and Millson grabbed a last-gasp winner as Wisbech came from behind to beat struggling FC Clacton 2-1 on Saturday.

Millson popped up with another goal last night as Wisbech beat Linton Granta 4-1 in the Cambs Invitation Cup first round.

Anthony Reeve, who was later sent off for stamping, Darren Jimson and Lewis Clayton were also on target, while Rogan McGeorge had a penalty saved.

The Fenmen have been drawn away at unbeaten United Counties League leaders St Ives Town in the FA Vase second round.

Appleby said: “I think it’s a very attractive fixture for the fans but I do wish we were meeting them in the quarter-finals instead.

“We are both very capable sides on our day and it will certainly be a tough game. I’m not gutted about it but you would hope to have an easier passage.

“It’s a competition that on our day we’re capable of winning and so are St Ives. But the league and promotion is the priority for us, the Vase is just a shot at glory.”

Appleby should have a full squad to pick from for tomorrow’s trip to Norwich United.

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