Wisbech Town manager Creasey has no time to put his feet up as he begins hunt for goalkeeper after Jordan’s exit

Wisbech FC V Desborough. Picture: Barry Giddings.

Wisbech FC V Desborough. Picture: Barry Giddings. - Credit: Archant

Wisbech Town manager Dick Creasey had planned to put his feet up for a few days after his players fulfilled his request for nine points in three games in style with a 6-1 thumping of Desborough Town on Saturday.

Wisbech FC V Desborough. Picture: Barry Giddings.

Wisbech FC V Desborough. Picture: Barry Giddings. - Credit: Archant

But the club’s only frontline goalkeeper Lea Jordan’s departure to step four side Bedford Town means he has instead been scrambling for a replacement between the sticks.

Leigh Overton replaced Jordan, who was at a wedding, against Desborough but, since he can’t commit to playing every week, is a “no-goer”, Creasey says.

Thankfully, the Fenmen have the weekend off so the boss has a few more days to come up with the goods.

He said: “Lea Jordan has decided he wants to try his hand at a slightly higher level and we wish him well.

Wisbech FC V Desborough. Picture: Barry Giddings.

Wisbech FC V Desborough. Picture: Barry Giddings. - Credit: Archant


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“We have no back up keeper so instead of a few days off I’ll be hard at work finding a new keeper.

“If anything, while it a shame not to be playing because we have built some momentum, the break comes at the right time since it gives us the extra days we need to sort things out.”

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Against Desborough, Billy Smith put the Fenmen ahead on eight minutes, with Stuart Cobb doubling the hosts lead three minutes before half time.

The visitors pulled one back on 50 minutes but, two minutes later, Adam Millson re-established the two goal cushion.

Further goals from Neal Spafford, Jon Fairweather and Josh Ford sealed the romp.

Creasey said: “The manner of our wins has been more pleasing than anything. In the last three games we have scored 12 goals and, in all honestly, that could have been 20.

“Our build up play and passing has been quite refreshing. I’m delighted.”

Seventh place Wisbech host leaders Yaxley in their next United Counties League game on October 11.

Creasey said: “Yaxley are absolutely flying at the moment. It will be a massive test for us.

“We will have to make sure we are right on top of our game. Everybody’s looking forward to it.”

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