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Peterborough Sport 1-2 King's Lynn- Late screamer breaks sport's heart after strong show in local derby

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Dion Senby Ferris headed in the equalizer for Peterborough Sports in the second half. Photo: James Richardson.

It was the second consecutive match that Peterborough Sports faced a fully professional opponent.

They severely limited the chances of teams entering the match at the top of the table, scoring a possible 15 to 13 points. As a result, the sport finished 14th with 7 points from 6 games.

The two sides met in the final round of last season’s FA Cup qualifiers and little was seen between the two sides, who were playing two divisions apart at the time. , but after their respective relegations and promotions, there seemed to be even less between the two teams this season.

Jimmy Dean’s men had the best spell in the first half and should have come into the break up front. Disappointed with the wasted finish.

Sure the boss Dean felt sick, but the winning goal was worth winning any game. Bristol Barrett, who joined from Rovers, threw in a beautiful volley from 30 yards out and fended off a helpless Pete Crook on his stoppage time.

Prior to that, the sport had fought back from 1-0 down to a Josh Coulson header from the corner thanks to a looping header from Dion Sembie-Ferris after the visitors failed to clear a long ball forward. .

Dan Lawler returned to captain the side in place of Lewis Hilliard, while former Lynn defender Ryan Fryatt replaced Richard Jones in the lineup to Kiddieminster from Saturday’s defeat. Michael Gash and Nathan Fox, who also spent time at The Walks.

King’s Lynn also defended two former Posh players, Paul Jones and fullback Tyler Denton.

Sport started the game on the front foot and nearly took the lead within the first minute when Gash got up well and flicked a Fox header just outside the top corner.

They maintained their momentum and dominated the early possessions, with a goal in sight again 15 minutes after Jordan Nicholson stole away Aaron Jones from behind as he tried to get the ball out. However, he could not outdo Posh’s former playoff final hero goalkeeper, Paul Jones.

Visitors then began to enter the game, leaving little chance for either side. Jones’ free-kick hit from 25 yards out was the best Lynn could muster before Nicholson went 1-1 again.

Dion Sembie-Ferris released him with a nice weighted pass, but this time he lost his composure even more and only managed a weak shot for Jones while under pressure from his markers.

I was forced to pay less than 5 minutes after the reboot. Crook made a great save to hold off Jordan Ponticelli from close range in the box, but the result was a corner, with Coulson powering past the marker with a header.

The sport responded well to being unduly behind, regaining level from a rare Senby-Feliz header. Weidman headed for a rushing Jones as Lynn’s defense fell into disarray from a long ball forward.

The pros looked stronger in the first half, but as in the first half, it was difficult for either team to take chances. Ben Stevens, Michael Cloonan, and Gold Omotayo all attempted looks but either didn’t hit their target or were easily foiled by Crook.

Then came a nasty blow with just a few minutes left. Substituting in the second half, Barrett caught the bouncing ball brilliantly and on Derby day he sent the large traveling crowd into a frenzy when he brought home all three points.

Sports: Pete Crook, Isaiah Bazeley (sub Dan Jarvis 75′), Connor Johnson, Nathan Fox, Ryan Fryatt, Dan Lawler, Connor Kennedy, Josh McCammon, Dion Senby Ferris, Jordan Nicholson (sub Marsh Brown 59′), Michael Guash .

Unused subs: Mark Jones, Lewis Hilliard, Richard Jones.

King’s Lynn: Paul Jones, Aaron Jones, Adam Crowther, Josh Coulson, Tyler Denton, Ty Fleming (Sub Ben Stevens 46 minutes), Theo Widlington, Michael Cloonan, Cameron Hargreaves ( Sub Josh Barrett (84 minutes), Jordan Ponticelli (sub Zane Walker) 73 minutes), Gold Omotayo.

Unused subs: Spencer Keller, Tyler Knowles.

Goal: Sport – Sembie-Ferris (60 minutes).

Lynn – Coulson (50 minutes), Barrett (90 + 3 minutes).

CAUTION: Sports – Fox (Foul).

Lynn – A. Jones (foul).