Dave Birmingham fired Gosport Borough to a 2-0 victory over Taunton Town at Privett Park today.
The skipper made an instant impact on his return from injury, scoring from the spot as Alex Pike’s men kept up their Southern League south & west division promotion push.
Aaron Cook made certain of the points with his second-half goal.
In Ryman League division one south, Ben Johnson netted the only goal as Bognor beat leaders Met Police 1-0 at Nyewood Lane.
It was the Rocks’ finest result of the season and only the third time the pacesetters have been defeated.
In the Wessex League premier division, Gary Austin netted the winner in Fareham’s 1-0 triumph at Blackfield & Langley.
And there was further misery for Hayling boss Lee Paul as the Humbugs were thumped 7-2 by Bournemouth Poppies.
Dan Martin had fired the hosts in front at the College Ground but the visitors then ran riot.
Lenny Burney notched his side’s other goal in injury-time.
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