Borough’s wait for home league win continues

Gosport Borough boss Alex Pike
Gosport Borough boss Alex Pike
Ryan Pennery netted for Moneyfields. Picture: Neil Marshall (171026-11)

Trophy dream is over for Moneys

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Gosport Borough’s wait for their first home win of the season continues as they suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of St Albans.

Lewis Toomey’s 26th-minute strike earned the away side victory, leaving Alex Pike’s side with only one point to show from a possible 12 at home in the Southern League premier division this term.

In the Wessex League premier division, Louie Castle’s last-gasp strike earned Horndean a 1-0 win at Alton.

Moneyfields surrendered a two-goal lead – and with it top spot in the Wessex premier division – to lose 3-2 at Alresford.

Miles Rutherford’s men looked to be cruising to another victory when goals from Bobby Scott and Rob Evans put Moneys 2-0 ahead.

But Alresford stunned them with three goals in the final 20 minutes to snatch all three points.

It was also a night to forget for Hayling as their depleted side were thumped 8-0 at Hamworthy.