United Counties League, Premier Division
Wisbech Town 2 Deeping Rangers 1 (att 110)
It's taken a good few years, but my visit to Wisbech Town's newish Fenland Stadium meant I'd completed the United Counties League for the first time.
The club have been based here for a few years, and like a lot of new venues at this level it's on the edge of town and functional rather than thrilling. The facilities are good though, a decent clubhouse for a pre-match pint, and a ground that has large sections of cover at both ends, and a small seated stand on the side opposite the clubhouse. There's also a collection of seats under the cover at one end, curiously positioned towards the corner and ignored, for this game at least, by spectators,
Wisbech are on a winning run and challenging for the title and, presumably, promotion. They did their chances no harm with a win against Deeping that was more comfortable than a 2-1 scoreline suggests.
The hosts started really well, played some great football and fully deserved the 2-0 lead they took into the half time interval. They should have extended their lead after the break, but failed to take chances as Deeping occasionally threatened to make things more interesting by pulling a goal back.
The visitors did get their goal eventually, but it was in stoppage time and with just seconds remaining Wisbech were able to claim all three points.