Spice is last-gasp hero
TELLING CONTRIBUTION: Substitute striker pounces for decisive late goal at Homelands
soaring to meet Glyde’s corner. But the referee ruled it out for pushing.
Ashford continued to enjoy the whip hand in the second half when Ryan Briggs saw a header cleared off the line. With 25 minutes left, Elford crossed and Glyde poked wide from six-yards.
A minute later, Eastbourne created their best chance when Liam Baitup produced an excellent save from Ashford goalkeeper Seb Barton who tipped his shot around a post.
As the clock ticked down, it looked as though Ashford would have to settle for a point before Spice, who had replaced Ray, moved off his marker to score a genuine poacher’s goal.
Town keeper Seb Barton collects the ball under pressure against Eastbourne
Craig Wilkins, who sustained a cut to his head on Saturday