Green fail to overcome Heath to remain seventh
HOLMER Green drew 0-0 with Flackwell Heath in their first visit to Wilks Park in over 40 years for a league fixture.
Playmaker Matt Wooster failed a late fitness test and Ryan Parsons started on the bench after missing the win at Brackley last Wednesday.
Gary Lines regained the well Heath’s goalkeeper. captaincy from Curtis Stone Lines quickly followed up and Dean Munday made his but his shot was also saved first start of the season. by the goalkeeper for a cor
Lewis Workman againner.provided the pace up front. That set-piece was deliv
In Holmer’s first Bank Holered and headed on by Dan iday game for several years, Hunt onto a Flackwell hand, they nearly took the lead afbut the referee waved away ter four minutes. protests for handball as the
Jonathan Cox had a shot first half’s action concluded. saved at full-length by Flack- In the second half the hosts began to assert themselves, but were unable to trouble goalkeeper Aaron Brown.
After 82 minutes Tom Fifield found fellow substitute Jamie West, the striker’s volley crashed back into play off the bar.
The ball fell invitingly for Workman, but his header just cleared the top of the still shaking goal frame.
With five minutes remaining, a free kick from 25 yards out was deflected past the Flackwell goalkeeper, but the goal was ruled out due to an offside.
The result saw Holmer remain in seventh place, while the result cost Flackwell second as Wantage moved three points clear at the top of the league.