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Ringwood Town 3 - 1 Alton

Posted: 23.04.17

Alton's season finished with a disappointing defeat away at Ringwood on Saturday.

In a typical end of season game played in glorious sunshine, the game ebbed and flowed, both both sides showing their attacking prowess. There were a few half chances for both sides before Taylor Watts flick and Gavin Muirs cross saw Callum Burch's header saved. Almost immediately Ringwood should have scored but Matt Steer headed wide from a free header inside the six yard box, and then Kennedy in Alton's goal saved from Vint.

Regan Hitch shot wide before Ringwood took the lead. Kennedy did well to get down and save from Vint again and pushed his shot against the post, but Alton's defenders were guilty of admiring the save as they stood and watched as Ringwood gathered the ball and Harry Cooper shot home.

Ringwood sensed more goals and Vint had another effort before Alton equalised when Adam Westwood crossed and Regan Hitch's deflected shot gave the keeper no chance. The half ended with Ringwood's Joe Purdue breaking into the box but shooting wide.

The second half was much like the first with half chances at both ends, Gavin Muir shot over before Pete Richmond-Cole restored Ringwood's lead. Manager Clive Ventham rang the changes and from a corner sub statute Jacob Channon headed over, Sean Hayes had a free kick saved, before Mark Steer scored Ringwood's third and make the game safe. From another corner Mark Taylor headed over.

But it wasn't to be Alton's day. And so the season finished with Alton finishing a creditable twelfth in the table. Thoughts now turn to pre-season where already Alton have some exciting friendlies lined up.


Fixtures & Results

  • Andover Town (Home)
    Tue 26th Feb, 7.45pm

    Sydenhams Wessex League: Div 1

    Ringwood Town (Away)
    Sat 2nd Mar, 3.00pm

    Sydenhams Wessex League: Div 1
    See all:
    First Team Fixtures & Results 2018-19
    Last Result:
    East Cowes Vics 6 - 2 Alton
    Sat 16th Feb

    Sydenhams Wessex League
  • Tadley Calleva (Away)
    Thu 21st Feb, 7.45pm

    Wyvern Combination Football League (East)

    Liss Athletic (Away)
    Sat 23rd Feb, 3.00pm

    Wyvern Combination Football League (East)
    Last Result:
    Alton Res. P - P Tadley Calleva
    Sat 16th Feb (Aldershot Int Cup)

    Wyvern Combination League
  • Ash United (Home)
    Tue 5th Mar, 7.30pm

    Allied Counties Youth Football League (South)

    Guildford City (Home)
    Tue 12th Mar, 7.30pm

    Allied Counties Youth Football League (South)
    Last Result:
    Alton Youth 1 - 1 Fleet Town
    Tue 5th Feb

    Allied Counties League
  • Basingstoke Town (Away)
    Sun 24th Feb, 2.00pm

    SRWFL First Southern

    Wycombe Wanderers (Home)
    Sun 3rd Mar, 2.00pm

    SRWFL First Southern
    Last Result:
    Abingdon United 6 - 0 Alton Ladies
    Sun 17th Feb

    Southern Region Women's Football League: First Division - Southern

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