March 30 – Spalding United 3 Denaby United 0

March 1963

South Yorkshire Times, March 30.

Denaby Front Line Errors.

Spalding United 3 Denaby United 0

Denaby United, basking in the glory of their win against Loughborough the previous week, crashed to a shock, Midland League defeat against bottom of the league. Spalding on Saturday. It was only Spalding second win in 22 matches.

Puff pastry Denaby will not win away matches until their forwards Weimar punch and accuracy near goal. Typical was one close range laps in the second of when Gray pounced onto a ill judged backpass, but shot straight at Ure.

Things got so bad towards the end that with Denaby trailing 3-0 and looking a well beaten side Gray shot wide from the penalty spot 6 min from time.

Disjointed Denaby made a late aid to wipe off the arrears but had already paid the price of frontline failures in the first half when they are flat line of Porter, wild and Monk, who prompted chances continually, had the dangerous Spalding insight trio bottled up.

Denaby team: Hough, Foster, Jones, Proctor, Wild, Monk, Mullen, Grainger, King, Gray, Hall

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