Ovington beauty ends ‘Boro fightback

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GOLDSBOROUGH recovered from a first half pasting to give second-placed Lingdale Utd a real scare on Saturday.

United went three goals up before half-time. Mike Woodhouse opened the scoring after 10 minutes with a low drive.

Minutes later Andy Smith made it twol with a well-placed shot and Dan Leng netted from close range on 40 minutes.

Goldsborough came out looking like a different team in the second half and at times outclassing their hosts.

It was no surprise when the Lythe-based side scored when Rob Clark tapped in following a corner.

Mike Dent reduced the arrears further to make it 3-2 and Goldsbrough came close to levelling after United seemed to go to pieces and only good goalkeeping kept ‘Boro at bay.

But out of the blue, former Whitby Town youngster Bob Ovington scored a spectacular goal with a right-footed shot, giving Sam Gale no chance.

Wayne Skelton then settled United down and they again started to take control of the game.

Skelton then made it 5-2 with a great goal before Mike Woodhouse’s volley wrapped things up.

Goldsborough man of the match: Ed Turner.

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