Tons denied by last-gasp goal

A LAST-GASP goal denied Clapton an excellent win at Southend Manor on Saturday. The Newham club were leading 3-2 with seconds remaining, but sadly could not hold on as Andrew Merry netted an equaliser for Manor. Joe Gardiner had given the hosts the lead b

A LAST-GASP goal denied Clapton an excellent win at Southend Manor on Saturday.

The Newham club were leading 3-2 with seconds remaining, but sadly could not hold on as Andrew Merry netted an equaliser for Manor.

Joe Gardiner had given the hosts the lead before in-form hitman Troy Hewitt grabbed his 15th goal of the season to level the scores.

Keith Oppong then gave Clapton the lead before the hosts again struck back.

Tyko seemed to have struck the winner five minutes before full-time, but Manor were not to be denied.

n London APSA went down 2-0 at top of the table Romford.

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Paul Clayton and Bradley Walsh scored in each half to net a comfortable victory.