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Nuneaton Town 1-1 Woking

Woking's hopes of a place in the Conference play-offs were ended after a 1-1 draw at already-relegated Nuneaton.

West Ham loanee Jaanai Gordon's spectacular strike from 25 yards gave the home side an early lead.

Rob Ogleby could have doubled the advantage 12 minutes later but blasted a half-chance over the bar.

Nuneaton keeper Max Crocombe brilliantly saved from Scott Rendell early in the second half before Kevin Betsy levelled with a header.

Woking could not find a winner as they dropped to five points behind the final play-off spot with one game to go, while Nuneaton are now two points adrift at the bottom of the table.

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Hill on Nuneaton v Woking

Woking boss Garry Hill told BBC Surrey:

"We do know now we aren't going to be in the play-offs but it's been a tremendous effort from everybody at the football club.

"There was a spell for about 10 minutes when we had five really good chances to turn in and go in front but for one reason or another the chances fell to players that weren't taken. Everyone is dejected and disappointed at the moment.

"It was always going to be tall order this season after tremendous season last year when we finished ninth. For the club to be seventh position and have 73 points it just proves how well the football club has done."

Line-ups

Nuneaton

  • 1Crowcombe
  • 3Franklin
  • 4Cowan
  • 8OglebySubstituted forSmithat 62'minutes
  • 20Wheeler
  • 5Dean
  • 27Dawson
  • 9GordonSubstituted forWalkerat 60'minutes
  • 15Rees
  • 25NardielloSubstituted forMarisat 46'minutes
  • 28Sodje

Substitutes

  • 6Walker
  • 10Brown
  • 12Maris
  • 17Smith
  • 19Wren

Woking

  • 23ColeBooked at 87mins
  • 21JonesSubstituted forMurtaghat 75'minutes
  • 5McNerney
  • 7Payne
  • 32Arthur
  • 24Saah
  • 4Ricketts
  • 22GoddardSubstituted forOyelekeat 78'minutes
  • 11Betsy
  • 17OdubadeSubstituted forSoleat 75'minutes
  • 9Rendell

Substitutes

  • 2Newton
  • 8Murtagh
  • 10Sole
  • 29Oyeleke
  • 30Crowe
Referee:
Daniel Cook
Attendance:
709

Match Stats

Home TeamNuneatonAway TeamWoking
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home2
Away5
Shots on Target
Home1
Away3
Corners
Home8
Away8
Fouls
Home13
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Nuneaton Town 1, Woking 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Nuneaton Town 1, Woking 1.

Foul by Adam Walker (Nuneaton Town).

Manny Oyeleke (Woking) wins a free kick.

Foul by Josh Rees (Nuneaton Town).

Scott Rendell (Woking) wins a free kick.

Foul by Kevin Betsy (Woking).

Connor Franklin (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Woking.

Foul by Lucas Dawson (Nuneaton Town).

Kevin Betsy (Woking) wins a free kick.

Booking

Jake Cole (Woking) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Josh Rees (Nuneaton Town).

Brian Saah (Woking) wins a free kick.

Corner, Woking.

Corner, Woking.

Offside, Woking. Manny Oyeleke tries a through ball, but Manny Oyeleke is caught offside.

Offside, Woking. Kevin Betsy tries a through ball, but Kevin Betsy is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Woking. Manny Oyeleke replaces John Goddard.

Offside, Nuneaton Town. Onome Sodje tries a through ball, but Onome Sodje is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Woking. Giuseppe Sole replaces Yemi Odubade.

Substitution

Substitution, Woking. Keiran Murtagh replaces Joey Jones.

Corner, Woking.

Foul by Brian Saah (Woking).

Josh Rees (Nuneaton Town) wins a free kick.

Corner, Nuneaton Town.

Foul by Josh Rees (Nuneaton Town).

Mark Ricketts (Woking) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Nuneaton Town. Ryan Smith replaces Robert Ogleby.

Substitution

Substitution, Nuneaton Town. Adam Walker replaces Jaanai Gordon.

Foul by George Maris (Nuneaton Town).

Scott Rendell (Woking) wins a free kick.

Foul by Jaanai Gordon (Nuneaton Town).

Josh Payne (Woking) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Nuneaton Town 1, Woking 1. Kevin Betsy (Woking) header from the right side of the six yard box to the top right corner.

Corner, Woking.

Attempt saved. Scott Rendell (Woking) header from the centre of the box is saved.

Substitution

Substitution, Nuneaton Town. George Maris replaces Jack Nardiello.

Second Half

Second Half begins Nuneaton Town 1, Woking 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Nuneaton Town 1, Woking 0.

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