RESULT: Basildon 2-1 Heybridge
COMPETITION: Bostik North
DATE: Tuesday, September 25, 2018
VENUE: Gardiners Close
SCORERS (MINUTE): Eljay Worrell (40 pen, 83) / Joe Gardner (12)
IN A NUTSHELL: Swifts lost a tight and tense game at the league leaders in what turned out to be Heybridge manager Jody Brown’s last game in charge.
KEY ACTION: Joe Gardner gave Swifts the lead at the Ho Ho Stadium, but two goals from Eljay Worrell turned the game on its head and the Bees were able to record a sixth successive league win since being promoted from the Essex Senior League.
SWIFTS STAR MAN: Joe Gardner.
SWIFTS DEBUTS: None.
INJURY CONCERNS: None.
REF WATCH: Swifts disagreed with referee Luigi Lungarella’s decision to award a penalty for an apparent on pull on a Basildon player.
ENTERTAINMENT VALUE: 4/10
NEXT MATCH: Ashford Town (away), FA Trophy, Saturday, September 29, 3pm KO.