Glapwell dramatically beaten as Newark score two injury-time goals

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There was late drama as Newark snatched the victory at Glapwell as two injury-time goals saw them come out with a 4-3 win at Hall Corner.

Glapwell started the game brilliantly and took the lead on eight minutes when Jason Foster’s free-kick from 25 yards went through the hands of visiting keeper Craig Rhodes.

The lead was doubled soon after when James Whitfield did brilliantly down the left before cutting inside and firing into the far corner from a tight angle.

Newark got themselves back in it just before the break when Jordan Thomas slotted home a penalty.

They were level 30 seconds after half-time when the referee missed an obvious foul on James Whitfield with the ball eventually falling to Thomas who finished well from just inside the area.

Glapwell retook the lead, though, just after the hour when Nathan Whitehead ran through and finished low across the keeper from just outside the area.

There was late drama, though, as Ross Murcott saw red for Glapwell, before Sam Wilford fired the visitors level in the final minute.

Then deep into injury-time, the referee had the final say as he missed a blatant handball by a Newark player before awarding the visitors a second penalty, which was scored by Reece Self.