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Josh Concanen grabs late leveller for Tiverton Town

By Western Morning News  |  Posted: September 10, 2012

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Tiverton Town and Bridgwater Town drew 1-1 at Wordsworth Drive in Evo-Stik League Southern Division One South and West action.

Tenth-placed Tiverton had to thank Josh Concanen for an 86th-minute equaliser, after being set up by substitute Jules Emati-Emati.

Emati-Emati and fellow substitute Michael Nardiello both went close following their second half introduction in attack-as Tiverton sought a leveller. Craig Veal opened the scoring with a 20th-minute lob for Bridgwater.

Tiverton's next match is at League rivals Thatcham Town in Saturday's FA Trophy preliminary round.

With tenth-placed Buckland Athletic involved in FA Cup action – they replay at home to Plymouth Parkway tomorrow – Willand Rovers were the only Devon side in home Toolstation Western League Premier action on Saturday.

Clive Jones' Rovers drew 2-2 with Bath side Odd Down despite leading 2-0 at half-time.

Khaled Badavi opened the scoring for Willand, who increased their lead thanks to Dean Stamp's 30th-minute strike. Sixth-placed Odd Down restored parity thanks to two second half goals from substitute Joe Vyner.

Fourth-from-bottom Barnstaple Town succumbed to a fifth Premier Division defeat – 4-0 at Wells City – while fifth-from-bottom Ilfracombe Town lost 4-1 at Bishop Sutton.

In the Western League First Division, Elmore drew 1-1 with Westbury United thanks to Matt Harvey's stoppage-time headed leveller.

In Saturday's Carlsberg South West Peninsula League Premier Division action, Penzance manager John Dent created a league record when he came out of retirement, at the age of 57, to play in goal as his side lost 4-2 at Liverton United.

Liam Ford scored twice for Liverton alongside efforts from Dan Broadway and Nick Rudge, while Matt Best and Jeremy Blake scored Penzance's first goals of the season.

Steve Ebdy (two) and Jordan Charran were Witheridge's scorers in their 3-0 victory at Elburton Villa, while Chris Reski's effort was enough to see St Austell win 1-0 at Torpoint Athletic.

Josh Sims and Martin Sleeman earned St Blazey a 2-2 draw at Ivybridge Town, who had led 2-0 through Mike Scott and Joe Truelove.

Tavistock moved to the top of the Premier Division when goals from Dan Hart, Chris Menhinick, Jarryd Kelly and Ian Rooke saw them win 4-1 at Cullompton Rangers. Dejan Maric and Hayden Roe scored as Bovey Tracey beat Liskeard Athletic 2-1.

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