Grantham Town miss out on promotion

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GRANTHAM Town lost out in the battle for the second promotion spot in the Evo-Stike League Division One South on Monday.

A legion of travelling Gingerbreads supporters witnessed their side go down 2-0 at Rushall Olympic.

The game was played in blazing sunshine and high winds on a rock hard, sloping pitch. The home side mastered the conditions in the second half after an evenly balanced first 45 minutes.

Grantham went behind in the 56th minute and conceded a second time five minutes later.

The Gingerbreads battled till the end, searching for a late goal or two, but it was not to be with Rushall’s defence swiftly dealing with any danger.