Football: Tilbury retain Stan Veness Memorial Trophy

Stan Veness Cup

Tilbury 2 v 1 Grays Ath

By Antony Mercer

TILBURY retained the cup against there local rivals with two late goals.

Tilbury won silverware on Wednesday night with a good comeback to beat local rivals Grays Athletic at Mill Field.

Grays took the lead on 7 minutes when a deflected shot by Arron Wickham went in.

Tilbuy drew level on 78 when Dwade James fired home, before a minute later a young trialist scored to the delight of the Dockers faithful.

A delighted Joe Nightingill received the cup and shield from Val Pepperell (Photo with thanks to Peter Jackson)

Tilbury finish there pre season on Friday night when they welcome Sittingburne to Chadfields with a 7.45pm kick off.

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