Football: East Thurrock hold Ebbsfleet for a point

EAST Thurrock held an impressive Ebbsfleet United to a draw at Rookery Hill on Saturday afternoonEbbsfleet made it five games unbeaten in the league and will no doubt be happy with that as they aim to get back to the National Premier.Ebbsfleet scored in the 6th minute when Stuart ewes scored after good work form former Grays Ath striker Danny Kedwell.But this is a durable East Thurrock who are a hard side to shake off. In the 21st minute, Karl Ferdinand’s subtle header put them back on level terms.The rest of the game saw both sides with chances but none were taken in front of a bumper crowd of 606.The result sees East Thurrock in a very respectable eight place, just five points off the play off places.They return to league action when they travel away to Poole on Saturday October 29th.EUFC: Ashmore, Cook, Connors, Phillips, Winfield, McCoy, Lewis (Shields 85), Deering, Kedwell, McQueen, Rance. Subs not used: Sheringham, Miles, Bubb, PowellETUFC: Lidakevicius, Sammons, Nesbitt, Clark, Ellul, Craddock, Harris, Freiter (Marlow 78), Walker, Ferdinand, Wraight. Subs not used: Wood, Gardner, Honesty, HigginsAttendance: 606

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