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Pictures and video: Dursley and Chalford share the spoils


Dursley Town 0 Chalford 0

The derby day bragging rights were shared in a scoreless draw at the Rec.

In an even Gloucestershire Northern Senior One encounter, both sides felt they had legitimate claims for two penalties apiece. Only a wonder save at the death from Ben Jagger denied Chalford the points.

Dursley boss Karl Nash felt the scoreline was fair, he said: “Both teams didn’t have a clear cut chance as the defences stood strong.

“We started the sharper of the two teams, had a penalty waved away within two minutes and both teams could have had two penalties each, but on the day a draw was a fair result.”

Nash’s counterpart at Chalford, Ben Powell, concurred with his synopsis: “It was a fair result, both teams didn’t do enough to win the game. Both teams had really good penalty appeals that weren’t given.

“Ben Jagger pulled off a fantastic save with 10 minutes to go from Natty Buckland’s volley, which we all thought was in, but he managed to get down and claw it out.”

Pictures and video by Matt Bigwood

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