Late Dobson header rescues a point for Royston

09:56 19 March 2014

Reece Dobson heads in for Royston. Picture by Kevin Richards

Reece Dobson heads in for Royston. Picture by Kevin Richards

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Reece Dobson’s injury time goal salvaged a point for Royston Town on Saturday as they drew 2-2 at home with 10-man Barton Rovers.

Reece Dobson celebrates. Picture by Kevin RichardsReece Dobson celebrates. Picture by Kevin Richards

Town recovered from 2-0 down to rescue a draw in the Calor Southern League Division One Central encounter.

Rovers took a seventh minute lead through Kim Forsythe, but two minutes later they had Bobby Dance sent-off for a foul.

Despite the numerical disadvantage, Rovers added a second when Paul Andrews netted on 50 minutes.

However, Robbie Mason started the Crows’ comeback as he got on the scoresheet on 61 minutes before Dobson’s dramatic late header from a corner saw the spoils shared.

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