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 Barton Rovers 2014

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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