HAPPY DAY FOR THE ISLANDERS
The Non-League Football Paper|November 08, 2020
ELLIOT Ronto’s sec-ond-half goal helped Canvey Island to a narrow victory at Banbury to book themselves a place in the second round.
Jacob Panons

The visitors went ahead through Conor Hubble, before Ricky Johnson restored parity, with Ronto winning it minutes later.

The hosts, who haven’t been this far in the competition since 1973, could only manage to pull back a single goal, despite a number of dangerous attacks, including a couple of shots ricocheting off the woodwork.

Canvey Island manager Mark Bentley told The NLP: “To put on that sort of performance with our backs against the wall, they threw everything at us and we have done it again.

“First half, I thought we were very good. We were dangerous. Obviously they were dangerous as well but we compacted it in the second half and got a bit sloppy.

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