Win takes Tavistock seven points clear at top of table
The Herald|December 06, 2021
TAVISTOCK boss Stuart Henderson could not hide his delight after watching his side go seven points clear at the top of the Toolstation Western League Premier Division with a 1-0 win over second-placed Bitton at Langsford Park.
STUART JAMES

Liam Prynn’s 26th goal of an incredible season, ten minutes before half-time, was all that separated the two sides, but the margin of victory could have been bigger had it not been for two contentious decisions in the second half.

Firstly, Prynn was denied a potential second when two Bitton players collided and with the striker clean through on goal, the referee blew his whistle with the Bitton players claiming head injuries.

Then, the Bitton goalkeeper Sam Burgess palmed a corner kick into his own net, only for the referee to blow for an apparent foul.

However, it could have been different had Tavi goalkeeper Josh Oak not saved an early Josh Egan penalty, which was awarded after Josh Robins had brought down a Bitton player with just 11 minutes on the clock.

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