Gainsborough men beat Retford side in thrilling Lincoln Football League derby

Action from Blues Club v Retford Town held at Sweyn Lane in Gainsborough.
Action from Blues Club v Retford Town held at Sweyn Lane in Gainsborough.
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The Lincoln Saturday Football League saw a local derby clash last weekend, with Gainsborough’s The Blues Club hosting near neighbours Retford Town.

In true derby style, it was a thriller, the two sides sharing eight goals between them.

But it was reigning league champions The Blues Club who ran out 5-3 winners, despite finding themslves 2-0 down at the break.

The Blues Club goals came from five differently players, namely Joe Owen, Lee Bognar, Carl La Rocca, Ben Barker and Leon Shepherd.

For Bognar, it was his seventh of the season.

Retford’s goals came from Jason Riley and a brace from defender Jonathan Tomlinson.

This Saturday, fourth placed The Blues Club host Fulbeck United