MATCHDAY LIVE - Gosport Borough v Basingstoke Town

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  • Gosport Borough 1 Basingstoke Town 0 game abandoned after 49 minutes.
  • Gosport's Dan Wooden scored the only goal of the first half, after Town's Dunn is carried off on 33 minutes.
  • Adam Green has had the visitors' best chances testing Nathan Ashmore three times.
  • A floodlight failure ends the game four minutes into the second-half.

5:54pm

Match reaction and with Jason Bristow ill, assistant Michael Gilkes was in charge and he said: "it is a disappointing end to the game, but this is the first time the floodlights have failed here.

"We made a few changes from the Farnborough game and we looked better and created a lot chances, but went in at the break trailing. We were looking to put this right in the second-half, but then the lights went out."

4:39pm

The game has been abandoned after 49 minutes. A bit of a shame as it was an entertaining game. A shame also after all the hard work getting the game on.

4:31pm

Still working on the lights they hope to turn them on in five minutes. Some of the Town players are on the pitch having a kick about.

4:17pm

The players have left the field as the lights need to cool down and will not be turned on again for 10 minutes.

4:13pm

Five minutes into the second-half and the floodlights on the Harry Mizen Stand side of the game brings the game to a halt.

4:07pm

Town kick-off the second-half.

3:55pm

HALF-TIME Gosport 1 Basingstoke 0

Entertaining first 45 minutes with Town have the most chances, but trail to a Wooden goal. Ben Wright is having a quite game after joining from Salisbury. Louie Soares on his first start is looking lively and Basingstoke are certainly not out of ths game.

3:48pm

GOAL

Gosport 1 Basingstoke 0 Dan Wooden (44 mins)

A cross in from Dunford from the left and glancing header from Wooden goes over Adams and Wells and ends up in the net.

3:47pm

Rory Williams forces a save and Gasson nearly puts the ball into his own net, but is able to clear. the centre-half is having an excellent game.

3:41pm

Green low strike from the edge of the area down the throat of goalie.

3:36pm

Dunn is carried off and is replaced by Holder-Spooner on 33 minutes.

3:34pm

Poate is booked after over reacting to a challenge on Town's Dunn by Forbes. 

3:30pm

Open game both teams looking good on the counter attack.

3:29pm

Rice fires wide from 30 yards out.

3:25pm

Green fires into the side netting after a good move involving Soares and Wright.

3:17pm

Gosport have a couple of chances as Igoe fires wide and then Rory Wiiliams forces Wells to save low down.

3:12pm

Green shoots and it is touched over by Ashmore as Town have dominated the first 10 minutes.

3:09pm

A nice ball over the top sees Soarces denied by Ashmore.

3:07pm

Jay Gasson heads a corner on target, but it is a easy save from Nathan Ashmore.

3:03pm

Gosport kick-off from the clubhouse end.

3:00pm

Plenty of sand on the pitch, but looks in good condition.

2:49pm

Team news Town males six changes from the side which won 4-0 over Farnborough.

Partridge, Adams, Daly, Soares, Wright and Dunn come in as Barrett, Ray, McAuley, Ibe, Holder-Spooner and Jenkinson do not start.

Manager Jason Bristow is also missing as he is at home on his sick bed.

2:46pm

Teams Gosport: Ashmore, Forbes, Poate, Brown, Richardson, Pearce, Igoe, Smith, Wooden, Williams, Dunford. Subs: Sills, Bennett, Wilde, Molyneaux, Barfoot.

Town: Wells, Rice, Green, Partridge, Gasson, Adams, Daly, Soares, Wright, Williams, Dunn. Subs: Ibe, Holder-Spooner, Jenkinson, Matthews, McDonnell.

2:08pm

Welcome to today's game at Gosport and I will give you the team news once I have it.

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