LiveLIVE MATCHDAY - Hartley Wintney v Cove

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  • Hartley Wintney 2 Cove 4
  • Luke Walker with a lob from the edge of he area gives Hartley the lead on six minutes.
  • A Jack Coventry free-kick makes it 2-0 by half-time.
  • Cove win it in the second half thanks to a brace from Dan Akinwande and singles from Kyle Lemon and Ashley Nicholls.


REACTION - Hartley manager Ben Dillon said: "We have throw the game away and we have done this a few times in recent weeks. it is just not good enough and I will be making changes on Monday.

"We have had a great season, but we want to finish it on a good run."


Hartley Wintney 2 Cove 4 

After 45 minutes Hartley looked in control, but Cove looked a different team after the break and take the points.

Next for Hartley is a trip to Alton on Monday.


Cove replace Peace with Kaye Conteh and Hartley's Mason Saunders comes on for Hollamby.


GOAL - Hartley 2 Cove 4 - Dan Akinwande (84 mins)

A corner goes to the back post and unmarked Akinwande scores.


Hollamby's shot is cleared off the line by Sills. So close to a third as Hartley look to level.


Hollamby's shot forces a save as Hartley look for an equaliser.


Ryan Stephens adds to Hartley firepower as he replaces Adam Everiss.


GOAL - Hartley 2.Cove 3.- Ashley Nicholls (71 mins)

Craig Atkinson makes a point blank save from Akinwande, but Nicholls puts away the rebound.


Cove sense the chance to win this game and are going all out for a third.


GOAL - Hartley 2 Cove 2 - Dan Akinwande (66 mins)

Akinwande heads in at the far post from Adam Kingsbeer as Cove level it. Hartley now have to dig deep.


GOAL - Hartley 2 Cove 1 - Kyle Lemon 65 mins)

Lemon scores close in.


Walker finds Coventry and his shot is pushed away for a corner from which Hollamby heads wide.


Walker finds Coventry and his shot is pushed away for a corner from which Hollamby heads wide.


Cove are looking better now, but Hartley still look good when they get the chance to play.


Ashley Nicholls on for Joe Pans for Cove as they go with three up front.


Argent fires over


End to end stuff


Hartley kick-off the second half.


Hartley Wintney 2 Cove 0

Hartley have dealt well with Cove's long ball game and by the end of the half were knocking the ball around well.

Two well taken goals, but there is plenty more to come in this derby game.


Argent fires just over for Hartley.


Two corners for Hartley in this hotly contested derby game.


Hartley's Ashley Lloyd is booked for a challenge on Kyle Lemon.


First corner goes to Cove and nothing comes of it.


Great tackle by Mark Vockins stops Akinwande getting away a shot.


GOAL - Hartley 2 Cove 0 - Jack Coventry (24 mins)

Coventry scores with a well struck free-kick after Hollamby is fouled on the edge of the box. No booking for Callum Eagle when looked the last man.


Hartley nearly score a second as Hollamby and Argent denied by legs of the goalkeeper.


Cove's Jacob Peace volleys wide form Julien Sills flick on.


Good ball in from Hartley's Adam Everiss and the Cove goalkeeper just beat Sam Argent to the ball.


Akinwande heads over from a good cross.


GOAL - Hartley Wintney 1 Cove 0 - Luke Walker (6 mins)

Lovely ball from Shane Hollamby allows Luke Walker to lob the goalkeeper from the edge of the area.


Cove looking use the long  ball early on with Dan Akinwande the target man.


Cove kick-off


Former Basingstoke Town midfielder Julian Sills is in the Cove line-up in his Hampshire derby game.


Good afternoon and welcome to today's Combined Counties League Premier Division clash between Hartley Wintney and Cove.


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