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Nomads continued their fine run with a 4-2 win against Rocester in the summer sunshine. Goals from Max Lewens (2), Kyle Foley and Danny McLaughlin proved enough to win the game despite the sending off early in the second half of Harrison Cunningham for a last man tackle with the score at 2-1.

Nomads started the game well as Lewens scored in the first couple of minutes but didn’t enforce the advantage as the visitors were able to equalise soon after following a poor defensive error which allowed them in behind.

The remainder of the half was quite scrappy with neither keeper having much to do until just before half time when an opportunity at either end would define the half.

Rocester were once again able to break in behind in an almost identical move, however this time the square pass was not dispatched goalwards and Nomads survived. The ball went up the other end and Lewens doubled his, and the Nomads, goal tally with an almost identical finish from the left touchline right on the half time whistle.

The second half continued with possession being the key but Nomads were soon down to 10 man as Cunningham was dismissed following a foul on the Rocester forward when he would have been through on goal. The referee had no choice but to dismiss him.

Despite the man advantage though, it was Nomads who scored next. Good work on the right hand side from Debutant Kieron Alley resulted in a Kyle Foley tap in at the back post. Nomads extended their lead soon after when Danny McLaughlin found himself through on goal and slotted comfortably past the keeper

With this advantage and time running out, Nomads tried to keep the ball and see out the game but the visitors kept going and their persistence paid off with a goal in the last few minutes for one of the substitutes

Another 3 points though and we look ahead to the Bank Holiday fixture against near neighbours Cheadle Town