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Altrincham 3-4 Eastbourne Boro

Altrincham have dropped to the Blue Square Bet North after losing to already-relegated Eastbourne.

Jamie Taylor hit a quick-fire brace for the visitors before Steve Brinkhurst's 25-yarder made it 3-0 at the break.

Mark Beesley pulled one back from close range, Nicky Clee notched a stunning curling effort and Beesley scored from the edge of the box to level at 3-3.

Sports' George Purcell grabbed a sensational last-minute winner with a long-range thunderbolt.

Tamworth's win over Forest Green means that a win would have seen Altrincham survive.


Altrincham: Dootson, Smith, Joseph, Williams, Piergianni, Densmore, Lawton, Clee, Brown (Beesley 46), Reeves, Johnson.
Subs Not Used: Coburn, Twiss, Baynes, Smart.

Booked: Williams.

Goals: Beesley 60, Clee 76, Beesley 82.

Eastbourne Borough: Banks, Kelly, Austin, Elphick, Demetriou, Brinkhurst, Johnson, Hutchinson, Matt Crabb, Pacquette (Purcell 87), Taylor (Smart 80).
Subs Not Used: Baker, Jenkins, Strevett.

Booked: Banks, Purcell.

Goals: Taylor 17, 21, Brinkhurst 44, Purcell 90.

Att: 1,649

Ref: Andy Madley (West Yorkshire).



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