Search

Clapton boss Fowell pleased to get off to a winning start against Tower Hamlets

PUBLISHED: 14:00 06 August 2018

Action from the Essex Senior League match between Clapton and Tower Hamlets (pic Tim Edwards)

Action from the Essex Senior League match between Clapton and Tower Hamlets (pic Tim Edwards)

Archant

Clapton manager Jonny Fowell admits he expected a tough test but was pleased to get off to a winning start against Tower Hamlets.

A late 93rd minute winner from attacker Jeffrey Cobblah sealed the three points for the Tons against their east London neighbours at the Old Spotted Dog.

“I did actually, they’ve got some new players, Sipho Mtyanda a few others,” Fowell said,

“They come at us quick with some good passing and a few good chances on goal.

“I think we dominated the game more so than them and the chances we had I felt we deserved the win.”

The boss also revealed it was like De Ja Vu as Cobblah scored in the final minute against AJ Ashanike’s men last season as well.

“Jeff scored the same time last season in the last minute and AJ come up to me and said I can’t believe he just done it again to us.

“I think the best time to score is the last minute of any game but I think we had two good chances in the first-half that we should have scored and I think we had three chances in the second-half.

“I think overall we deserved it on the balance of play.”

Latest East London Sports News

The attacking midfielder, who signed in January, impressed in the 1-0 loss at Wembley and has been backed for big things by Justin Edinburgh

The midfielder made his final appearance for Leyton Orient in the FA Trophy final against AFC Fylde and paid tribute to the club

Yesterday, 17:42

Great Britain's women claimed their first home win in the FIH Pro League with a 2-0 success over Belgium.

Yesterday, 07:47

Great Britain's women took a point following a penalty shoot-out loss to Argentina after a 1-1 draw on Saturday, while the men were edged out 3-2 by their rivals.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

We spoke to Leyton Orient academy graduate Josh Koroma for our Redemption pullout about the supporters and a key game for him and the team last season

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Josh Coulson is meant to be on his best friend Nathan's stag do this weekend but only has himself to blame for missing it

Friday, May 17, 2019

The one-time England C international expressed his gratitude to the Leyton Orient fans and is hopeful he will be at the club next season

PROMOTED CONTENT

Victoria Park - or 'Vicky Park' as the locals know it - has been the setting for many important events over the years.​ Here, we take a look at its unique cultural history.

The team behind All Points East have put together a mouth-watering line-up of local food and drink traders who will be fuelling the festival in May.

Rock band Sleeping With Sirens will lead the show at All Points East festival this summer in Victoria Park.

Newsletter Sign Up

East London Advertiser twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read sport

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Docklands and East London Advertiser
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now

Most Read

Latest from the East London Advertiser

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists