Cirencester


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Cirencester

a market town in S England, in Gloucestershire: Roman amphitheatre. Pop.: 15 861 (2001)
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SHEPSHED'S unbeaten run ended at the seventh attempt - beaten by the only goal in a disappointing display against Cirencester.
Merthyr Tydfil-born Williams limped out of their win against Cirencester with a calf strain and manager Garry Shephard said: "We want to give Gavin a full fortnight's rest and bring him back for the next home match.
But Cirencester immediately countered and regained the advantage when substitute Hall headed home a looping cross.
Rowell, signed from Stafford Rangers, will debut today at Cirencester.
The second half got under way with Cirencester looking the better side and with conditions worsening they adjusted better and they were unlucky when a Gary Horgan cross appeared to be handled by Grantly Dix but their appeals for a penalty were ignored.
The whole club is in good shape and we have a squad capable of seeing this through," said manager Shephard after Kayne McLaggon's hat-trick earned victory against Cirencester.
The Royals stunned the hosts with an equaliser on 52 minutes when Simon Tucker pounced after a Dean Perrow shot had been parried, but Gareth Hopkins netted twice in nine minutes to seal the points for Cirencester.
Cirencester continued to push forward from the restart and home keeper Lance Key made several good saves but just before half-time he was beaten when Jimmy Carter's glancing header found the back of the net.
Cirencester keeper Paul Thompson pulled off a miraculous triple save shortly before the break - getting down well to parry Steve Evans' drive from the edge of the area, springing up to block Dave Stone's point blank follow-up, before again denying Evans from the second rebound.
Peter Sutton netted Redditch United's winner in a 3-2 success at Cirencester Town which all but secures their Western Division status.
THOUGH this game kicked off six minutes late due to the visitors being involved in a traffic hold-up, Cirencester looked the better side in the early stages and took the lead after 13 minutes when Jimmy Carter turned a low centre from the left past Rocester keeper John Edensor from close range.
Pontypool-born Garner, 37, will be in goal for the second-placed Cirencester in a top of the table clash with leaders Merthyr, who have scored more goals, 81, than any of their South and South West Division rivals.