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Hereford won the Midland Premier League last night with a game to spare after winning 4-0 at Coventry Sphinx.
Swifts END OF SEASON BARBECUE AND PRESENTATION will be at the ground on Saturday 21st May . Tickets £5.00 each.
Swifts SUMMER BALL will be at the ground on Saturday 28th May. Black tie. Dancing to Soul Junction. Tickets £35.00 each.
Stourport Swifts welcome the S FEST to Walshes Meadow this summer. Get your tickets on line or from local sellers.
Swifts last match of the season is at home to AFC Wulfrunians next TUESDAY 2ND MAY KICK OFF 7.45PM
Boldmere St Michaels 3 Stourport Swifts 0 Saturday 30th May MLP
After a bright start Swifts went down 3-0 for the second time in three days.Trailing 1-0 at the break, Two second half goals from Simeon Maye left Stourport with nothing to show from a difficult week.
SWIFTS:Richards,Hanson,Fulloway,Wollacott,Wager,Hurrell,Shilvock,Hyde,Williams,Bailey,Phillips.SUBS USED: Garratt,Glenister,Beaumont
Hereford 3 Stourport Swifts 0 Polymac Packaging League Cup semi final 2nd leg (aggregate 4-0)
Stourport Swifts went out of the League Cup as champions Hereford turned on the style and stay on course for a memorable treble.
Swifts could have gone in ahead at half time, but Reece Shilvock failed to make the most of his clear opportunity. Second half goals from Mustafa Bundu and two deflected efforts gave Hereford a comfortable passage to the final.
SWIFTS: Richards,Beaumont,Fulloway,Wollacott,Hyde,Hurrell,Robinson,Shilvock,Canavan,Williams,Maund.SUBS USED: Bailey,Phillips
Stourport Swifts 1 Walsall Wood 1 Tuesday 26th April MLP
Liam Williams went from villain to hero in sixty seconds last night when he tamely missed a 84th minute penalty, then scored an equaliser from the resulting corner. Swifts second half fightback deserved a draw after Max Black had put Walsall Wood ahead with a neat header on 39 minutes.
SWIFTS: Richards,Hanson,Wollacott,Hurrell,Beaumont,Robinson,Shilvock,LiamWilliams,Wager,Maund,Bailey,.SUBS USED:Luke Williams,Garratt
Loughborough University 1 Stourport Swifts 1 Saturday 23rd April MLP
Dominic Richards saved 67th minute penalty as Stourport Swifts clawed their way back into this match and should have gone on to win it.
Loughborough took the lead in the 19th minute through Elliot Lee as Swifts looked jaded in the first half, but after the penalty save came back strongly to level with a goal from Liam Williams.
SWIFTS:Richards, Beaumont,Fulloway,Wollacott,Wager,Hurrell,Williams,Robinson,Maund,Phillips,Bailey.SUBS USED:Hanson,Hyde,Shilvock
Stourport Swifts 0 Hereford 1 Thursday 21st April Polymac Packaging league Cup semi final 1st leg
A John Mills goal after 70 minutes was enogh to give Hereford a narrow lead in the League Cup semi final 1st leg. Swifts dominated for long spells but were limited in their chances, with only Phillips and Shilvock troubling Horsell in the Hereford goal. Richards was at full stretch to deny Mills a second, but 5 minutes later Shilvock missed the chance to level from the penaly spot after a fine save by Horsell. The second leg is at Edgar Street next Thursday.
SWIFTS: Richards,Hanson,Fulloway,Wollacott,Hyde,Hurrell,Robinson,Shilvock,Williams,Canavan,Phillips SUBS USED: Maund,Bailey
Stourport Swifts 1 Highgate United 0 Monday 18th April MPL
Jack Bailey's header on the stroke of half time was enough to give Stourport Swifts all three points in this re arranged match. Despite controlling the game for long spells, some wasteful finishing from Phillips,maund and Canavan left the SWifts with the narrowest of wins.
SWIFTS:Richards,Beaumont,Fulloway,Wollacott,Wager,Hurrell,Robinson,Shilvock,Maund,Bailey,Hudson. SUBS USED:Phillips,Hanson
Highgate United 1 Stourport Swifts 1 Thursday 14th April MPL
Julian Triana scored a 75th minute equaliser to wipe out Aaron Brown's early second half goal for Highgate.
Stourport Swifts 2 Lye Town 3 Tuesday 12th April MPL
Two late penalties from Reece Shilvock were not enough to give the Swifts a share of the points as Dan Flowers and Arnie Chapondra gave Lye an early lead in this match. Substitute Dreniz Bala put Lye 3-0 up, but with a point looking like after a late Swifts rally, time ran out.
SWIFTS: Richards,Hanson,Wollacott,Hurrell,Wager,Williams,Robinson,Shilvock,Phillips,Maund,Bailey.SUBS USED:Triana,Myers
Stourport Swifts 1 Dunkirk 0 Saturday 9th April MPL
Paul Hurrell's first goal of the season after four was enough to sink second bottom Dunkirk.
SWIFTS: Richards,Hanson,Fulloway,Wollacott,Hyde,Hurrell,Robinson,Shilvock,Canavan,Phillips,Maund.SUBS USED:Bailey,Liam Williams
Stourport Swifts 4 Bardon Hill 1 Saturday 2nd April MPL
Two late goals from jack Bailey and Drew Canavan gave this match a comfortable look, but Swifts made hard work of these three points after Ben Maund missed a first half penalty against ten man Bardon Hill.
SWIFTS: Richards,Beaumont,Fulloway,Wollacott,Hyde,Hurrell,Robinson,Shilvock,Canavan,Phillips,Maund.SUBS USED:Bailey,Hanson,Liam Williams
Coventry Sphinx 1 Stourport Swifts 0 Saturday 26th March MPL
A second half goal from Spinx midfielder Jackson Downie left Swifts with nothing to show from this game. Missed chances from Ben Maund, Joe Phillips and Drew Canavan cost Swifts at least a share of the points.
SWIFTS:Richards,Hanson,Fulloway,Wollacott,Hyde,Hurrell,Shilvock,Williams,Triana,Canavan,Maund,SUBS USED: Bailey,Beaumont,Phillips
Stourport Swifts 0 Sporting Khalsa 0 Saturday 19th March MPL
Swifts fourth game in a week produced their third consecutive clean sheet to take a point from third placed Sporting Khalsa.
SWIFTS: Richards,Beaumont,Fulloway,Wollacott,Hyde,Hurrell,Robinson,Williams,Triana,Phillips,Maund.SUBS USED:Bailey,Hanson
Stourport Swifts 1 Nuneaton Griff 0 Thursday 17th March Polymac Packaging League Cup QF
Swifts reached the semi final of the Polymac Packaging League Cup will a deflected goal from Tevin Shakespeare early in the second half. Dominic Richards in the Swifts goal produced a series of outstanding save to keep his side on course for the cup.
SWIFTS:Richards,Hanson,Wollacott,Hurrell,Wager,Hyde,Williams,Robinson,Shilvock,Phillips,Shakespeare.SUBS USED:Bailey,Luke Williams
Walsall Wood 0 Stourport Swifts 1 Tuesday 15th March MPL
Liam Williams notched a 55th minute winner in this hard fought match with very few chances.
Stourport Swifts 0 Quorn 3 Saturday 12th March MPL
Two goals in 3minutes just after half time left Swifts fighting an uphill battle to take anything from this match.
In a gam of few chances, it was visitors Quorn who made the most of their opportunites to take all the points.
Misses from Jack Bailey, in the first half, and Ben Maund, Joe Robinson and Joe Phillips in the second, proved costly, and a late penalty from Courtney Meade gave Qurn a comfortable win.
SWIFTS: Richards,J.Hanson,Fulloway,Wollacott,Wager,Hurrell,Canavan,Robinson,Phillips,Maund,Bailey.SUBS USED: Shakespeare,Williams
Quorn 1 Stourport Swifts 1 Tuesday 8th March MPL
Quorn striker Leavi Oshungbure snatched a late equaliser to snatch a point after Swifts had controlled this amtch for long periods.
Joe Phillips notched his 14th goal of the season to put the Swifts in front after 55 minutes.
SWIFTS: Richards,Beaumont,Fulloway,Wollacott,M.Hanson,Hurrell,Shilvock,Robinson,Phillips,Maund,Bailey.SUBS USED: J.Hanson,Williams,Hudson
Stourport Swifts 3 Continental Star 0 Tuesday 1st March MPL
Jack Bailey came on as a first half substitute for the injured Jack Rogers and led the way to break the stubborn resistance from Continental Star.
Marooned at the bottom of the Premier League, Star battled gamely to restrict Stourport to very little in the way of oppotunities in the first half, but after the break it took ponly ten minutes for Bailey to race clear of the visitors' back line and cooly slot past Jallow in the Star goal.
In the 75th minute Bailey made it 2-0 when he pounced first to drive low past Jallow from Ben Maund's near post corner.
Swifts squandered several golden chances to increase the scoreline before Joe Phillips completed the scoring from close range with three minutes left.
SWIFTS: Richards, Hanson,Fulloway,Wollacott,Wager,Hurrell,Robinson,Shilvock,Phillips,Maund,Rogers. SUBS USED: Bailey,Beaumont,Williams
Stourport Swifts 2 Alvechurch 2 Tuesday 16th February MPL
Stourport Swifts came back from a goal down with ten men to come within a whisker of taking all three points.
Reece Wager was sent off after two bookings in the 38th minute, and from the free kick Nathan Waite put title chasing Alvechurch in front at the far post.
Swifts battled hard to stay in the match in the second half, and were rewarded in the 75th minute when Reece Shilvock curled a 25 yard free kick past Paul Evans to level the scores. Just three minutes later Joe Phillips steered home from close range to give Swifts the lead and set up a grandstand finish.
Substitute Danny Ashton made the pressure pay with ten minutes left, driving low past Richards from ten yards out to give Alvechurch a point.
SWIFTS: Richards,Beaumont,Fulloway,Wollacott,Wager,Robinson,Shilvock,Phillips,Rogers,Shakespeare,Maund. SUBS USED: Hanson,Hill,Hurrell.
Lye Town 0 Stourport Swifts 4
Swifts notched up their best win since September with this comprehensive win at Lye.
In a flying start Stourport were 3 goals up a the break after Joe Phillips,Matt Fulloway and Reece Wager topped off an impressive first half.
Worse was to come for Lye when Ryan Rowe was shown a straight red card to reduce the home side to ten men.Reece Shilvock made it 4-0 from the spot after Tevin Shakespeare, on loan from Stourbridge, was brought down in the box.
SWIFTS:Richards,Hanson,Fulloway,Wollacott,Wager,Hyde,Robinson,Shilvock,Phillips,Shakesspeare,Rogers.SUBS USED:Beaumont, Hill, Bailey
Stourport Swifts 1 Shepshed Dynamo 2
Swifts spirited fightback was not enough to steal a point after Shepshed has swept into a two goal lead in the first half.Jack Bailey pulled one back on 58 minutes, and Swifts pressed hard to get back on terms but Shepshed held on to move into third in the Premier league.
SWIFTS: Richards,Hanson,Fulloway,Wollacott,Wager,Hyde,Robinson,Eminoglu,Maund,Phillips,Bailey. Subs Used;Rogers
Westfields 0 Stourport Swifts 1
An 8th minute goal from Joe Phillips was enough to seal Swifts first league win in six matches.
Swifts : Gwillam,Beaumont,Fulloway,Hurrell,Hyde,Robinson,Shilvock,Hill,Eminoglu,Phillips,Maund.Subs: Hanson,Wager,Bailey
Alvechurch 1 Stourport Swifts 0 MLP Saturday 16th January 2016
Alvechurch substitute Mike Wardle left battling Stourport pointless after pouncing in the 79th minute to give his side their 15th win in a row to move back into second place in the MLP.
Swifts keeper Dominic Richards made amends for last weeks' mistake with a string of fine saves to keep his team in the match.
Paul Hurrell once again slotted in at the back, and his composure spread throughout the Swifts side as their confidence grew as the match went on and they looked likely for a least a point as the game moved into its closing stages.
Even after Wardle's strike, both Ben Maund and Reece Shilvock had chances to level before the end.
SWIFTS: Richards,Beaumont,Fulloway,Hurrell,Hyde,Robinson, Shilvock,Wollacott,Eminoglu,Phillips,Maund. Subs used:Rogers,Hanson,Bailey
Heanor Town 2 Stourport Swifts 0 MLP Saturday 9th January 2016
Two first half howlers from Harry Beaumont and Dom Richards gave Heanor Town the points and second place in the Premier League.
After only 3 minutes Beaumont chested the ball down past the advancing Richards for Heanor winger jay Simpson to nip in and tap into an empty goal.
Thirty minutes later, Richards inexplicably fumbled Debrouwer's header, and allowed the ball to drop over his head and over the line.
Swifts had their chances and played some neat football in the difficult conditions, with Heanor keeper McCormack saving well at the feet of Eminoglu, before half time, and Ben Maund blazing wide when he should have done better.
After the break Swifts dominated possession, but when the chances came, once again they were wasted.
Joe Phillips shot wide after creating an opportunity, and sub Jack Rogers also missed the target when it seemed easier to score.
SWIFTS: Richards,Beaumont,Fulloway,Hurrell,Hyde,Hill, Shilvcok, Robinson,Eminoglu,Phillips, Maund. Subs Used: Rogers,Wager,Hanson
Coleshill Town 4 Stourport Swifts 2 MLP Saturday 26th December
Swifts looked at home on Coleshill's artificial pitch, and Ben Maund has a goal disallowed for offside after five minutes. Umit Eminoglu scoed his first goal for Stourport when he bundled home at the far post after some goos work from Joe Phillips.
Coleshill bounced back to take control with three goal in fifteen minutes before half time.
Giovanni Dainty levellled from 18 yards with a neat turn and shot, Full back Josh Quanor fired in a free kick from the edge of the box off the post, and Ricardo Reid added a third on the stroke of half time.
Swifts again looked in control in the secnd half, but on 56 minutes Mykel Beckley scored an excellent fourth for his side with a clever lob over Richards from inside the box.
James Hill got one back for the Swifts with 20 minutes left, but could not force another to make the game interesting at the end.
SWIFTS: Richards,Hanson,Wollacott,Fulloway,Wager,Eminoglu,Robinson,Shilvock,Hill,Phillips,Maund.Subs Used:Hyde,Rogers,Bunn.
Long Eaton United 3 Stourport Swifts 0 MLP Saturday 17th December
After an impressive first half, it all went wrong for Stourport Swifts when Ryan Wollacott gifted Long Eaton a penalty in the first minute after the break. Paulo blasted high past Dominic Richards and Swifts never looked like getting back into the match.
Paul Upton made it 2-0 with a fine 25 yard effort after leaving two Swifts defenders floundering on the edge of the box, and Hancock added a third ten minutes later.
Swifts: Richards,Hanson,Wollacott,Hurrell,Wager,Eminoglu,Robinson,Hyde,Shilvock,Phillips,Maund Subs Used: Bunn,Hill,Bailey
Swifts are away to Coleshill Town on Boxing Day, Kick off 3.00pm
Sporting Khalsa 2 Stourport Swifts 0 MLP Saturday 12th December
Two second half goals continued Sporting Khalsa's 21 match unbeaten run.
After an even first half when noether side really threatened, it was Khalsa defender Tesfa Robinson who broke the deadlock on 57 minutes when he drove home from close range after a left wing corner. Fifteen minutes later Marvin Nisbett made it 2-0 when he lobbed over Dom Richards from 15 yards.
Richard produced 2 outstanding saves from Meese and Bannister to keep his side in the match, and Ryan Wollacott went close for Stourport after a surging run from midfield.
Swifts: Richards,Hanson,Wollacott,Bunn,Wager,Hill,Robinson,Hyde,Rogers,Phillips,Maund. SUBS USED: Shilvock,Eminoglu,Bailey
AFC Wulfrunians 1 Stourport Swifts 2 MLP Saturday 28th November
Swifts produced a much improved perfomance to deliver a deserved 3 points against the Wulfs.
After dominating for much of the first half SWifts went in a goal down at the break after skipper Seagrove drilled a low shot in off the right hand post from a half cleared corner.
Swifts battled back to draw level after 63 minutes when Jack Bailey cut in from the left to deliver a low cross for Ben Maund to steer home at the near post from six yard out. With ten minutes to go Swifts took the lead when a neat dummy from Joe Phillips allowed Maund to tee up James Hill to blast high into the net from 20 yards.
Both sides missed chances in the dying minutes, but Swifts held on for only their second win in the last 10 games.
Stourport Swifts 1 Bewdley Town 2 Worcester Infirmary Cup Tuesday 24th November
Swifts crashed again to local rivals Bewdley in a close fought match last night.
Tom Connolly put Bewdley ahead after Luke Morris' left wing cross left Swifts defenders watching to score with a far post header.
Darren Steadman pulled off a fine double save from Shilvock and Maund as Swifts pressed for an equaliser, but Bewdley held on to lead at the break.
Ten minutes into the second half Bewdley substitute Jon Seekings raced clear of the Swifts defence and beat Richards from 12 yards out.
Swifts finally mounted some prolonged pressure, and Ben Maund reduced the deficit with a crisp left foot drive inside Steadman's far post.
Steadman again saved well from Maund and Joe Phillips, tipping one fierce shot onto the bar, as Bewdley held on to move into the next round.
Stourport Swifts 1 Coventry Sphinx 2 MLP Sat 14th November
Swifts went down once again after gifting their visitors a two goal lead.
Ryan Wollacott was caught in possession and Spinx broke to take the lead after 11minutes, and before the break they went two down to another error strewn goal.
Swifts got one back when Reece Wager netted his first goal for the club with a well placed shot into the top corner on 61 minutes.
Jack Rogers hit the bar as Swifts pressed hard for a leveller, but failed to break through.
SWIFTS: Richards,Bunn,Fisher,Wollacott,Hyde,Hanson,Robinson,Hill,Wager,Phillips,Maund..SUBS USED:Rogers,McPike
Hereford 6 Stourport Swifts 0 MLP Tuesday 10 th November
Stourport Swifts were battered last night by high flying Hereford on their march to promotion.
Hereford new boy Mike Simons notched a hat trick as Swifts could do little to stem the flow of Hereford's fast approach work.
In front of a crowd of 2,231 at Edgar Street, Stourport's lone first half effort saw Reece Shilvock's long range effort come back off the bar, but They went in 2-0 down at the break.
The second half got even worse when Hereford scored two in a minute to put the match beyond their visitors and run out 6-0 winners
SWIFTS: Richards,Hanson,Wollacott,Fisher,Bunn,Hill,Robinson,Shilvock,Wager,Phillips,Rogers.SUBS USED:Bailey,Hyde,Maund
Stourport Swifts 3 Long Eaton United 1 MLP Saturday 7th November
Swifts broke their seven game run without a victory with this convincing win over Long Eaton United.
Stourport were ahead after only three minutes when James Hill's free kick from the left decieved Scott Low in the Long eaton goal and drifted in at the far post.
Swifts never looked back, and produced some of their best football for a month as they pushed for a second. It came just before the break when Shilvock played Joe Phillips in behind the Long Eaton defence and he cut in from the right to fire a fierce shot high to Low's right.
In the first minute of the second half Jack Rogers pounced to once again outpace the visitors defence and slide his shot under the advancing Low to put the Swifts 3-0 ahead.
Both Phillips and Rogers both somehow failed to increase the Swifts lead after goalmouth scambles, and Bradley Wells pulled a goal back for Long Eaton with ten minutes left.
Swifts: Richards, Hanson,Bunn,Fisher,Wollacott,Hill, Shilvock,Wager,Phiilips, Rogers. Subs Used: Beaumont, Bailey,Maund
Shepshed Dynamo 2 Sourport Swifts 0 MLP Saturday 31st October
Stourport Swifts made it seven games without a win in the MPL after his 2-0 defeat at Shepshed.
A competitive but dull match saw the Swifts muster only one shot on target in the 90 minutes, and after a turgid first half Shepshed striker Michael Reeve made the difference with two goals in ten minutes after the break.
Swifts midfielder Joe Robinson also saw red after a second bookable offence in the 80th minute to complete a miserable afternoon.
Swifts: Richards,Beaumont,Wollacott,Bunn,Wager,Hurrell, Hill, Robinson,Shilvock,Phillips,Bailey. Subs:Rogers,Hanson
Swifts are at home to Long Eaton United on Saturday, kick off 3.00pm
Highgate United 2 Stourport Swifts 2 Highgate win 5-4 on penalties Worcs Senior Urn Tuesday 27th October
Stourport Swifts went out of the Worcestershire Senior Urn last night on penalties after being on top for most of this match.
After falling a goal behind the Swifts came back to lead through Joe Phillips and James Hill, but Highgate levelled with 15 minutes to go. Joe Phillips missed from the spot to give Highgate a 5-4 win on penalties.
Swifts: Richards,Beaumont,Bunn,Wollacott,Wager,Hurrell,Hill,Shilvock,Phillips,Bailey. Subs Used: Fisher,Fusco,Rogers.
Stourport Swifts 1 Heanor Town 2 MLP Saturday 24th October
Stourport Swifts produced their their best performance for several weeks, but still finished on the losing end of a 2-1 scoreline.
With several players missing through injury, Stourport began strongly and pinned the visitors back in their own half in the early stages.
Reece Shilvock saw his goalbound effort blocked in the 11th minute, Jack Bailey's lob fell just wide, and James Hill skied his effort from 8 yards out when it looked easier to score.Ben Townsend in the Heanor goal saved another Bailey effort before SWifts finally took the lead after 39 minutes. James Hill's 20 yard free kick came back off the wall and Joe Phillips drilled home from the edge of the box for his second goal in 5 days.
As the Swifts looked like going in at half time in the lead, Ashley Bunn made a mess of his headed clearance, and the ball fell to Jamie Clarke 9 yards out, who made no mistake, scoring low past Richards' right hand to make the scores level at the break.
Early in the second half Bailey again saw a left foot shot fly just wide, and Phillips should have done better when he was put through by Shilvock, but fluffed his finish.
On 55 minutes Heanor went ahead when Bunn and Wollacott hesitated and substitute Nathan Benger took advantage to set up Jay Cooper, who fired past Richards from 12 yards.
Swifts pushed hard to get back into the game but Heanor hung on for the win which keeps them in second place.]
SWIFTS: Richards,Beaumont,Bunn,Wollacott,Wager,Hurrell,Hill,Shilvock,Robinson,Phillips,Bailey. SUBS USED:Rogers
Swifts are away at Shepshep Dynamo next Saturday kick off 3.00pm
Next Home Match - Long Eaton United Saturday 7th November kick off 3.00pm
Southam United 0 Stourport Swifts 1 PPLC Tuesday 20th October
Joe Phillips gave the Swifts their first win in six in this League Cup match at Southam, and a hatfull of missed chances turned what should have been a comfortable win into a tense struggle.
Swifts:Richards,Hanson,Wollacot,Mcpike,Wager,Bunn,Hurrell,Robinson,Shilvock,Baldwin,Phillips, Subs: Bailey,Fusco,Hill
Dunkirk 0 Stourport Swifts 0 MLP Saturday 17th October
Swifts drew a second consecutive blank, but manager Mark Phillips was delighted with his sides' first clean sheet in four matches.
Swifts: Richards,Hanson,Bunn,Wollacot,Hyde,Hurrell,Hill,Robinson,Shilvock,Baldwin,Phillips, Subs: Beaumont,McPike,Wager
Stourport Swifts 0 Loughborough University 2 MLP Saturday 10th October
Swifts went down 2-0 in another disappointing display to leave them with one point from their last 3 league games,
Stourport Swifts 1 Black Country Rangers 3 FA Vase Saturday 3rd October
Stourport Swifts made it three without a win last week, being dumped out of the FA Vase by West Midland League Black Country Rangers.
Swifts were a goal down after five minutes when McKerdy tapped in at the far post after Wollacot lost possession by the touch line.
Jones made it two just before the break,as Stourport struggled to put passes together.
An own goal in the 69 th minute gave the Swifts hope, and finally some inspiration, but Ross Williams made it 3-1 just before time after another mistake by Wollacot.
Brocton 3 Stourport Swifts 2 Tuesday 29th October
Swifts again gave their opposition a two goal start, but failed this time to get back into the match.
Two early goals put the Swifts on the back foot, and although James Hill pulled a goal back, Brockton again stretched their advantage to two early in the second half.
Ben Maund gave the Swifts hope with twenty minutes left, but there was no happy ending this time.
Swifts: Richards, Hanson,Wedderburn,Wollacot,Wager,Hurrell, Hill,Shilvock,Baldwin,Maund,Phillips. Subs used: Bunn,Bailey,Dean
Stourport Swifts 2 Rocester 2 Saturday 26th September Attendance 116
Ten man Stourport Swifts fought back from 2-0 down to earn a point against Rocester yesterday.
Rocester looked a different side to the one beaten 2-0 by the Swifts on the opening day of the season, and dominated the the first half hour of this match, but were fortunate witht he opening goal when Dan Brown's long range effort took a deflection to loop over Dominic Richards' desperate leap and drop in the top corner.
Worse was to come for the Swifts when Jamie Hyde was sent off for a second bookable offence on the stroke of half time to leave them with ten men.
After the break a reshuffled Swifts found themselves two down after 64 minutes when Brown added his second, tapping in after SWifts defenders twice failed to clear.
Jack Bailey came on with 15 minutes to go and within five minutes gave his side a lifeline, volleying home smartly from 6 yards after JIm Hanson's right wing free kick.
With the clock ticking down Ryan Wollacot grabbed a pointy for the Swifts wih a powerful header into the bottom corner from another Hanson free kick
SWIFTS: Richards,Bunn,Wedderburn,Wollacot,Hyde,Hurrell,Hill Shilvock,Maund,Phillips Baldwin Subs used: Wager,Hanson,Bailey
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