Result - Corby Town 2 Worcester City 3

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90+4 mins: Full-time.

90+2 mins: GOAL. Corby: Gary King scores from the spot following foul on Bolt.

90 mins: YELLOW CARD. Corby: Jordan Smith.

89 mins: Green is off target with a free-kick from 20 yards.

87 mins: Referee steps in to break up a minor scuffle which appeared to involve Lee Ayres and Ellis Deeney from the City perspective.

84 mins: SUB. City: Lee Ayres replaces Greg Mills.

81 mins: SUB. Corby: Alex Bolt on for Andy Hall.

80 mins: SUB. City: Danny Carey-Bertram replaces Michael Taylor.

79 mins: GOAL. City: Spiess' wayward clearance from outside the box is pounced on by Green not far inside the Corby half and he sends it soaring into the empty net. Fine strike.

78 mins: Mills' corner from the left is well claimed under his crossbar by Spiess.

73 mins: SUB. Corby: Ben Ekins replaces James Ozmen.

71 mins: Malone takes the ball off the toe of Symons and he prepares to shoot following Taylor's nod-down.

68 mins: SUB. Corby: Troy Farden replaces Tyrone Amory.

66 mins: Another good Weir challenge, this time to deny Tom McGowan.

63 mins: GOAL. City: Thorley squeezes the spot-kick home via a mixture of keeper and post.

63 mins: Mills is brought down by Hall and City have a penalty.

60 mins: Green's corner is headed away by Gordon.

59 mins: Delroy Gordon heads over from Hall's right-wing free-kick.

58 mins: Mills fires wide with a free-kick, this time at the near post.

56 mins: Mills bends an effort inches wide of the far post.

53 mins: Green and Mills not on same wavelength at free-kick as the former passes the ball straight out of play.

52 mins: Tyler Weir produces a finely-timed tackle to dispossess Amory.

49 mins: Bright start to the second period from the visitors.

46 mins: SUB. City: Phil Green replaces Matt Birley.

45+3 mins: Half-time.

45+2 mins: Thorley drives just over.

45+1 mins: Mills rattles the bar with a left-foot rasper. At the other end, Sargeant smothers at the feet of Jordan Smith.

42 mins: Gary KIng's free-kick is blocked by Deeney.

41 mins: Ball runs loose in the area, comes back to Kevin O'Connor and he fires it out of the ground.

39 mins: Mills delivers corner from City's left, Spiess punches clear.

37 mins: Spiess just beats Taylor to the ball and manages to palm it clear on the edge of the box.

34 mins: Hall ok to continue. City back on the attack.

32 mins: Thorley and Hall tangle going for a 50-50 ball and the latter needs treatment.

31 mins: Ellis Deeney sends a dipping left-footed effort over the bar.

29 mins: Ozmen's shot held by Sargeant.

28 mins: Malone side-foots wide from Hall's cross.

27 mins: YELLOW CARD. City: Birley for dragging down Amory.

26 mins: Birley pulls a shot wide after patient build-up play from City.

24 mins: YELLOW CARD. Corby: James Ozmen for foul on Mills.

22 mins: Hall takes free-kick from 30 yards out, finds Paul Malone but he heads well wide.

18 mins: GOAL. Corby: Hall lets fly with the outside of his right boot from 20 yards and finds the top corner via the bar. Superb strike, Matt Sargeant no chance. Hall haunts City again following his FA Cup winner last season.

16 mins: Andy Hall fires the ball across the box but Tyrone Amory fails to connect. Should have been the equaliser for Corby.

11 mins: Referee plays a good advantage and Matt Birley almost feeds Taylor down the middle.

8 mins: GOAL. City: Corby fail to clear Mills' corner and Michael Taylor volleys home.

7 mins: Mills bursts into the box and forces Fabian Spiess to tip the ball over.

6 mins: Free-kick from Greg Mills drilled into the wall.

4 mins: Mike Symons volleys high and wide but it's a good start from City.

2 mins: Tom Thorley's free-kick is straight at the keeper.

2 mins: We've already played longer than on Tuesday against Stourbridge. Long may it continue.

GOOD afternoon and welcome to Steel Park for today’s Blue Square Bet North match between Corby Town and Worcester City.

The visitors are unchanged for the third league match running as they seek to build on victories against Boston United and Blyth Spartans.

However, Stuart Whitehead returns to take his place on the bench in place of Ryan Clarke.

Corby Town: Spiess, Gordon, Mayo, Malone, Towers (c), McGowan, Hall, Ozmen, King, Smith, Amory. Subs: Ekins, Dossou, Farden, Bolt, Mullarkey.

Worcester City: Sargeant, Weir, Deeney, Thorley, Rowe, Elvisn, Birley, O’Connor, Symons, Taylor, Mills. Subs: Ayres, Green, Carey-Bertram, Whitehead, Dormand.

Referee: Ashvin Degnarain (London).

Attendance: 343.

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