Plant ignites late drama for Shirebrook

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Shirebrook Town left it late to overcome basement side Hallam in the NCEL Division One.

Staring down the barrel of defeat approaching the 90, Matthew Plant struck twice in the space of a minute to complete a memorable turnaround.

Simon Mirfin scored for Hallam before Keiron Watson levelled for Shirebrook with a 20th minute penalty. Daniel Flynn restored Hallam’s lead seven minutes from time.

But there was still time in the game for Plant’s late heroics to complete a dramatic win to move Shirebrook up to sixth in the table.