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Welling win seven-goal thriller thanks to Lafayette double

PUBLISHED: 15:47 28 April 2014 | UPDATED: 15:47 28 April 2014

Welling United won a seven-goal thriller at home against Southport to finish the campaign off with a victory.

Striker Ross Lafayette grabbed the winner with a 73rd minute penalty to go with his earlier finish on 10 minutes.

After initially going a goal down Southport fought back to go 3-1 up at half-time.

But Harry Beautyman curled a free-kick in and then Jake Gallagher drew Welling level.

And with 18 minutes remaining Southport’s Aristote Nsiala handled in the area gifting Welling a spot-kick, which Lafayette duly netted.


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