Britton seals Skegness Town's first away win in 4-3 thriller

Skegness Town earned their first win on the road with a breathtaking 4-3 success at East Yorkshire Carnegie.

Will Briton.
Will Briton.

The Lilywhites hit the road in search of their first three-pointer away from the Vertigo since securing promotion to the Northern Counties East League Division One.

Carnegie began the day in 14th, three places and five points ahead of Town.

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Nicky Frost tested the hosts’ keeper midway through the first half and Skegness pressure paid off when George Hobbins fired them in front.

Nathan Hotchen tapped home a second but but it still needed keeper James Lambley to pull off a point-blank save to maintain the two-goal advantage at the interval.

However, a good opening 45 was undone by two Carnegie strikes minutes into the second half.

Hotchen regained advantage with a 56th-minute curler from the edge of the box but the hosts levelled soon after.

But Britton had the final say with a strike from the edge of the box.