[Haverhill Echo] - This was a trend which continued ten minutes later with Wood once again through on goal he rounded Benstead only to fire off a weak shot, which Paul Abbott was able to clear away. Haverhill had few chances in the opening 45 minutes, and were somewhat
[Haverhill Echo] - Two minutes later Newson was left on the edge of the Haverhill box with the ball at his feet as Paul Abbott misread a through ball, but he delayed his shot long enough for Arron Benstead to make a fine save. Haverhill extended their lead on 35 minutes
[Haverhill Echo] - Cornwell turned and shot into the arms of Michael Hilton before Stuart Kingham replaced captain Paul Abbott with eight minutes remaining. The game was reignited after 83 minutes when Wilkinson rose highest of the pack to head home Higgs' free kick.
[Haverhill Echo] - Paul Abbott becomes Haverhill Rovers captain, swapping deputy duties with then incumbent and player-of-the-season Marcus Hunt, who forfeit the role due to time commitments. Rovers are then hit with a striker shortage just before the new season begins