Four for Joe in Woodhouse title bid

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Woodhouse did it again on Tuesday.

With title ambitions in mind though, they got off to a disastrous start and were soon a goal down after a poor clearance was hammered back although there was a suggestion of handball by the scorer.

They managed to equalise thanks to Darren Preece heading on a long throw.

But they went into the break behind again after a free kick was deflected in off a home player.

It was a different story in the second half as it became the Joe Whitham show, with the Woodhouse player bagging four goals.

He got his first to equalise when he fired home after latching on to a through ball.

He took his second by slotting in after a poor clearance by the visitors.

Whitham then completed his hat trick with a fine shot from a free kick after Callum Hallahan had been fouled on the edge of the area.

When the visitors had a man sent off it opened the game up even more.

A long throw brought a poor clearance and Oliver Wood was quick to pounce and hammer it home.

Whitham rounded off the game with his fourth by lobbing the keeper, making it 4-1.

Woodhouse got an added bonus when their rivals for the title, Asia, lost, leaving the clubs on the same number of points from the same number of games.

Woodhouse continue their bid for the title on Sunday when they return to VASA FC.