Craig Elliott had ‘not too many complaints’ about Ashley Jackson’s red card…but plenty about the amount of added time after Boston United beat Nuneaton Borough last night.
The Pilgrims led 2-1 thanks to goals from Nathan Arnold and Jonathan Wafula when the board announced a minimum of three minutes to be played, only for referee Amy Fearn to finally blow the full-time whistle almost seven minutes later.
The match official later confirmed she had signalled for seven extra minutes to be played and a mix-up had seen the wrong number shown to the Jakemans Stadium, but boss Elliott was still fuming that the contest had not been finished earlier.
“I’m not happy about it. I know we won the game but it’s ridiculous. Seven minutes,” he said.
“You don’t see it unless there’s been a major incident.”
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