Upton hat-trick inspires Holwell comeback

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Holwell Sports Reserves staged a dramatic second-half comeback to claim a high-scoring win in the Leicestershire Senior League Championship on Saturday.

Sports trailed 3-1 at home to Desford, but fought back to win 6-4 thanks to a hat-trick from Jayson Upton, a brace from first teamer Tom Harris and Harry Forfar’s strike.

Two goals each from Simon Goodman and Sean Warrilow had appeared to put the visitors on track for three points.

It was the second match running that Holwell had scored six at Welby Road and moved them up a place to 11th in the table and within four points of mid-table Oadby.

On Saturday they host title-chasers FC Khalsa GTB (ko 3pm) who sit a point off top spot in second place.