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FOOTBALL: Chard fight back after controversial red card
9:46am Monday 28th October 2013 in Sport
TEN man Chard rallied to secure a 2-2 draw at home to Almondsbury UWE in the first division of the Toolstation western league on Saturday.
Sam Clark gave the Robins the lead in the seventh minute.
But in the 35th minute they received a double blow when Almondsbury scored a from penalty following a tackle by skipper George Chlopecki which resulted in a hotly-disputed red card.
Almondsbury scored a second after the interval but Chard refused to give in and were rewarded for their persistence in the 82nd minute when Ed Butcher crossed well from the right flank to find Oscar Latis in position to head home the equalizer.