Albion light up to beat Wellington

PUBLISHED: 10:00 27 March 2009 | UPDATED: 08:50 18 June 2010

Beer Albion won for the sixth time in 25 Devon & Exeter League top flight outings and breathed yet more fire into their ongoing battle to avoid the drop out of the top flight.

Beer Albion won for the 6th time in 25 Devon & Exeter League top flight outings and breathed yet more fire into their ongoing battle to avoid the drop out of the top flight. Justin Adkin (2) and James Melville scored the goals as the Fishermen defeated Wellington 3-1. It means that Albion currently sit third from bottom and, although basement dwellers Hatherleigh Town also won and have plenty of games in hand, Budleigh Salterton Reserves are now a point worse off and have just one game in hand.Albion boss Phil Crabb says: "We know it looks a forlorn task but all we can do is win as many of our remaining games as possible and then we'll at least have given ourselves a chance. "It has been a struggle this term but we have showed that when we can get our strongest side out we are a match for any of the other Premier sides."Next up a meeting with Heavitree Social United of which Crabb says: "It is so dependent on availability and, if we can get the lads out there, then who knows? Another three points would be very welcome.


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