Murphy treble as Sidmouth Under-15s edge out Seaton in goal feast

Sidmouth 6, Seaton Town 5 Sidmouth Under-15s won a thrilling East Devon Youth League encounter by the odd goal in eleven.

In a high-tempo start the visitors scored first only for Freddie King to quickly level.

A Connor Murphy double put Sidmouth 3-1 up only for the visitors to strike back with a brace of their own to make it 3-3.

Murphy completed his hat-trick to send the hosts into the break with a 4-3 advantage.

The end-to-end action continued unabated after the break. Seaton levelled at 4-4, but a second for King and one from Todd Beanlands put Sidmouth 6-4 up.

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Seaton scored a fifth, but that proved to be the last goal of a thrilling game.

The result means table topping Sidmouth remain unbeaten in the league this term.

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