Gloucester City were cruelly denied a deserved victory as North Ferriby United’s Nathan Jarman equalised in the dying seconds.\r\n\r\nHarry White had placed Tim Harris’ men in a deserved lead, but the visitor’s bombarded the Tigers defence until the very last moment when Jarman was there to head home.\r\n\r\nIt was a cruel blow as City had produced one of their finer performances of the season, keeping Ferriby’s immense attacking talent at bay until the very last moment.\r\n\r\nWith the fog that had surrounded Cheltenham lifting, the opening minutes were played with neither side taking any real chances.\r\n\r\nIt took eleven minutes for Lewis Hall to tamely shoot at Adam Nicklin, after the play was switched excellently by Harry White.\r\n\r\nBilly Jones’ set pieces, ever the threat for City, saw Jack Harris and Adam Connolly trying their luck with Connolly’s looping header cleared from under the crossbar.\r\n\r\nTwo free-kick’s from Harry White and Jones tested Nicklin from either side as the Tigers enjoyed the lion share of possession.\r\n\r\nEx-Cheltenham man Tom Denton headed onto the crossbar, but the linesman’s flag was up.\r\n\r\nThe Humberside outfit threatened with Adam Bolder bursting into the box to head wide, before the livewire Joe Parker shot speculatively from distance for City.\r\n\r\nCity’s persistence in front of goal was awarded with Parker finding White, who brilliantly dummied the defender to fire with precision into the top corner for the lead.\r\n\r\nA crazy moment almost secured City’s second as Singh hoofed 70 yards up the touchline, the Ferriby players stopped, but the ball stayed in for Parker to bear down on goal, but Gregg Anderson salvaged at the last moment.\r\n\r\nThe Tigers almost doubled their lead  in the second period with Bristol City loanee Hall bursting down the left, whipping in beautifully to Parker who knocked his effort off the outside of the woodwork.\r\n\r\nNorth Ferriby came into the game though, as Bolder’s consistently dangerous set pieces were the Villagers major attacking outlet.\r\n\r\nIt was from one of these multiple corners that Anderson produced a top save from Singh at the near post.\r\n\r\nThe visitor’s rolled the dice with an attacking sub, bringing on Jarman in hope of stealing a point.\r\n\r\nNorth Ferriby kept on coming, Jason St Juste lifting the ball dangerously over to substitute Jamie Yates who fired over.\r\n\r\nA brilliant City defensive effort kept North Ferriby at bay, before Griffin almost sealed the game without doubt but Nicklin stopped well at the near post.\r\n\r\nHowever, deep into injury time Jarman headed home after a brilliant Singh save to deny the Tigers a point cruelly, injuring himself in the process.\r\n\r\nGloucester City: J. Singh, M. Green, B. Jones, J. Harris, S. Avery, A. Connolly, L. Hall (M. Groves 82), T. Webb, C. Griffin, J. Parker (N. Modest 89), H. White (J. Lucas 71)\r\n\r\nSubs not used: M. Richards, S. Hamilton\r\n\r\nGoals: White 33\r\n\r\nNorth Ferriby United: A. Nicklin, L. Bruce (J. Yates 80), J. Wilde, J. D’Laryea (N. Jarman 64 (D. Hone 90+5)), G. Anderson, M. Gray, A. Bolder, R. Fry, T. Denton, R. Kendall, J. St Juste\r\n\r\nSubs not used: N. Peat, T. Nicholson\r\n\r\nGoals: Jarman 90+3\r\n\r\nAttendance: 268

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