Match gallery: Ilkeston Town 3 Stourport Swifts

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Ilkeston Town got their season off to a winning start with victory over Stourport Swifts on Saturday.

It took an 87th minute winner to do it but on balance the Robins just about deserved the victory, based largely on a far better second-half having looked a little lethargic for much of the first.

And while many lessons will have been learned as Ilkeston begin life at step five, they’ll take great heart from winning the opener in such a fashion.