Chelsea fans probably did not expect their expensively assembled team to be tortured by a right-winger who cost Middlesbrough a nominal fee when he made the step up from Tooting and Mitcham five years ago.
Yet Isaiah Jones is a special talent who, quite apart from destabilising Levi Colwill, created the goal scored by the impressive Hayden Hackney that left the Riverside celebrating like it was 2004.
Written by Louise Taylor at the Riverside Stadium
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