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Workington AFC Development 2-2 Northbank

Workington AFC Development 2-2 Northbank

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Recap

Reds faced two tough opponents in their latest County League outing – the weather and unbeaten Northbank.

And with three players called up for first team duty it was a well earned point by the under-strength teenagers, “A creditable draw,” according to manager, Brian Dawson.

The hosts began well and ball retention was good despite the best efforts of a howling wind to disrupt matters.  They were rewarded with the opening goal, a fine solo effort from Tom Houghton.  He collected the ball in his own half, drove at the Northbank defence before finishing confidently.

But Northbank, with the wind behind them, started to gain control and two goals in quick succession from Connor Shields and Kevin McKenna saw them reach half time 2-1 ahead.

Soon after the restart, Reds were back in the game.  Taylor Hambling fired in a wind assisted thirty yarder to level the scores and the only surprise was there being no further goals.

It prompted a good spell from the hosts but a winning goal eluded them and they dropped their first points at home as Northbank proved resilient.

And when the Carlisle outfit fashioned a late opportunity of their own, Reds ‘keeper, Brodie Richardson, came to the rescue making a fine reflex save from point blank range. 

Goal scorers Taylor Hambling & Tom Houghton

 

Team: Brodie Richardson, Aidan Howarth, Matty Hartley, Tom Skinner, Harry Atkinson, Jack Burns, Louis Webster, Taylor Hambling, Tom Houghton, Ciaran Booty, Dan Whitehead.  Substitutes – Joe Palmer, Charlie Johnston, Kian Dear, Leon Dmytrowski (all used).

Details

Date Time Season
31/10/2020 14:00 County League Division 1 (2020/21)

Venue

Copeland Stadium
Overend Road, Whitehaven, CA28 8SD

Results

Team1st Half2nd HalfGoals
Workington AFC Development112
Northbank202

Workington AFC Development

1Brodie Richardson Goalkeeper
2Aidan Howarth Defender
3Matty Hartley Defender
4Tom Skinner Defender
5Harry Atkinson Defender
6Jack Burns Midfielder
7Louis Webster Midfielder
8Taylor Hambling Midfielder
9Thomas Houghton Forward
10Ciaran Booty Forward
11Dan Whitehead Defender
12Joe Palmer Defender
14Charlie Johnston Forward
15Kian Dear Defender
16Leon Dmytrowski Midfielder
Goals
2
2
Assists
0
0
Yellow Cards
0
0
Red Cards
0
0
Own Goals
0
0

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