Newport Pagnell Town 1-1 Holbeach United

Newport Pagnell Town 1-1 Holbeach United

United Counties League, Premier Division
Saturday 24th September 2016
Kick off 15:00
Willen Road, Newport Pagnell
Attendance: 93

Summary

This top of the table clash proved to be a slow burner as both sides cancelled each other out. It was the Swans that started better as they tried to impose control over the proceedings. However, the Tigers who took the lead when Spencer Tinkler’s pin point cross found the head of Tyler Wright who looped his header over the keeper. After their goal Holbeach livened up and became much more competitive. Fazel Koriya had a golden chance to level towards the end the half but skyed his shot over from close range.

The second period was a fairly tepid affair as the pace of the game dropped. Five minutes into the half the ball stuck under Koriya’s foot as it looked easier to score from 2 yards out. Both sides played some nice passing football but lacked penetration in the final third. Newport had to wait until the eightieth minute to get a deserved equaliser as Adam Pryke powerfully headed home Darryl Smith”s corner.

This was a match of few chances, if the Swan’s had been more clinical in front of goal they could have stolen all three points but upon reflection a draw was the fair result.

Teams

Newport Pagnell Town
1. Mark Osborn
2. Junior Muya
3. Ollie Wilkinson
4. Stuart Smeathers (c)
5. Adam Pryke
[Goal 80 mins]
6. Sam Tamakloe
7. Darryl Smith
8. Greg Ling
[Yellow 45+1 mins]
9. Dom Lawless
10. Fazel Koriya
11. George Shrieves
[Subbed 60 mins]
Substitutes
12. Paul Edgeworth
[For 11, 60 mins]
14. Dave Baker
[Not Used]
15. Remy Forrester
[Not Used]
16. Martin McIntyre
[Not Used]

Holbeach United
1. Rick Drury
2. Jake Walton
[Yellow 43 mins]
3. Adam Jackson
4. Spencer Tinkler
5. Nick Jackson
[Yellow 45+3 mins]
6. Jamie Stevens (c)
7. Aaron Eyett
[Subbed 83 mins]
8. Matt Warfield
9. Josh Ford
[Yellow 79 mins]
[2nd Yellow 90+1 mins]
10. Jordan Thomas
11. Tyler Wright
[Goal 23 mins]
Substitutes
12. Macaulay Grimwood
[For 7, 83 mins]
14. Callum Davies
[Not Used]
15. Lewis Harker
[Not Used]
16. Martyn Cundy
[Not Used]
17. Tom Roberts
[Not Used]

Match Officials

Referee
– Andrew Burston
Assistants
– Brian Humphries
– Jolyon Dales

Photograph courtesy of NPTFC Supporters Association.

Andy Gunn 1617/21

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