Albion suffer opening-day defeat

05 Sep 2020 in Match Reports

Albion suffer opening-day defeat Albion suffer opening-day defeat

Ryton & Crawcrook Albion suffered an opening-day defeat in the EBAC Northern Football League Division 2 as they went down to a 1-0 loss at Bedlington Terriers on Saturday.

A late strike from substitute MacKenzie Sharpe clinched the win for the Terriers moments after the hosts had a Andrew Burn penalty saved by Albion 'keeper Josh Graham.

It means Mark Bullock, whose side had decent chances especially in the first half, begins his reign as manager with defeat.

On Wednesday, RACA welcome Heaton Stannington to Kingsley Park.

Bedlington Terriers: Callum Corkhill, Mason Stephenson, Joseph Turnbull, Keelan Nellis, Adam McGuinness (c), Jordan Patterson, Andrew Burn (penalty miss 84), Matthew Fisher, Cameron Fenton, Leighton Hopper, Kevin Westphal. (Subs: Jay Hornsby, Dean Ellis, Jordan Lashley, MacKenzie Sharpe (goal 86), Ethan Biwer).

RACA: Josh Graham, Benjamin Joyeux, Jack Moody, Callum Turnbull (c), Joe Shepherd, Gavin Dick (David Backhouse 70), Matthew Law, Daniel Blewitt, Louis Anderson (Owen Brearton 77), Tyler Davis, Mitchell Ramsay (Harry Outterside 46). (Subs not used: David Below, Ryan Graham).

Referee: Mark McMahon

Attendance: 118

RACA Man of the Match: Matthew Law

Photos: Ian Smith (full gallery on facebook)


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