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Kidsgrove Athletic
Newcastle Town
Wed 1 Nov 19:45 - The FA Trophy 17-18 Full time Attendance 189

Grove 2 - 1 Newcastle


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The game was all even at 15mins on the clock, with grove having most of the chances, with just under 20 mins on the clock a strike by Jon Beaumont deflected behind for a grove corner which Newcastle keeper Adam Alcock caught comfortably.

29 minutes on the clock and Beaumont plays the ball back across goal after a deep cross, the ball bobbles around dangerously in the grove box but Newcastle manage to clear it.

With 32 minutes on the clock grove won a free kick as Dan Skelton’s Charge forward was put to an end by a foul, Sanders took the resulting free kick which went just wide.

35 minutes on the clock and grove with all the attacking, Grove keeper Dave Parton yet to be troubled.

Chance for Tom France through but his shot never settled and went over with 37 minutes played.

Rhys Thompson shoots at goal which ends up being deflected over the bar for a corner.

The first half finished 0-0, grove dominating with Dave Parton not really being tested.

Newcastle had a chance on the break but it’s like they were playing rugby as it went high and wide.

The goal for kidsgrove come from a shot from Tom France, Dan Skelton then scrambled over the line on the 62 minutes, Groves pressure counts.

Newcastle equalised not long after against the run of play on the with 67 minutes on the clock.

The winning goal came on the 87 minute, a great cross from Lee Pickerill and Lee Cropper got on the end of the cross and headed it back into the net!

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