North Ferriby VS Goole Town
North Ferriby FC kicked off their pre season campaign with a 2-2 draw against Goole. The Villagers had to come from behind in the game.
Chris Bolder played two nearly different sides each half. At half time Bolder made the one changes to the side that started. The Ferriby faithful were introduced to new signings Tom Jackson and Jack Johnson in the first half. They got to see Omar Sanyang in the second half.
The Villagers needed a couple of big saves from summer arrival Tom Jackson. The former Belper stopper thwarted an effort from Liam Flanagan and then later produced another save to keep the visitors at bay. The visitors would take the lead through the Flanagan. The former Selby striker hit a shot that looped over Jackson.
The Villagers continued to control possession in the first half and produced their first chance of the game through Adam Bolder. Danny Earl started the move with pace out wide. Last season’s top scorer took two defenders on before his effort was cleared. The ball fell to the experienced Bolder who saw his shot from the edge of the area go over the bar.
Earl went close but saw his shot saved well. Trialist A tried his luck from the edge of the area, but this went high and over the bar.
The Villagers drew level early in the second half. Omar Sanyang played a fantastic cross field ball to Amir Berchil. Berchil showed great awareness and speed to dribble past a couple Goole defenders. Berchil found Josh Dennett who saw his shot deflected, but the ball looped over Jody Barford to draw the scores level.
The visitors would retake the lead when a throw in evaded all in the box and found Callum Petch at the far post to prod home.
The Villagers would level the scores again. This time through Danny Clarke. Quick thinking from Josh Dennett caught Goole napping from the throw in. Danny Clarke found himself behind the Goole back line and was able to finish past Barford.
After the game, Chris Bolder shared his thoughts on his sides return to action, “it’s great to be back, obviously with us finishing so early in April we’ve had a long time away from football so it’s great to be back. The pitch is in an unbelievable condition and the ground looks tremendous. Fair play to Goole, they came and gave a very strong account of themselves, we were able to play two different elevens to give everyone game time which is always everyone’s objective in pre season. There were elements of rustiness and a lack of cohesion at times but there are also lots of positives to take from this as well”.
First half eleven: Jackson, Trialist A, Johnson (Dennett), Trialist B, Morrall, Bolder, East, Shortland, Earl, Corner, Buttle
Second half eleven: Exall, Dennett, Trialist B (Ezeagba), Donald, Morrall (Hutchinson), Kirk, Trialist C, Claisse, Sanyang, Berchil, Clarke
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