Match Report

Brighouse Town VS North Ferriby

North Ferriby FC continued their league campaign with a 3-3 draw at Brighouse. The Villagers had to overcome some terrible conditions in West Yorkshire. The rain in the second half got heavier as the game went on. 

The hosts took the lead in the first minute. A corner was delivered into the Ferriby box and Sam Bentley was on hand to fire past Tom Jackson. 

The Villagers would level through Josh Dennett. Danny East played a great ball across the field and found Dennett. Dennett controlled the ball before hitting a low cross across goal. 

The hosts nearly took the lead, Jack Johnson was on hand to clear the ball just as it was to go over the line. From the resulting corner the hosts would take the lead. After the ball was not cleared well, a Brighouse player hit a shot which the referee adjudged hit a Ferriby hand. Mo Qasim scored the resulting penalty. 

Ferriby would find an equaliser. This time it was their turn to be awarded a penalty. A Brighouse defender handled In the area. Danny East stepped up to score his second goal of the season. 

The Villagers took the lead just before the interval. A Josh Dennett throw in found Jack Johnson who calmly volleyed an effort into the Brighouse goal. 

The game turned in the second half when Josh Morrall was sent off for a challenge. Chris Bolder made changes to his formation to try and see the game out. 

Brighouse would get their leveller when a cross into the area was met by Ash Butterworth who headed past Jackson. 

The Villagers defended valiantly and picked up a vital point on the road. Chris Bolder gave his thoughts after the game. “The goals we’ve conceded tonight are uncharacteristic of us. I think one thing we can look at positively is in the situation we found ourselves in, it could be a good point moving forward”. 

Jackson, Dennett, Tilsley, Johnson, Morrall, Claisse, Bolder, East (Buttle), Emerton (Green), Berchil (Chadburn), Corner 

Sub not used: Exall 


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