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15.04.2010 @ 19:45 Keys Park Attendance: 449
Hednesford Town 1 - 1 Stourbridge
Referee: Mr O. Yates Southern Premier-Match

Goalscorers
Josh Craddock (45)
Aaron Drake (8)
Starting Line-ups
Stuart Brock
Liam Francis
Matty Wood
Cheyenne Dunkley
Ben Bailey
Adam McGurk
Elliott Durrell
Sean Platt
Josh Craddock
Tyrone Barnett
Ross Dyer
Lewis Solly
Sam Rock
Jamie Oliver
James Dyson
Aaron Drake
Nathan Benett
Drew Canavan
Leon Broadhurst
Ryan Rowe
Ben Billingham
Ryan Mahon
Substitutes
Liam Flynn
Aaron Gibson
Zak Martin
Chris Clements
Dorryl Proffitt
Daryl Jones
Paul Lloyd
Lindon Dovey
David Plinston
Aaron Lloyd
Substitutions
Aaron Gibson -> Matty Wood (68)
Dorryl Proffitt -> Adam McGurk (80)
Lindon Dovey -> Ryan Rowe (68)
Paul Lloyd -> Ben Billingham (68)
David Plinston -> Sam Rock (89)
Yellow cards
Sean Platt (0)
Matty Wood (0)
Elliott Durrell (0)
Sam Rock
David Plinston
Red cards
None. None
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A looping Adam McGurk left-footed volley caused major controversy at Keys Park as the last minute hero at Chippenham on Saturday came so close to scoring a famous winner in a hotly contested Midlands derby.

McGurk’s shot crashed off the crossbar and onto the goal-line as Lewis Solly was beaten all ends up; unfortunately for The Pitmen, the assistant referee ruled the ball did not cross the line.

Stourbridge had initially shocked an expectant Keys Park; silencing the crowd as a Liam Francis mistake let in Aaron Drake to fire across Stuart Brock into the net for the opening goal on eight minutes.

The home side had the majority of the pressure in the first period but it was Stourbridge who looked dangerous on the break with Ben Billingham missing a glorious headed chance on twenty-four minutes.

The Pitmen scored their deserved equaliser on the stroke of half time when a Sean Platt run set up Tyrone Barnett and, as the Stourbridge defence swarmed, his simple pass teed up Josh Craddock to stroke the ball into the roof of the net.

Despite a real competitive edge to the game, the second half brought little goalmouth action of note until McGurk’s crashing volley and a series of Hednesford opportunities which saw Liam Francis miss-kick and Ross Dyer fire frustratingly at Solly when well-placed.

A point each may put pay to the play-off hopes of Stourbridge but Hednesford now sit a point clear of Cambridge in fifth place; holding their promotion destiny in their own hands
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