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22.08.2016 @ 19:45 Keys Park Attendance: 424
Hednesford Town
1 - 1
Referee: Mr T. Walker NPL Premier-Match

Tom Thorley (73)
Joe Mwasile (48)
Starting Line-ups
Dan Crane
James Mutton
Rhys Thompson
Calum Flanagan
Tom Thorley
Sean Geddes
George Carline
Cohen Bramall
Simeon Maye
Ashley Sammons
Jamie Mathews
Calvin Hare
Lewis Field
James Short
Liam Golding
Ryan O'Hare
Josh Brizell
Alex Davies
Billy Smart
Craig Lindfield
Chad Whyte
Joe Mwasile
Lloyd Ransome
Francino Francis
Joel Logan
Tristan Dunkley
Gurjit Singh
Liam Willis
Sean Myler
Warren Bellew
Obi Anoruo
Adam Hughes
Tristan Dunkley -> Ashley Sammons (63)
Gurjit Singh -> Jamie Mathews (76)
Joel Logan -> Sean Geddes (79)
Obi Anoruo -> Chad Whyte (65)
Sean Myler -> Ryan O'Hare (76)
Warren Bellew -> Joe Mwasile (84)
Yellow cards
Tristan Dunkley (0)
James Short
Liam Golding
Ryan O'Hare
Chad Whyte
Red cards
Tristan Dunkley (86)
Match report | How They Saw It | League Table
Official Site report:

Hednesford Town were forced to come from behind for the third time already this season as they picked up a point against an unbeaten Marine side – with the Pitmen also being reduced to ten men for the second game in succession.

The game was forced to kick-off ten minutes late due to the visitors being delayed en-route but this didn’t stop the Pitmen starting on the front foot as they worked an opening for Sean Geddes only for him to fire high and wide.

Six minutes later Craig Lindfield should really have opened the scoring for Marine but he scuffed his shot wide when well placed in front of goal and with only two Pitmen defenders to beat on the line.

After a period of play during which both sides pushed forward into the opposing areas, it was Hednesford who saw a chance come and go in the 28th minute as Jamie Matthews set up George Carline but his shot was blocked from 12 yards.

Two minutes later Hednesford goalkeeper Dan Crane made a smart save from Lindfield before the Marine striker should have put his side in front with a free header from six yards out in the 35th minute.

Just three minutes into the second period the visitors went ahead when Joe Mwasile raced onto a long goal kick and rounded Crane before firing home.

Back came the Pitmen and after Ashley Sammons had curled an effort just wide of the post and Geddes saw another chance come and go the home side equalised in the 73rd minute. Skipper Tom Thorley produced a wonderful left footed strike that beat the goalkeeper at the near post to bring his team level.

The home side were now well on top and they should have scored a second in the 84th minute when Joel Logan set up Rhys Thompson but he fired wide with the goal at his mercy.

For the second game in succession though Hednesford had to see out a game with ten men as striker Tristian Dunkley was sent off for two bookings, the second of which came in the 86th minute to end any hopes of a grand finale for the home side.
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