Poor First Half By Town Gifts Ferriby Three Points

Poor First Half By Town Gifts Ferriby Three Points

An entertaining game for the neutral but one that left Town paying the price for some bad decision making, which saw them trail 0-3 by half time at the .

Town started well enough and could have been in front when the visitor’s keeper was forced to save from Alex Stark but on 12 minutes, Matthew Withall was caught in possession in his own penalty area. The ball was played square, and Ferriby scored.

Beverley Town continued to look dangerous on the attack but again shot themselves in the foot when Ferriby pounced upon an error by Matt Trowill to double their lead, and they looked to have wrapped up the points by half time when they took a 0-3 lead after taking advantage of careless play in midfield by Town.

Manager Ed Grady brought on Adam Foster at half time, and he had an immediate impact as he crossed for Stark to score from close range.

Town’s belief was raised, and they had Ferriby on the back foot as continually caused problems as he pulled all the strings on the right.

The home side thought they had reduced the arrears further when Stark netted, but the striker was ruled to have been offside.

Ferriby found it difficult to get any meaningful possession as Town sought to reduce the deficit which they eventually did when Foster fired in from a narrow angle.

At this stage, it looked like Town may pull it off but Ferriby’s youngsters dug in and secured the win when they scored their fourth goal with 10 minutes left.

This week Beverley Town Football Club first, eleven entertain Hessle Rangers at Norwood in the Humber Premier League whilst the reserves travel to Goole United Reserves. The Academy are at home to Leven as they look to build on their fine win away to Hull United AFC Reserves.

Final Score: Beverley Town Reserves 2 North Ferriby Reserves 4

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