Stark On Target As Beverley Town Draw With Rovers

Stark On Target As Beverley Town Draw With Rovers

Beverley Town Reserves came from behind to earn a point as they drew 1-1 with in the East Riding County Football League.

On an uneven pitch, conditions were not conducive to the style in which Town’s reserves like to play their football.

Rovers were the first to strike when misdirected defensive header fell kindly to Ben Franklin who finished easily to give the home side the early advantage.

Town were soon to benefit from a defensive error by Rovers when a poor backpass let in Town’s leading scorer Alex Stark who calmly tapped the ball home to level the game.

In the second period it was Town’s keeper Luke Cotton who was the busiest as he made a string of fine saves to keep his side in the match.

Cotton’s efforts in goal were matched by solid defensive performance which included a remarkable effort from Town’s Dan Field to clear the ball off his own goal-line.

Town were not without their own chances in the second period with the best of them falling to their their main threat Stark who saw his shot fly over the bar.

Despite both sides having chances to clinch the points the draw is probably a fair reflection based on the efforts of both teams put into the match.

For Beverley Town Reserves this was two points dropped, which sees them slip down to third place in the with St Georges FC moving above them into second place.

This weekend Beverley Town Reserves take respite from the league and switch their attentions to the Senior as they face an away day at Sculcoates Amateurs Reserves.

Final Score: Holme Rovers 1 Beverley Town Reserves 1

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