Town Up And Running In HPL As Stark Rediscovers Scoring Touch

Town Up And Running In HPL As Stark Rediscovers Scoring Touch
Town Up And Running In HPL As Stark Rediscovers Scoring Touch

Town Football Club got their first points of the new season as they beat local Humber Premier League rivals Pocklington Town 3-1.

Leon Dawson got Town off to the perfect start when he opened the scoring for the visitors on eight minutes.

The victory was sealed as Alex Stark rediscovered his scoring touch, scoring twice before the break to ensure it would be a happy night at The Balk for the boys in blue.

Town manager Rich Jagger was delighted with the result, he said;

Town’s boos Rich Jagger is ‘delighted’ with result

“It was an excellent performance from the lads and a thoroughly deserved win.”

“In the first half we were frightening going forwards, Stark and Craig Muirhead caused all sorts of problems, and our midfield was a constant threat.” 

“Second half we had to do the dirty work, and we did a fine job. I thought Tom Davies was outstanding at the back, and to be honest every man but in a great shift out there.”

Beverley Town are back in action this weekend when they travel to Atwick Road as they take on newly promoted Hornsea Town.

Hornsea secured their return to top-flight football last season when they edged out Walkington to clinch the Division One title.

The match will see Beverley reunited with a former player Jonny Kershaw. Last time the sides met at The Balk it was Hornsea who had the final say winning 4-3.

Beverley last beat Hornsea back in August 2015 when they brushed aside Hornsea to win 4-0 in the rain thanks to braces from Rob Northern and .

Elsewhere in the Humber Premier League, new boys Walkington also earned their first points of the season with a 4-3 win over East Riding Rangers.

Walkington will be looking to back that up this Saturday when they welcome Pocklington Town to Broadgates in the 2PM kickoff.

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