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Holywell Town
Airbus Broughton
S Tuck (30'), S Lewis (48')
Full time
Sat 26 Aug 14:30 - Huws Gray Alliance League - Huws Gray Alliance Attendance 205

Holywell Town 2-5 Airbus Broughton

The Wellmen fall to defeat against the Wingmakers.

The Wellmen welcomed Airbus Broughton to Halkyn Road, looking to keep their unbeaten start to the season going.

Like Wednesday nights game against Flint Town United, the Wellmen conceded an early goal as Alfons Fosu-Mensah' deflected shot beat Joe Griffiths to give the visitors a 2nd minute lead.

Chances were few and far between in a tight game following the goal, and the Wellmen equalised with half an hour on the clock. John Davies was penalised for a foul on the edge of the box, and Shaun Tuck stepped up to take the free kick and his low shot nestled into the bottom corner with Airbus keeper Andy Coughlin.

Holywell Town 2-5 Airbus Broughton 26th August 2017 (c) Chris Noble
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The score remained locked at 1-1 at the half time break, the Wellmen had a great start to the second half as Fosu-Mensah lost the ball, Steve Lewis picked up the ball and his chip over keeper Coughlin found the back of the net from over 25 yards out.
The score remained 2-1 to Holywell Town until the hour mark, when Airbus equalised to make it 2-2 through Sub Luke Busumbru.
The goal lifted Airbus and a couple of minutes later, they had taken the lead as Fosu-Mensah placed a shot in the bottom corner. He then completed his hat trick 10 minutes later to make it 4-2 to the Visitors.
The Wellmen looked to get back into the game, and despite having chances, couldn't find the back of the net.
Airbus sealed the victory in the final few minutes of the game as Busumbru grabbed his second of the game to round off a miserable afternoon for the Wellmen.

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Key moments

Goal Shaun Tuck scores for Holywell Town
Goal Steve Lewis scores for Holywell Town

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70:00 Sub On
Sam Jones is substituted on for Holywell Town
70:00 Sub Off
Jamie McDaid is substituted off for Holywell Town
65:00 Sub Off
Brady McGilloway is substituted off for Holywell Town
65:00 Sub On
Paul D Williams is substituted on for Holywell Town
48:00 Goal 2 - 0
Steve Lewis scores for Holywell Town
End of period 1
30:00 Goal 1 - 0
Shaun Tuck scores for Holywell Town
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As it happened

  • Holywell Town
  • Airbus Broughton
  • 0
  • Shaun Tuck Goal 30:00'
  • Steve Lewis Goal 48:00'
  • Paul D Williams Sub On 65:00'
  • Brady McGilloway Sub Off 65:00'
  • Sam Jones Sub On 70:00'
  • Jamie McDaid Sub Off 70:00'

Team selection

Griffiths, Joe Griffiths, Joe
Lloyd, Phil Lloyd, Phil
Sudlow, Gareth Sudlow, Gareth
McDaid, Jamie McDaid, Jamie
Jones, Jonathon Jones, Jonathon
Thomas, Steve Thomas, Steve
McGilloway, Brady McGilloway, Brady
Williams, Graeme Williams, Graeme
Tuck, Shaun Tuck, Shaun
Lewis, Steve Lewis, Steve
Desormeaux, Danny Desormeaux, Danny

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League table

# Team Pl Pts
1. Caernarfon Town 28 65
2. Denbigh Town 28 60
3. Airbus Broughton 28 54
4. Guilsfield 28 53
5. Holywell Town 28 50
6. Rhyl 28 47
7. Porthmadog 28 44

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