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Bangor City
Holywell Town
Full time
M Harvey (8', 86')
Fri 14 Dec 19:30 - Huws Gray Alliance League - Huws Gray Alliance Attendance 162

Bangor City 5-2 Holywell Town


Second Half collapse see’s Wellmen fall to defeat at Bangor.

On a cold night at Nantporth, the game started badly for the Wellmen as the home side took the lead with 3 minutes on the clock, after Robert Parry ran down the wing and his cross was met by Alex Darlington who headed home to give Bangor the lead. Things went from bad to worse a few minutes later as Bangor added a second, as Les Davies forces a great save out of Mike Platt, but the rebound fell to Darlington who grabbed his second of the game.
Town were back in it barely 2 minutes later. Good work by Aaron Pomeyie saw him pass the ball to Matty Harvey on the left, and his cross into the box missed everyone and nestled into the goal in the bottom corner to make it 2-1. Chances fell to both sides with Les Davies and Darlington going closest for the home side but unable to convert the chances, and Lewis and Pomeyie both firing wide of the target when chances fell their way. With a few minutes of the half remaining, Lewis went on a run and came in from the right and his close range effort was blocked by the Bangor defence, then a few minutes later, Mike Platt pulled off a great save to deny Bangor’s Parry from increasing their lead before the referee blew for half time.
The lasds came out for the second half, still very much in the game and again, chances fell to the home side but were unable to add to their tally, Darlington firing over when in a good position and then Platt again saved well from Parry’s effort when it looked like he was going to find the back of the net. Steve Lewis then had an effort fly over the bar. Yalany Baio then fies over before Ryan Jones comes on to replace Zebb Edwards. A few minutes later, Bangor get the important 4th goal, with Darlington again on the scoresheet to grab his hat trick after his downward header beats Platt into the corner of the net.
The Wellmen make a double substitution as Shaun Tuck replaces Josh Maldon and Josh Robertson comes on in place of Aaron Pomeyie. Barely 5 minutes had passed then Bangor add a 4th, Darlington again the goalscorer as he tapped home at the far post when a cross came in from the left. With 15 minutes remaining, it was 5-1 as Robbie Parry fired home from the edge of a box as the loose ball fell to him from a corner.
Town added a consolation goal with 4 minutes remaining, as a good move down the left saw Shaun Tuck drive forward, and his lay off was a bit behind Paul Williams, but Matty Harvey picked up the loose ball, and controlled before firing home from 30 yards over the keeper to make it 5-2. Bangor had a couple of chances to add to their tally but they failed to test Platt and the referee blew for full time to round off a disappointing night for the Wellmen.

Key moments

Goal Matthew Harvey scores for Holywell Town
Goal Matthew Harvey scores for Holywell Town


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86:00 Goal 0 - 2
Matthew Harvey scores for Holywell Town
72:00 Yellow Card
Shaun Tuck is yellow carded for Holywell Town
68:00 Sub On
Shaun Tuck is substituted on for Holywell Town
68:00 Sub Off
Josh Maldon is substituted off for Holywell Town
68:00 Sub On
Josh Robertson is substituted on for Holywell Town
68:00 Sub Off
Aaron Dotse-Pomeyie is substituted off for Holywell Town
65:00 Yellow Card
Steve Lewis is yellow carded for Holywell Town
60:00 Sub On
Ryan A Jones is substituted on for Holywell Town
60:00 Sub Off
Zebb Edwards is substituted off for Holywell Town
End of period 1
11:00 Yellow Card
Sam Jones is yellow carded for Holywell Town
8:00 Goal 0 - 1
Matthew Harvey scores for Holywell Town
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As it happened

  • Bangor City
  • Holywell Town
  • 0
  • Matthew Harvey Goal 8:00'
  • Sam Jones Yellow Card 11:00'
  • Ryan A Jones Sub On 60:00'
  • Zebb Edwards Sub Off 60:00'
  • Steve Lewis Yellow Card 65:00'
  • Shaun Tuck Sub On 68:00'
  • Josh Maldon Sub Off 68:00'
  • Josh Robertson Sub On 68:00'
  • Aaron Dotse-Pomeyie Sub Off 68:00'
  • Shaun Tuck Yellow Card 72:00'
  • Matthew Harvey Goal 86:00'

Team selection

Platt, Michael Platt, Michael
Harvey, Matthew Harvey, Matthew
Jones, Jonathon Jones, Jonathon
Jones, Sam Jones, Sam
Hughes, Matthew Hughes, Matthew
Edwards, Zebb Edwards, Zebb
Roebuck, Tony Roebuck, Tony
Williams , Paul D Williams , Paul D
Lewis, Steve Lewis, Steve
Dotse-Pomeyie , Aaron Dotse-Pomeyie , Aaron
Maldon, Josh Maldon, Josh

League round up

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League table

# Team Pl Pts
10. Gresford Athletic 30 39
11. Conwy Borough 30 36
12. Llanrhaeadr YM 30 32
13. Penrhyncoch 30 30
14. Holywell Town 30 30
15. Denbigh Town 30 29
16. Holyhead Hotspur 30 19

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