1874 Northwich 4-1 Kendal Town: 74 make it back to back league wins
By Jack Owen
74 ran out comfortable winners at Townfield over Kendal Town as four different players hit the net, to get a big bank holiday weekend off to the perfect start.
The games opening exchanges were frantic, and on the third minute it saw the dismissal of the Kendal Town goalkeeper Morgan Bacon. Scott McGowan was first to a short back pass but was ultimately brought down by the keeper leaving the referee with no choice but to show the red card.
The breakthrough came on the 12th minute, midfielder Jack Irlam with the goal, turning the last defender and shooting low beneath stand in Thomas Fagan.
The game was now one way traffic, Mike Koral grabbed the second goal of the game, he overlapped down the right and was picked out by a measured ball from Jack Marrow, Koral drove a shot low in to the near post to double our lead.
Just before the half hour mark Jake Parker got in on the act, his half volley from the edge of the area nestled in to the bottom left of the goal.
A warning from our visitors came at the end of the half, Gregory McCaragher struck a powerful effort from 30 yards, which had Aghayere scrambling, but went over the bar and the 3-0 lead was taken in to the half time break.
Aghayere was once again called in to action early into the second half, his save to deny McCaragher inside our area was a brilliant one, the reactions to get down low to his right to stop a powerful effort was as good as a goal for 74.
Scott McGowan got on the scoresheet on the hour mark with the goal of the game, his effort on the spin from 25 yards was a cracker, it whistled past Fagan into the top right corner.
The visitors grabbed a consolation on the 90th minute, Eric Yahaya hit a powerful effort in to the bottom left corner giving Aghayere no chance.
Kendal Town: Bacon, Fagan, Chilufya, Patrick (Milburn 64’), Jeanne, Diop Parra, Wraighte, Marsh (Salter 75’), Gardner (Yahaya 26’, 90’), McCaragher, Varela.
Subs not used: Massamba.
|Sat 28 Aug 2021||3:00 pm||NPL Div One West||2021/22||242|
|Club||1st Half||2nd Half||Goals|
KO 13 17 28 45 60 61 69 FT