Droylsden FC News
Three goals in the space of eleven second half minutes secured Droylsden's third away on the trot at Brighouse in a game that will unfortunately remembered for a serious injury to the Bloods central defender Phil Clarke.
This was a tale of two sides, one who took their chances and and one that didn't on a wet night in North Wales.
Bloods gave a debut to midfielder Glyn Cotton who came in for Jack Rudge while Phil Clarke came back into the back four with makeshift centre half for the last game Steve Hall starting on the bench.
The Bloods crashed out of the Integro League Cup, marking the fourth cup competition this season in which they have failed to get over the first hurdle.
A hat trick from Trafford forward Mark Derbyshire and goals from Ali Brown and Andy Langford saw the visitors into the second round despite Droylsden getting three goals back in this topsy turvy game.
Three first half goals sunk a weakened Droylsden side at Scarborough.
The Bloods with a makeshift centre half pairing of Hall and Samuels, the former starting his first game since his Injury against Gainsborough thirteen months ago.
Two second half goals from Adam Farrell and Steve Lewis sealed the Bloods second win in a row after coming from behind at Radcliffe Borough to claim three well deserved points in this local derby.
The Bloods left Tadcaster pointless and teetering close to the relegation zone but will be left wondering how they hadn't wrapped up this game before half time.
Two second half goals from Tom Corner, the first a header as the centre forward was unmarked from a corner, were the difference as the home side converted the two chances they had in front of goal.
Droylsden crashed out of another cup competition at the first hurdle after a lack lustre performance at the Butcher's Arms.
Two goals from Lancaster centre half and man of the match Josh Westwood sealed the game for the Dolly Blues and a trip to Stocksbridge Steels in the next round.
Droylsden held on for the replay at the Giant Axe yesterday after being forced to play much of the game with ten men after debutant Ryan Winder saw a straight red after just twenty minutes of the game.
The seventh spot kick at the end from Bloods defender Phil Clarke was the difference between the two sides after it had finished all square after 90 minutes.
However the game was marred by a serious injury to the Stalybridge Full back Sam Tattum who was carried from the field in the first half after a clash with Bloods striker Steve Lewis.
It finished all square at the Butcher’s Arms but The Bloods will be disappointed, especially after their second half performance, that they didn't come away with all three points against Scarborough Athletic.