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Match Report


   

7.00pm Tuesday 25th August 2020

Friendly

Broadhurst Park 3G, 310 Lightbowne Rd, Moston, Manchester, M40 0FJ


FC United of Manchester

1 - 2

Denton Town FC

 

Attendance: 25

FC United of Manchester 1

Denton Town FC 2



Attendance: 25
FC UNITED of MANCHESTER XI 1 DENTON TOWN FC 2
Two goals from Liam Ellis was enough to give Cheshire Football League outfit Denton Town FC a narrow 2-1 win against a youthful FC United of Manchester XI in Tuesday night’s pre-season friendly switched from Whittles Park, Denton to Broadhurst Park 3G due to the inclement weather.


Goalscorer Favour Bolaji in action for FC United of Manchester XI v Denton Town FC. (Photo Credit: Matty Wilkinson)

FAVOUR BOLAJI had opened the scoring for FC United of Manchester on 18 minutes when he applied the finishing touch to a Mason Beard shot that was going wide after being deflected off the Denton Town ’keeper.


FC United of Manchester XI No. 2 James Hickey stoops to head clear v Denton Town FC. (Photo Credit: Matty Wilkinson)

The visitors hit back within 16 seconds of the second half restart through LIAM ELLIS and then went ahead on 50 minutes with a second goal from the same player after Drayke Holland could only parry a goal bound effort.

Eli Kerrigan went close to equalising with ten minutes remaining but blazed over when it looked easier to score as the visitors held on for the win.

FC UNITED of MANCHESTER XI TEAM LINE-UP:-

1) Drayke HOLLAND (GK)
2) James HICKEY
3) Michael OLAYINKA
4) Amier MAIMAITJIANG
5) Callum SMITH
6) Kevin ZOKOU (Captain)
7) Caleb ADENUGA
8) Dylan BLACKLEDGE
9) Favour BOLAJI
10) Mason DAVIES
11) Mason BEARD

SUBSTITUTES:-

12) Sandro Da COSTA (For No. 11 - 62 mins)
14) Kelvin AMADO (For No. 7 - 16 mins)
15) Ibere BARUMIRE (For No. 8 - 76 mins)
16) Sheriff KABBA (For No. 14 - 69 mins)
17) Eli KERRIGAN (For No. 9 - 76 mins)
18) Alfie CLARKE (For No. 4 - 52 mins)
19) Benn PUGH (Not used)

ROLLING SUBSTITUTION:-

7) Caleb ADENUGA (Back on for No. 2 - 84 mins)

DENTON TOWN TEAM:-

1) Phil POLE (GK)
2) Elvis AMOAKWA
3) Harry WELSBY
4) Ryan LIDDLE
5) Cole McGRATH (Captain)
6) Tom BESWICK
7) Nana ASSAM
8) Brad McLAUGHLIN
9) Spencer JENKINSON
10) Liam ELLIS
11) Harry ROWAN

SUBSTITUTES:-

12) Kyle McGOVERN (For No. 3 - Half-time)
14) Luke MONAGHAN (Not used)
15) Liam McDOWELL (For No. 11 - Half-time)
16) Matty BOOTH (For No. 7 - 38 mins)
17) Shaq LEWYS (For No. 9 - Half-time)

ROLLING SUBSTITUTIONS:-

9) Spencer JENKINSON (Back on for No. 10 - 70 mins)
11) Harry ROWAN (Back on for No. 6 - 74 mins)
FC UNITED of MANCHESTER XI 1 DENTON TOWN FC 2

Two goals from Liam Ellis was enough to give Cheshire Football League outfit Denton Town FC a narrow 2-1 win against a youthful FC United of Manchester XI in Tuesday night’s pre-season friendly switched from Whittles Park, Denton to Broadhurst Park 3G due to the inclement weather.


Goalscorer Favour Bolaji in action for FC United of Manchester XI v Denton Town FC. (Photo Credit: Matty Wilkinson)

FAVOUR BOLAJI had opened the scoring for FC United of Manchester on 18 minutes when he applied the finishing touch to a Mason Beard shot that was going wide after being deflected off the Denton Town ’keeper.


FC United of Manchester XI No. 2 James Hickey stoops to head clear v Denton Town FC. (Photo Credit: Matty Wilkinson)

The visitors hit back within 16 seconds of the second half restart through LIAM ELLIS and then went ahead on 50 minutes with a second goal from the same player after Drayke Holland could only parry a goal bound effort.

Eli Kerrigan went close to equalising with ten minutes remaining but blazed over when it looked easier to score as the visitors held on for the win.

FC UNITED of MANCHESTER XI TEAM LINE-UP:-

1) Drayke HOLLAND (GK)
2) James HICKEY
3) Michael OLAYINKA
4) Amier MAIMAITJIANG
5) Callum SMITH
6) Kevin ZOKOU (Captain)
7) Caleb ADENUGA
8) Dylan BLACKLEDGE
9) Favour BOLAJI
10) Mason DAVIES
11) Mason BEARD

SUBSTITUTES:-

12) Sandro Da COSTA (For No. 11 - 62 mins)
14) Kelvin AMADO (For No. 7 - 16 mins)
15) Ibere BARUMIRE (For No. 8 - 76 mins)
16) Sheriff KABBA (For No. 14 - 69 mins)
17) Eli KERRIGAN (For No. 9 - 76 mins)
18) Alfie CLARKE (For No. 4 - 52 mins)
19) Benn PUGH (Not used)

ROLLING SUBSTITUTION:-

7) Caleb ADENUGA (Back on for No. 2 - 84 mins)

DENTON TOWN TEAM:-

1) Phil POLE (GK)
2) Elvis AMOAKWA
3) Harry WELSBY
4) Ryan LIDDLE
5) Cole McGRATH (Captain)
6) Tom BESWICK
7) Nana ASSAM
8) Brad McLAUGHLIN
9) Spencer JENKINSON
10) Liam ELLIS
11) Harry ROWAN

SUBSTITUTES:-

12) Kyle McGOVERN (For No. 3 - Half-time)
14) Luke MONAGHAN (Not used)
15) Liam McDOWELL (For No. 11 - Half-time)
16) Matty BOOTH (For No. 7 - 38 mins)
17) Shaq LEWYS (For No. 9 - Half-time)

ROLLING SUBSTITUTIONS:-

9) Spencer JENKINSON (Back on for No. 10 - 70 mins)
11) Harry ROWAN (Back on for No. 6 - 74 mins)