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Ryan Hall 36' 
David Foley 40' 
James Curtis 50' 

Report

A wonderful individual goal from David Foley ensured Spennymoor won their first ever game in the National League against Stockport County.

Foley, a summer signing from South Shields, collected the ball on the left-hand side before skipping past Michael Clarke and firing a shot past Ben Hinchcliffe.

Matthew Warburton had the chance to level for County with twenty minutes to go but his tame penalty was brilliantly saved by Dan Lowson.

A cagey opening period was broken when Foley fired against the legs of Hinchcliffe, before Ryan Hall, a constant threat throughout the game, fired high over the bar.

The visitors then grew into the game, with James Ball seeing his goal bound effort diverted over the bar via the head of Joe Tait.

Andrew Johnson then had a brilliant chance after good work from Foley but Hinchcliffe saved well again.

Foley then struck the decisive goal five minutes before the break, finishing expertly after brilliant wing play.

County threatened in the second half but failed to create any clear-cut chances, with Warburton drifting their sole opportunity over the bar.

They had their best chance to draw level twenty minutes from time after Hall brought down Connor Hampson shortly after Warburton stuck the post from distance.

Warburton himself stepped up, but his tame effort was brilliantly saved by Dan Lowson.

Attendance: 1,337

 

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Spennymoor

David Foley Forward 40'
James Curtis Defender 50'
Ryan Hall Midfielder 36'
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Stockport

Spennymoor

David Foley Forward 40'
James Curtis Defender 50'
Ryan Hall Midfielder 36'
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Stockport

Goals
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Yellow Cards
2
0
Red Cards
0
0

Results

Club1st Half2nd HalfGoalsOutcome
Spennymoor101Win
Stockport000Loss

Details

Date Time Competition Season
5th August 2017 3:00 pm National League North 2017/18

Ground

The Brewery Field
156 Wood Vue, Spennymoor DL16 6RH, UK

Spennymoor