Match Report: 4/8/18
Thornaby 2, Billingham Synthonia 1
Ebac Northern League Division 2
Thornaby: Dawson, Posthill, S Howes (Wilson), Morrison, J Simpson (Rolfe), Graham, Scaife-Wheatley(c), Burton, Clark, Osmond (Foley), K Howes. Subs not used; O Simpson, Crager.
Billingham Synthonia: Roberts, Minter, Harrison, O'Connor (Wilson), Lee(c), Pollock, Weatherald, Garton, Reader (Raby), Hannah, Johnson (Dalton). Subs not used; Heslin, Marshall.
Thornaby opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the 27th minute following a foul by Lewis Minter; KURTIS HOWES stepped up to convert from 12 yards.
Billingham levelled the game up after 43 minutes from a free-kick after Foster Garton was brought down by ex-Synners keeper James Dawson when through on goal. KALLUM HANNAH sent his 25-yard free-kick into the the net in off the left hand upright.
Half-time: Thornaby 1, Synners 1
It was the home side who took all three points when they were again awarded a penalty kick after which can only be described as a 'soft' challenge in the box. HOWES again converting from the spot in the 70th minute.
Full-time: Thornaby 2, Synners 1
Referee: Mr T Craig Assistants: C Carr, V Davison.