Match Report: 20/10/18
Ryton and Crawcrook Albion 0, Billingham Synthonia 1
Ebac Northern League Division 2
Ryton and Crawcrook Albion: Holden, Stephenson, Below(c), Turnbull, Barker, Luke, Broadhead-Hampson, Anderson, Jasper, Dunn, Moody. Subs not used; Turner, Miley, Smith, Fawcett.
Billingham Synthonia: Roberts, Tiffany, Joynes, Raby (O'Connor), Grier, Minter, Reader (Wilson), Pollock(c), Garton, Hannah, Bligh. Subs not used; Watson, Gnaglo, McCardle.
Synners made it back-to-back league wins and clean sheets with a one goal win over Ryton and Crawcrook Albion.
Billingham started the game on the front foot and inside a minute Ben Pollock found space in the box only to guide a shot wide. Later chances in the half saw a Charlie Raby shot from outside the box which the Albion keeper saved and a Kallum Hannah free-kick which was also saved by Stefan Holden. For the hosts; a shot from distance saw Callum Roberts make a good save in the Synners goal.
Half-time: Ryton and Crawcrook Albion 0, Synners 0
Chances were limited in the second period with only a Tom Bligh shot from the left over the bar and a free-kick from Pollock going wide of the target. Synners though found the net in the 84th minute when, after a foul on Hannah, BEN POLLOCK saw his free-kick from the left go through the wall and beat Holden at his near post to give Billingham the three points.
Full-time: Ryton and Crawcrook Albion 0, Synners 1
Referee: Mr D Fittes Assistants: J Harkess, C Kitson.