Match Report: 5/1/19
Crook Town 1, Billingham Synthonia 2
Ebac Northern League Division 2
Crook Town: Pentony, Cameron Holliday (Christian Holliday), Verity, Hume (Peel), Harwood, Dunwell(c), Fielding, Johnston, Caley, Petitjohn (Stephenson), Smith. Subs not used; Gaston, Morrison.
Billingham Synthonia: Roberts, Frazer, Joynes, Bligh (McCardle), Minter (Gowan), Garton(c), Kelly, Pollock, Johnson, Hannah, Howes. Subs not used; Reader, Wilson, Bruton.
Synthonia came back from behind to earn the three points away at Crook Town.
The home side threatened early on with Phil Caley forcing keeper Callum Roberts to see the ball over the bar. They opened the scoring in the 13th minute when a free-kick from the right was headed on into the six-yard box and CHRIS DUNWELL slotted the ball home.
Synners best chance in the opening half was when a 27th minute Scott Howes pass found Kallum Hannah on the edge of the box, he turned and shot at goal but straight at keeper Philip Pentony.
Half-time: Crook Town 1, Synners 0
Billingham tied the game up in the 57th minute as BEN POLLOCK made a strong run at the heart of the Crook defence and after evading a couple of challenges he saw his shot deflect past Pentony and in.
Synners added the second goal after 62 minutes when after a foul on Louis Johnson by Dunwell; KALLUM HANNAH found the far bottom corner of the net from his free-kick from the right on the edge of the penalty area.
Full-time: Crook Town 1, Synners 2
Referee: Mr M Morton, Assistants: R Longstaff, T James.