Own goals compound Tigers’ woes

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Worksop Town crashed 3-0 at home against Marine to leave the Tigers with just one point to show from three outings.

Martin McIntosh’s side brought about their own downfall with two own-goals inside the first 13 minutes. Worksop forced four corners inside the first five minutes or so but went behind on 11 minutes when James Cotterill headed a cross into his own net. Two minutes later Callum Williams miscontrolled another cross, knocking the ball into the Tigers net.

It got worse for Worksop when Marine extended their lead on 35 minutes through a John Shaw header. After which there was no way back for McIntosh’s who then lost Sam Duncum, Jamie Jackson and Adam Muller to injury in the second half.

In Frickley Athletic’s 2-2 with Northwich Victoria, it was Lewis Short who gave Northwich the lead but five minutes after the break Mark Whitehouse restored parity from the penalty spot.

Northwich went in front again through Nathan Wolfe before Ashley Longstaff fired home with 17 minutes left.