Witton Albion vs Northwich Victoria (PSF).

Witton team news & latest score updates will appear here as and when they become available.

Team news: Will Jones misses out from the team beaten by Crewe Alexandra on Tuesday night so Tom Owens comes in. The starting line-up has only one trialist whilst two more start on the bench. Development Squad members Tom Edwards & Stefan Sorensen also come into the squad.

Chris Renshaw, Danny McKenna, James Short, Josh Wardle, Liam Goulding, Billy Smart, Trialist A, James Foley, Rob Hopley, Tom Owens, James Murray.

Subs: Chris Noone, Trialist B, Trialist C, Stefan Sorensen, Tom Edwards, Ryan Neild.

Northwich Victoria have four ex Witton players in their squad: Defender Michael Wilson, Strikers Joel Brownhill & Jamie Hinchliffe in the starting line-up whilst midfielder Harvey Whyte starts on the bench.

Vics on the attack straight away. On 2 minutes Rob Doran intercepts it deep in Witton’s half but turns too many times and can’t get his shot away. He had a great chance to open the scoring.


Latest Score from Wincham Park:

Witton Albion 1 Northwich Victoria 0.

Billy Smart gives the Albion the lead on 4 minutes following a defensive mix-up.

Jamie Hinchcliffe wriggles past three Witton defenders on 11 minutes and looks to be pulled down but referee waves play on.

Witton Substitution:

James Foley replaced by Trialist on 14 minutes.

Northwich striker Rob Doran bursts through on 16 minutes but can’t get his shot away.

Northwich keeper Danny Taberner saves on 19 minutes as Witton go in search of a second goal.

PENALTY to Witton on 20 minutes.

Northwich Substitute Harvey Whyte brings down the Albion forward.

James Short’s spot-kick on 21 minutes goes over the crossbar.

Rob Doran races through on goal on 24 minutes, takes a touch to set himself and fires one high past the keeper. The crossbar saves Witton though and Jamie Hinchliffe can’t get he rebound in.

Northwich pressing for the equaliser as Harvey Whyte lets loose with a volley on 33 minutes after a Rob Doran knock down in the box. He connects brilliantly and its smacked right into the face of a Witton defender, great block. Took one for the team.


Latest Score from Wincham Park:

Witton Albion 1 Northwich Victoria 1.

Rob Doran levels the scores on 37 minutes - his shot finding the net via the post. It appears to have been coming.

Vics Rob Doran at it again and turns inside the defender in the box on 44 minutes, fires it goalwards and it’s a cracking save from Albion keeper Chris Renshaw to deny him.

Half Time Score from Wincham Park:

Witton Albion 1 Northwich Victoria 1.

Witton go close to regaining the lead on 49 minutes as a header thumps against the crossbar from close range.

Albion go close again a minute later but Vics captain Joe Camozzi clears off the line.

Vics counter attack at pace on 53 minutes and Harvey Whyte turns in the box and dinks a lovely ball to the back post and it’s just cut out by a Witton defender’s head.

A Northwich Corner is floated in on 54 minutes and Brandon Barski gets his head to it. It’s headed across goal towards Martin Grundy who’s header is well over the bar.

Great defending by Vics on 58 minutes as Witton have a number of opportunities to score. Ends up with a goal-kick to Vics.

Witton Substitution:

Trialist A replaced by Chris Noone on 60 minutes.

Joel Brownhill capitalizes on a mistake by the Witton right back Danny McKenna on 66 minutes and puts in a great cross. Jamie Hinchliffe runs in front of his man but can’t find the vital touch.