Witton Albion vs Whitby Town.

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Team news: Witton make two changes to the starting line-up which beat Matlock Town last weekend. Matty Devine & Billy Smart come in for Anthony Gardner (illness) whilst Ben Harrison has returned to Altrincham following his loan spell. Will Jones returns to the squad after missing the Matlock game through injury.

Greg Hall, Cesaire Lingouba, Matty Devine, Josh Wardle, Luke Offord, Billy Smart, Danny McKenna, Tom Owens, Rob Hopley, Lewis Doyle, James Foley.

Subs: Will Jones, River Humphreys, Osebi Abadaki, Ryan Neild.

Effort comes in from Bradley Fewster on 7 minutes which deflects wide before Greg Rutherford has a header saved by Albion keeper Greg Hall as Whitby have a couple of early chances.

PENALTY to Witton on 9 minutes.

James Foley is brought down in the area.


Latest Score from Wincham Park:

Witton Albion 1 Whitby Town 0.

James Foley gives Albion the lead on 10 minutes beating Town keeper Jack Norton from the spot for his 16th of the season.

Good work by Tom Owens down the left on 14 minutes sees the ball pulled back but Danny McKenna’s effort is just too high and flies over the crossbar.

Good play down the right this time, Cesaire Lingouba skips by a challenge on 16 minutes and delivers a cross to Lewis Doyle who mis-controls in a good position.

Albion have the ball in the net again on 19 minutes but the offside flag had already been raised.

High free kick is played in by Danny McKenna on 25 minutes is nodded down by Josh Wardle and Lewis Doyle drills in a low effort from 20 yards which fizzes just wide.

30 minutes played - With the warm weather, the players are taking a drinks break.

Dale Hopson tries his luck from distance for the visitors on 36 minutes, he catches it sweetly but it flies narrowly over the crossbar.

Chance for Whitby on 45+3 minutes as Dale Hopson has an effort which hits the crossbar and bounces down. Not over the line though according to the officials.

Half Time Score from Wincham Park:

Witton Albion 1 Whitby Town 0.

Good effort comes in from James Foley 20 yards out on 49 minutes, turned around the post by the Town keeper Jack Norton.

Tom Owens does well on the edge of the penalty area on 57 minutes, evades one challenge before a goalbound effort well saved by Jack Norton in the Whitby goal.

Yellow card:

Witton’s Cesaire Lingouba on 64 minutes for handball.

Yellow card:

Whitby Town’s Kieran Weledji on 66 minutes for a foul.


Latest Score from Wincham Park:

Witton Albion 2 Whitby Town 0.

Rob Hopley increases Albion’s lead on 68 minutes with his 16th of the season - sliding the ball past Town keeper Jack Norton following a lovely through ball.

Shot from distance on 70 minutes is met by a good save by Greg Hall in the Albion goal.

Yellow card:

Whitby Town’s Daniel Rowe on 73 minutes for a foul.

76 minutes played - Another drinks break here causes a delay in proceedings.