Town out of the FA Vase

Alnwick Town FC news and match reports.
Alnwick Town FC news and match reports.

Alnwick Town have been knocked out of the FA Vase after losing 2-1 against Billingham Synthonia this evening.

Hosts Alnwick had gone 1-0 up thanks to Tom Macpherson’s first-half header, but the visitors scored two goals in the space of three second-half minutes to turn the First Qualifying Round replay on its head.

Matthew Osmond grabbed the equaliser for Synthonia in the 71st minute before James Magowan grabbed the winner shortly after.

Alnwick’s night turned from bad to worse when Chris Glass was sent off for a second bookable offence in the 80th minute.

The teams were contesting tonight’s cup replay after they drew 2-2 on Saturday.

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