Congestion catches up with Alnmouth
Gateshead Redheugh 2-1 Alnmouth United
Three points slipped away from Alnmouth as their congested end of season continued to bite, leaving Gateshead with nothing to show for their considerable application.
Jordon Pearson’s solo effort provided the opener on fifty minutes for Redheugh, added to ten minutes later when bright spark, Joe McIntosh headed past Mick Ashurst following a right wing centre.
A free-kick was instead awarded, however, Peter Murray made it count, finding the net inside the near post angle.
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Further frantic pressure in the dying stages unfortunately brought no reward for the Seasiders.
* On Wednesday, Alnmouth beat Whitburn Athletic 3-0 at home.
Whitburn defended well, but Alnmouth finally managed to break them down with three goals in a ten minute spell in the second half, with Ryan Taylor netting twice and Andy Murray grabbingthe other.