FOREST HALL 1
ALNMOUTH UNITED 2
A creditable third victory of the season was Alnmouth’s reward after a much improved second half showing overturned a first half deficit.
A ragged opening saw the visitors fall behind on the quarter hour when Robert Ruddick produced a delicate chip from the angle of the area to find the net and the home side will feel they should have added to their advantage.
After the interval it was a different story as United began to find their rhythm and Brett Rogerson and Kevin Bell had already witnessed efforts cleared off the line before the leveller arrived on 64 minutes when Ryan Taylor danced round a couple of markers before blasting past ‘keeper, Ian Todd from 20 yards.
Now well on top Alnmouth’s Rogerson and Liam Jefferson both somehow avoided the target completely from close range before Rogerson was more accurate with a more difficult opportunity – finding the gap for the winner through a congested box with ten minutes remaining.
Alnmouth: M Ashurst, D Dawson (A Martin), D Palmer, J Mowbray, S Anderson, A Murray (D Turnbull), L Jefferson, M Brown, B Rogerson, R Taylor, K Bell.
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*In midweek Alnmouth had a 3-1 home win over Hazelrigg Victory.