Alnwick suffer 3-2 defeat at Whitley Bay

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Whitley Bay A 3-2 Alnwick Town

Alnwick Town left North Tyneside empty handed, and in Ross Moore’s case with a sore head, after a 3-2 defeat at Whitley Bay A in the Northern Alliance Premier Division on Saturday.

This was a game Alnwick were literally chasing from the start, after conceding a goal inside the first minute, without even touching the ball.

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Paul Dunn was the man who gave the Hillheads side the perfect start, and it got worse when Mackenzie Sharpe added a second after thre Alnwick fullback was beaten out wide and the ball whipped into nthe box.

Phil Airey had a shot wide for Alnwick and they finally managed to get themselves back in the game when Airey tapped in a Midgley cross .

They then went agonisingly close to an equaliser before half-time when Henderson rattled the crossbar and at half-time it remained 2-1.

Alnwick looked more like themselves in the second half and they finally drew level after an hour when Midgley flicked in from a corner.

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Moore then sustained a head injury, which required hospital treatment, and he was replaced by Colley. Moore was bandaged up and later allowed to return home.

But on 84 minutes Whitley Bay struck a killer blow when James Lee netted a third for the home side to take all three points.