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Match Report

    

7.45pm Tuesday 31st July 2018

Friendly

Broadhurst Park, 310 Lightbowne Rd, Moston, Manchester, M40 0FJ


FC United of Manchester

2 - 4

Rochdale

 

Attendance: 801

FC United of Manchester 2

Rochdale 4



Attendance: 801
FC UNITED of MANCHESTER 2 ROCHDALE AFC 4

FC United of Manchester went down to a 2-4 home defeat in their final pre-season match, this against English Football League - League One outfit Rochdale AFC at Broadhurst Park on Tuesday night, with the visitors coming back from a two goal deficit.

Things had started well for the home side as they took the lead on 12 minutes, Rochdale captain BRIAN BARRY MURPHY scoring in his own goal.

On 27 minutes, FC United went two up as LIAM DICKINSON netted for the home side from 30 yards distance.

The visitors pulled one back on 39 minutes through from OLIVER RATHBONE, before MATT GILLAM grabbed an equaliser on the stroke of half time, this after Dan Adshead’s effort had come off the post.

A second own-goal on 55 minutes, this time by an FC United defender and a fourth for the visitors by JORDAN WILLIAMS from close range on 64 minutes made sure of the final result.

FC United now look forward to their opening National League North fixture on Saturday 4th August, at Edgeley Park, against Stockport County F.C. (K.O. 3.00 p.m.) whereas Rochdale A.F.C. start their EFL League One campaign at Burton Albion.

FC UNITED of MANCHESTER TEAM:-

1) Billy CRELLIN
2) Joel SENIOR
3) Matthew DEMPSEY
4) Danny RACCHI
5) Luke ASHWORTH
6) Sam BAIRD
7) Elliot SIMOES
8) Harry WINTER
9) Liam DICKINSON
10) Kurt WILLOUGHBY
11) Joel LOGAN

SUBSTITUTES:-

12) Sam TATTUM (For No. 2 - Half-time)
13) Sulaiman SAJJAD (For No. 1 - 85 mins)
14) Steve AFFLECK (For No. 6 - Half-time)
15) Jamal CRAWFORD (For No. 8 - Half-time)
16) Mike JONES (For No. 11 - Half-time)
17) Jack BANISTER (For No. 7 - Half-time)
18) Brodie LITCHFIELD (For No. 9 - Half-time)
20) Tom GREAVES (For No. 3 - 74 mins)

Referee:- Mr. Paul GRAHAM

FC UNITED of MANCHESTER 2 ROCHDALE AFC 4

FC United of Manchester went down to a 2-4 home defeat in their final pre-season match, this against English Football League - League One outfit Rochdale AFC at Broadhurst Park on Tuesday night, with the visitors coming back from a two goal deficit.

Things had started well for the home side as they took the lead on 12 minutes, Rochdale captain BRIAN BARRY MURPHY scoring in his own goal.

On 27 minutes, FC United went two up as LIAM DICKINSON netted for the home side from 30 yards distance.

The visitors pulled one back on 39 minutes through from OLIVER RATHBONE, before MATT GILLAM grabbed an equaliser on the stroke of half time, this after Dan Adshead’s effort had come off the post.

A second own-goal on 55 minutes, this time by an FC United defender and a fourth for the visitors by JORDAN WILLIAMS from close range on 64 minutes made sure of the final result.

FC United now look forward to their opening National League North fixture on Saturday 4th August, at Edgeley Park, against Stockport County F.C. (K.O. 3.00 p.m.) whereas Rochdale A.F.C. start their EFL League One campaign at Burton Albion.

FC UNITED of MANCHESTER TEAM:-

1) Billy CRELLIN
2) Joel SENIOR
3) Matthew DEMPSEY
4) Danny RACCHI
5) Luke ASHWORTH
6) Sam BAIRD
7) Elliot SIMOES
8) Harry WINTER
9) Liam DICKINSON
10) Kurt WILLOUGHBY
11) Joel LOGAN

SUBSTITUTES:-

12) Sam TATTUM (For No. 2 - Half-time)
13) Sulaiman SAJJAD (For No. 1 - 85 mins)
14) Steve AFFLECK (For No. 6 - Half-time)
15) Jamal CRAWFORD (For No. 8 - Half-time)
16) Mike JONES (For No. 11 - Half-time)
17) Jack BANISTER (For No. 7 - Half-time)
18) Brodie LITCHFIELD (For No. 9 - Half-time)
20) Tom GREAVES (For No. 3 - 74 mins)

Referee:- Mr. Paul GRAHAM