ALFRETON TOWN 0, BURNLEY XI 3

ALFRETON TOWN 0, BURNLEY XI 3

Friday Jul 27, 2012

Match picture album by Bill Wheatcroft and Dave Pursglove here 

Burnley Mad website match report here

An experimental Alfreton Town side fell to a 3-0 defeat at home against a Burnley XI on Saturday at the Impact Arena.

Nicky Law's side contained three trialists in the starting line-up and a fourth on the bench, but they were well in contention throughout and created chances in each half.

Last season's loan hero, goalkeeper Jon Stewart, proved to be an unbeatable barrier for the visitors, particularly for Nathan Arnold in the first half.

Burnley's goals came on ten minutes from Mehdi Lazaar with a ten-yard shot, 48 minutes from Joe Jackson with a near post header and on 75 minutes from Steve Hewitt whose deft touch in front of goal diverted an Adam Evans cross into the far corner.

The attendance was 366 and Nathan Arnold was named the Reds man of the match. 

The Reds are next in action on Tuesday night with a short trip over the border into Nottinghamshire to face Central Midlands League side Sutton Town AFC at their Fieldings ground on Huthwaite Road in Sutton-in-Ashfield. Kick-off is 7.45pm.

 
onlineshop
main club sponsor
Impact banner
Facebook Twitter
Next Game Poster
Sat 01/10/16 15:00
Away
Kings Lynn Town
Fixtures Match Reports  
01/10/2016 15:00:00 Kings Lynn Town A
08/10/2016 15:00:00 FC United of Manchester A
15/10/2016 15:00:00 Gloucester City H
22/10/2016 15:00:00 Stalybridge Celtic A
29/10/2016 15:00:00 Chorley H
05/11/2016 15:00:00 FC Halifax Town H
12/11/2016 15:00:00 Bradford Park Avenue A
19/11/2016 15:00:00 Altrincham H
03/12/2016 15:00:00 Nuneaton Town A
17/12/2016 15:00:00 Salford City H
View all Fixtures