Witton Albion surrender interval advantage in latest Premier Division defeat at Blyth Spartans

Northwich Guardian: Blyth 4 Witton 2: initial verdict Blyth 4 Witton 2: initial verdict

WITTON Albion’s wait for a Premier Division win away from Wincham Park continued after Blyth Spartans overturned an interval deficit.

Brian Pritchard’s men remain in the relegation zone following a 4-2 defeat, their ninth match on the road without victory.

Captain Robbie Dale curved in a stunning opener for the hosts after seven minutes, skipping past Anthony Gardner down the left before swerving a perfectly-placed shot into the top corner.

Danny Andrews restored parity from the restart, steering a cute finish past goalkeeper Conor Grant after Marty Jackson’s wind-assisted pass had cleared Joe Kendrick’s head.

The visitors dominated the remainder of the half, edging ahead when Michael Powell applied a faint, but decisive, touch to Josh Hancock’s arced free kick.

Blyth were level again after an hour, Dale converting calmly from the penalty spot after net-minder Matt Cooper felled Dan Maguire.

Spartans’ top scorer made it 3-2 on 81 minutes when the wind carried his corner in off the far post, doubling his personal tally in stoppage time when he was first to a loose ball after Jon Breeze blocked Dale’s drive on the goalline.

Full match report to follow.

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