Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Harry Looks to Boost Spartans

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Harry Looks to Boost Spartans

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Byline: By Jeff Bowron

Blyth Spartans' Conference North slump continued when Workington completed an impressive double without conceding a goal following Saturday's 2-0 win at Croft Park, (writes Jeff Bowron).

A goal in each half from strikers Derek Townsley and Craig Johnston gave the Reds victory, with Blyth top scorer Scott Bell missing a late penalty.

Bell's spot-kick was saved by former Newcastle trainee Adam Collin as Blyth's winless league run stretched to six games.

Manager Harry Dunn said: "It's the first bad run we've had in 18 months and we'll continue to try and play football.

"Workington defended well and took their chances while we didn't, but it was a decent performance which should have brought at least a draw."

UniBond champions Blyth have been unable to sustain their first-half-of-the-season momentum since the turn of the year.

And Blyth, who have been drawn away to Whitley Bay in the semi-finals of the Northumberland Senior Cup, have failed to win any of their last five home games in the league. …

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