Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Champs' Unbeaten Record Ended by Park in Last Game; LOCAL FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: YOUR WEEKLY REVIEW OF ALL THE ACTION FROM ACROSS OUR REGION, PLUS THE WEEKEND FIXTURES

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Champs' Unbeaten Record Ended by Park in Last Game; LOCAL FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: YOUR WEEKLY REVIEW OF ALL THE ACTION FROM ACROSS OUR REGION, PLUS THE WEEKEND FIXTURES

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JACK HATFIELD SPORTS TEESSIDE LEAGUE IN the final league match of the season, Fishburn Park finished their campaign on a high with a 4-3 victory over previously unbeaten league champions Whinney Banks YCC.

Fishburn, who won the Raine Trophy, took the lead through James Organ-Simpson after nine minutes.

Danny Lockwood equalised in the 20th minute, and Lee Mahon gave the champions and Lou Moore Trophy winners a 2-1 lead four minutes later.

But Richard Lane hit a screamer five minutes before half-time to make at 2-2 at the interval.

Whinney Banks, who had a player sent off just before half time, fell behind when Mark Waterfield and then Dominic Wilson gave Fishburn a 4-2 lead but Danny Lockwood scored his 44th goal of the season to make it 4-3 with five minutes remaining.

Whinney Banks could have preserved their unbeaten record when they were awarded a penalty, but Mahon, who could have ended with Lockwood as joint top first division goal scorer, missed from the spot. …

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