Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Rebels Keep Hopes Alive with Shock Moors Win

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Rebels Keep Hopes Alive with Shock Moors Win

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FC UNITED pulled off a stunning win at league leaders Solihull Moors to pull clear of the National League North relegation zone.

The Rebels, who went into the match having won just once in their last eight league encounters, recorded a 2-1 victory to move them up to 14th, six points ahead of third-bottom Lowestoft Town.

FC made the perfect start with Jerome Wright giving them a first- minute lead.

However, Akwasi Asante pulled the home side level just after half- time.

But George Thomson put Karl Marginson's men back in front two minutes later, and the Rebels held on for all three points despite a late onslaught from Moors.

Richie Allen scored a fantastic goal from a tight angle to give SALFORD CITY a 1-0 win at Halesowen Town in the Evo-Stik Premier League.

His effort in the second half proved enough for The Ammies to overcome a side on a good run of form, and who won 1-0 at leaders Blyth at the weekend. …

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