Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Ammies Draw Sees Them Miss Chance to Climb Top

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Ammies Draw Sees Them Miss Chance to Climb Top

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SALFORD City's run of three consecutive wins ended after being held to a 1-1 draw by Gateshead in the National League at the Peninsula Stadium.

Graham Alexander's side were left ruing missed chances against the Tynesiders, playing under new manager Ben Clark for the first time.

The Ammies opened the scoring shortly before the half-hour mark when an onrushing Aynsley Pears tripped Matt Green in the penalty area, with Danny Lloyd converting the ensuing spot-kick.

However, they could not maintain their lead until half time; Scott Boden scoring from a Gateshead counter in the 44th minute.

Salford took control in the second period, yet a winner proved elusive as Alexander's outfit failed to capitalise on leaders Leyton Orient's 2-0 loss versus Ebbsfleet United. …

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