Match Report: Ashton United 1-0 South Shields

Match Report: Ashton United 1-0 South Shields

South Shields were undone by a late header as Ashton United claimed a hard-fought 1-0 win at Hurst Cross in the Pitching In Northern Premier League.

On a night of few chances, the game looked to be destined to end all-square until Robins debutant Ekow Coker thundered home from a corner two minutes from the end.

Despite the defeat, the Mariners remain top of the Pitching In Northern Premier League ahead of their final 10 league matches of the season.

Full report to follow.

South Shields: Boney, Hunter, Adams (c), Shaw (Kempster 73), Morse, Bodenham, Lowe, Rose, Hodgson (Osei 60), Briggs (Jenkins 68), Hooper. Subs not used: McGowan, Tee.

Attendance: 305.