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Newtown AFC logo
final Score
3 - 3
AFC Liverpool logo


Newtown AFC3Draw
AFC Liverpool3Draw


We welcomed AFC Liverpool to Latham Park with very little knowledge of standard and how they would play. After the first 15 minutes it became clear they were a side who like to keep the ball moving and moved well off the ball. They had the best spell of possession in the early stages of the first half , however we were the first to get a goal. Ian Sheridan converted a tap in after Rushton looped a header back across the box on 20 minutes. The visitors then leveled on 27 minutes with a cracking goal from 25 yards out straight into Dave Jones’ top right corner.

Just before half time, AFC Liverpool extended their lead to make it 2-1 after a strong spell of possession and pressing.  The second half started with a couple of changes with Sam Phillips replacing a Trialist and we started on the front foot and soon after equalized on 55 minutes with Ian Sheridan getting his second after Alex Fletcher feeds a well times through ball to Sheridan who slots home.

On 80 minutes, the visitors made it 2-3 from a corner.


The last 10 minutes was frantic and both sides struggled to keep possession until we equalized once more after Joe Kenton completed a mazy run past 3 defender and sets Sam Phillips up who calmly wins a 1v1 with the keeper.



Latham Park
Latham Park, Newtown SY16 1EN


20/07/20192:30 pmPre-season