Matlock Town 2-1 Stalybridge Celtic: Celtic are left to feel the Byrne

By Ian Richardson

Byrne 46, 53

Bakkor 45 (pen)

FINISH: Matlock Town midfielder Alex Byrne scores
PICTURE: Simon Davies/ Pro Sport Images

ALEX BYRNE turned the game around for Matlock with two goals in the opening eight minutes of the second half after Stalybridge had taken a shock lead.
The points move Matlock up from third to second, the Gladiators being level on points with leaders South Shields, but with a game in hand.
Matlock boss Paul Phillips was happy with the result.
“I can’t remember Stalybridge having any shots at Shaun (Rowley) in the game...

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