JARROW 2. THORNABY 1.
Jarrow hosted Thornaby who narrowly went out of the FA vase last Saturday 4-2 in extra time after conceding in the 93rd minute to go into extra time, against first division Whitley bay but they suffered with a number of key players missing with injures for today’s game
The visitors had the first real chance of the game when the lively young winger Kurtis Howes broke into the box and dragged his shot wide of the far post after 18 minutes, the visitors continued to press forward and after 24 minutes a Daniel Chapman shot was well saved by Mark English in the home goal who was covering for the injured Gary Frater . The home side then started to get on top and a dangerous cross from John Murray was dealt with by Steve Morrison the Thornaby centre back , at this point Jarrow started to push forward and after 31 minutes an long cross from the right by skipper Peter Kane was met by Nick Quinn who headed the ball unchallenged past Oliver Simpson
Jarrow 1 Thornaby 0 On 36 mins Steve Graham squared an ball across the box for John Murray to have an strike saved by Thornaby keeper Simpson.
HT JARROW 1 THORNABY 0
After an half time blast from Thornaby’s manager Steve Bell the visitors looked more up for the game and around the hour Thornaby had several shots on goal saved by Mark English, then on 68 minutes a free kick 25 yards out conceded by skipper Peter Kane was bent superbly round the Jarrow wall and into the top left corner by Daniel Chapman
JARROW 1 THORNABY 1
Both sides were looking for the second goal and good work by the outstanding Kris Allen for Jarrow and Howes and Hannah for Thornaby with only two minutes remaining Thornaby again let it slip when Kris Allen played the ball to Quinn who smashed the ball into the net for his second goal to make the score Jarrow 2 Thornaby
In the final minute Thornaby had an shot by Kallum Hannah went wide and Jarrow took the points in an very close game .