SHIREBROOK DROP POINTS BUT KEEP UNBEATEN RUN GOING
Shirebrook were held to a 2-2 draw at home to Swallownest
It was a very even start with both teams figuring each other out with the visitors beginning to edge the chances and they broke the deadlock in the 15th minute when Richard Williams put Swallownest into the lead but Shirberook hit back within a minute when Declan Brewin was played in and placed the ball into the bottom corner as the half wore on Shirebrook began to show there dominance with chances falling to Kieren Watson, Ryan Herbert, Sam Dockwray and Tate Clarke but all failed to take the chances that fell to them so the sides went in level at the break.
Swallownest began the second half strong with Shirebrook keeper Warren Squires being called into action but again Shirebrook began to get the better of Swallownest and chances began to fall to them but again they failed to take them but in the 78th minute Shirebrook were handed the opportunity to retake the lead after sub Ross Henshaw was pulled to the ground Kieren Watson stepped up to take the penalty and sent the keeper the wrong way however Shirebrook couldn't keep the lead as only a minute later Swallownest broke down field and Michael Staley leveled the scores as the game went into the final 10 minutes it became an end to end game with both sides having chances to get a winner but neither side could take them and both sides had to settle for a point.
Shirebrook are back in action on Tuesday night when they are in Derbyshire cup action against New Mills at Langwith Road 8pm ko and they visit Ollerton Town next Saturday 3pm ko
Shirebrook starting XI Squires Widdowson Williams Colton Timons (Henshaw) Cheeseman Herbert Dockwray Brewin Watson Clarke (Jatau) Subs not used Saxby Dando Smith