Fine fightback is foiled

Danny Winspear tucks home for Fishermen's against Edgehill'picture: Brian Murfield
Danny Winspear tucks home for Fishermen's against Edgehill'picture: Brian Murfield

Whitby Fishermen’s Society’s season concluded on Saturday with a narrow home defeat, despite a fightback against Edgehill.

The Scarborough side went two goals up in the game played at Whitby Town’s Turnbull Ground on Saturday, thanks to goals from Liam Cooper and Danny White.

Edgehill attempt to block a Fishermen's attack'picture: Brian Murfield

Edgehill attempt to block a Fishermen's attack'picture: Brian Murfield

Fishermen fought valiantly back into the game and were level by half-time thanks to a Peter Scaife free-kick and a Danny Winspear effort.

But the FA harbour Cup finalists sealed the game with Ricky Greening’s goal in the second half which meant Fishermen’s finish mid-table in the first division of the league.

It follows back-to-back promotions for the Whitby side,

l In the Scarborough and District Sunday League, Whitby Wanderers’ programme also came to a close, missing out on promotion to division two after being top for most of the campaign.

Heads up, between Whitby Fishermen's (grey kit) and Edgehill'picture: Brian Murfield

Heads up, between Whitby Fishermen's (grey kit) and Edgehill'picture: Brian Murfield

Their opponents at the weekend Cayton rubber-stamped their promotion to division two with a hard-earned 4-1 win.

Super-sub Sam Blake was man of the match for Cayton, his storming header was the pick of the goals.

Harry Holden’s double and a Danny Collins strike completed the scoring for McCain Cup winners Cayton while Jericho Keys replied with the Wanderers’ consolation.

Edgehill score, despite keeper Fishermen's keeper Paul Cull's best efforts to keep the ball out'picture: Brian Murfield

Edgehill score, despite keeper Fishermen's keeper Paul Cull's best efforts to keep the ball out'picture: Brian Murfield