Whitby Town suffer Shields defeat

Whitby Town v South Shields report
Whitby Town v South Shields report

Whitby Town fell to a narrow 1-0 defeat at home to South Shields.

Neither side could find a way to break the deadlock after a nip-and-tuck first half.

Former Town ace Lee Mason came close to opening the scoring for Shields, but he saw his effort cannon back off the bar.

The crucial and only goal of the game came for Shields with 81 minutes on the clock, Craig Baxter finding the back of the net.

The hosts battled hard to try and nick a point, but couldn't break through the Shields rearguard and the visitors left the Turnbull with all three points.

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