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Thirsk Falcons Men’s Team Match...

5th November, 2022.

Frustrating day for Thirsk Falcons against Redcar Athletic Reserves.

Last Saturday, amid the gloomy damp weather, Thirsk Falcons played Redcar Athletic Reserves on the flood-lit 3G pitch at Sowerby Gateway in a home match in the North Riding league.

Thirsk now has snazzy new kit at last, and this seemed to inspire, despite certain key players being missing from the squad.

Starting as they seemed to intend playing throughout, Thirsk Falcons constantly attacked the opposition’s goal with huge confidence and skill, and only stout Redcar Athletic defending kept them out for a while.

Totally dominating the action, Thirsk played hard and passed the ball fairly accurately and with finesse until Ryan Barker skilfully scored the first goal for his Falcon’s team after eight minutes.

Redcar tried to reciprocate but wildly attacked without success in this half.........

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