Thursday, February 10, 2011

Frickley 0 FC United 0

 Source: Bury Times

 Sam Ashton saved a penalty as 10-man FC United held on for a goalless draw at Frickley Athletic.

The Rebels goalkeeper came to the rescue after Scott McManus was sent off in only their second stalemate of the season on Tuesday night.

Captain Mike Norton grabbed an 85th-minute winner as mid-table FC came from behind to to beat Hucknall 2-1 on Saturday.

Simon Carden had cancelled out Callum Lloyd’s 70th-minute opener in a fractious encounter which saw both Matt Tierney and Tyeisse Nightingale sent off after the Rebels defender’s late challenge sparked a 21-man brawl.

United face Whitby Town at Gigg Lane on Saturday followed by a trip to Chasetown on Wednesday.