NFU 0 Worksop Town 0 (Evo Prem)

 

North Ferriby United  0  Worksop Town  0

The opening 15 minutes saw both sides go close to scoring. Russell Fry's 25 yard free-kick slipped past the post with Worksop keeper Jon Worsnop scrambling to reach it.

Worksop replied with a Jamie Jackson header straight to home keeper Steve Wilson. A minute later Gary King got behind the home defence but his shot was well-saved by Wilson.

The first half continued with both teams probing the other's defence but chances were limited.

In the last 10 minutes Ferriby started to get on top and came close on a number of occasions.

Wayne Brooksby has a shot cleared off the line following a goal-mouth scramble from  a corner, The same player then fired over from 18 yards.

Worsnop beat james Bennett to a Gary Bradshaw through-ball. Fry's 25 yard shot went straight to Worsnop. The half finished with a defender clearing the ball just as Bradshaw seemed likely to score following  a Brooksby cross.

The second-half followed a similar pattern to the first half. It was Ferriby who had the clearer chances. Chris Bolder had a shot saved by orsnop. Shortly after a Bradshaw cross was scrambled away. In the 70th minute a full-length move ended with Brooksby's shot being deflected for a corner

Jamie Jackson was at the heart of of Worksop's attacks but the visitors created only one clear-cut chance. In the 79th minute Paul Foot made a superb lst ditch tackle on King as the striker was about to slip the ball past Wilson. Near the end Owain Warlow had a shot deflected for a corner and from the kick Michael Jacklin headed wide.

Whilst Ferriby had the better chances, a draw was probably a fair result.

Attendance: 326

Man of the Match: Kevin Larvin (NFU)

NFU: Steve Wilson' Anthony Lloyd, Kevin Larvin, Dominic Riordan (Paul Harsley 51), Paul Foot, Gregg Anderson, Wayne Brooksby, Russell Fry, Chris Bolder, Gary Bradshaw, James Bennett  (James Williams 78) . Subs not used: Sam Denton, Timothy Taylor, Rob Moy

Worksop Town: Jon Worsnop, Steve Gardner, Chris Wood, Matty Young, Michael Jacklin, James Cotterill (Marc Roberts 63), Ashley burbeary, Luke Sharry, Gary King, Jamie Jackson, Owain warlow Subs not used: James Wilson, Massiah McDonald, Mario Zaccardi