PRE-SEASON | West 2-3 Ashton Town

Saturday 6th July 2019, pre-season friendly

West 2
Ashton Town 3

West were beaten by Ashton Town in an entertaining second friendly of pre-season.

There were chances at both ends in an engaging first half, and after Ashton had an early goal ruled out and Lee Gavin struck a post at the other end, Ash Woods opened the scoring with a powerful shot from the edge of the area.

Brad Cooke made a raft of changes at the interval and further goals followed, with Ashton equalising before a trialist immediately put West back in front. But the visitors took control with two further goals including a late winner.

Cooke’s side are on the road for the first time this summer with a trip to Euxton Villa on Tuesday, before welcoming Irlam to Brookburn Road on Friday night.

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