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FRIENDLY: Kendal 1 - 5 United

6 July 2016

Club News

FRIENDLY: Kendal 1 - 5 United

6 July 2016

Update from the away friendly at Kendal

United faced Kendal at Parkside Road on Wednesday evening in their second pre-season friendly of the summer.

Below is a minute-by-minute report from the fixture.


1 min - Early chance for United as Grainger and Adams worked a quick corner. Adams put the cross in towards the back post but it went just over Raynes' head.

9 mins - Good Grainger cross was cleared behind well by the Kendal defender. The resulting corner was half cleared then Grainger's cross was headed over by Raynes.

13 mins - Bailey free kick from 30 yards took a touch off Raynes and went behind for a Kendal corner which was headed away by Ibehre.

16 mins - Short corner from Adams to Grainger, the cross took a deflection and looped up in the air and Ibehre got his head on it. 1-0.

25 mins - Grainger free kick from 25 yards hit the bar and was then volleyed wide by Mike Jones.

27 mins - Shaun Miller cross was cleared to the edge of the box, Adams picked it up but his shot was saved well by Kitchen in the Kendal goal.

45 mins - Penalty for Kendal as the trialist goalkeeper brought down Wood in the box. Scored by Bailey. 1-1.

49 mins - Russell Penn cross towards the back post was headed home by Patrick Brough. 2-1.

50 mins - Cross from the right was sliced towards his own goal by Plackett - the goalkeeper made a good reaction save and Kendal cleared the corner.

57 mins - Devitt and the trialist striker linked up well on the edge of the box but the shot was dragged wide.

58 mins - The trialist striker linked up with McKee this time but McKee's clipped effort went just over the bar.

61 mins - Devitt linked up with a trialist who was brought down in the box - penalty scored by Devitt. 3-1.

66 mins - McDonald shot from midway inside the United half hit the bar.

69 mins - McKee found second year youth player Cameron Salkeld in space on the right. His cross went across the face of goal but the striker couldn't get on the end of it.

71 mins - Devitt ball through was tucked home by the trialist strijker. 4-1.

80 mins - McKee and Devitt involved in some tidy build up play which brought a good save from Kitchen after a powerful shot from a trialist. The resulting corner was finished off by Mark Ellis. 5-1.

United first half: Trialist, Atkinson, Raynes, Groves, Grainger, Lambe, Kennedy, Jones, Adams, Ibehre, Miller.

United second half: Trialist, Ellis, Raynes (Trialist, 74), Atkinson (Salkeld, 65), Trialist, Joyce, McKee, Penn, Brough, Devitt, Trialist (Brown, 82).


United - Ibehre (16), Brough (49), Devitt (61, pen), Trialist (74), Ellis (80)

Kendal - Bailey (45, pen)

Attendance: 313

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