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Tuesday, 29 July 2014

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Boyes hits double as Barrow AFC beat Burnley

PRE-SEASON FRIENDLY: Barrow AFC 3 Burnley XI 0

Goals: Barrow: Adam Boyes (16, 39), Obi Anoruo (78)

Attendance: 307

BARROW AFC made it four wins out of five in pre-season with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Burnley's development squad.

The Bluebirds dominated possession in the first half and took the lead on 16 minutes when, after a through ball from skipper Gavin Skelton, striker Adam Boyes rounded visiting keeper Connor Mitchell and passed the ball into an open net.

Boyes doubled Barrow's advantage six minutes before half-time when he slotted the ball under Mitchell, following a run and cross by triallist Garry Hunter.

Barrow rounded off a comfortable victory on 78 minutes when substitute Obi Anoruo headed in from a free-kick taken by triallist defender Sean Hessey.

Barrow: Danny Hurst, Ben Hoskin, Gavin Skelton, Mike Pearson, Triallist (Sean Hessey), James Owen, Triallist (Garry Hunter), Triallist (Alex-Ray Harvey), Paul Rutherford, Triallist, Adam Boyes. 

Subs used: Shaun Pearson, Dave Swarbrick, Obi Anorou, Richie Baker.

Burnley development squad: Connor Mitchell, Jack Errington, Aryn Williams, Alex Coleman, Tom Anderson, Archie Love, Jason Gilchrist, Steven Hewitt, Joe Jackson, Medhi Lazaar, Adam Evans.

Subs used: Luke Gallagher, Luke Daly, Nathan Lowe, Cameron Dummigan. Not used: Callum Jackovlevs.

See Friday's Evening Mail for full report, photos and post-match reaction

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Well done Barrow beat a development team .
Next game the Dirty Duck Pub1!! .

Posted by Troy on 21 July 2012 at 00:00

Same standard as furness select really, so not that good a result is it

Posted by R Lane on 20 July 2012 at 19:02

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