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Friday, 03 July 2015

Barrow AFC knocked out of FA Cup

FA Cup second round replay: Macclesfield 4 Barrow AFC 1

Goals: Macclesfield: John Paul Kissock (7), Chris Holroyd (16, 70), Matthew Barnes-Homer (67). Barrow: Adam Boyes (17)

BARROW AFC have been knocked out of the FA Cup following a 4-1 second replay defeat at Macclesfield Town.

Macclesfield took the lead on seven minutes when Ryan Jackson crossed for former Barrow triallist John Paul Kissock, who volleyed the ball into the roof of the net.

The Silkmen then doubled their lead on 16 minutes through Chris Holroyd, who cashed in after mistakes by Barrow defender Sean Hessey and keeper Danny Hurst.

Less than 60 seconds later Bluebirds striker Adam Boyes pulled one back when he was fed by Paul Rutherford and poked the ball into the bottom corner.

Macclesfield scored two further goals in the second half through Matthew Barnes-Homer and Holroyd on 67 and 70 minutes respectively. 

The match referee has inspected the pitch three times - at 10.30am, 11.30am and 12.45pm - and said that the game will be played.

The teams drew 1-1 in the original match at Furness Building Society Stadium following two postponements.

Winners Macclesfield pocket £27,000 in prize money and the right to host Championship leaders Cardiff City in the third round.

Macclesfield (4-4-2): Lance Cronin; Ryan Jackson, Craig Braham-Barrett, Nat Brown (captain), Carl Martin; Keiran Murtagh, Sam Wedgbury, John Paul Kissock, Jack Mackreth; Matthew Barnes-Homer, Chris Holroyd.
Subs: Waide Fairhurst, Amari Morgan-Smith, Tony Diagne, Charlie Henry, Pablo Mills, Peter Winn.

Barrow (4-4-2): Danny Hurst; Matt Flynn, Gavin Skelton, Sean Hessey, Mike Pearson (captain); James Owen, Alex-Ray Harvey, Paul Rutherford, Sean McConville; Adam Boyes, Louis Almond.
Subs: Shaun Pearson, Tom Anderson, Garry Hunter, Danny Rowe, Joe Jackson.

Full match report, pics and reaction in Monday's Evening Mail

Have your say

Yeah your right gurwin, I meant Switzerland, typo, these damn blackberry's. what tragic news from the birdbrain by saying he ain't going to respond to me again, that hurts, the anticipation of reading your replies is the only thing which keeps going me through the day! It's nice to see you say something relevant about a barrow afc thread where you state were going down, we're going to lose. I think you will also find birdbrain, you are the minority by wanting bayliss to stay. The majority of us want him out as his win ratio is a horrendous 14.67%. As for grammar and punctuation, yours is shocking, which is why I believe that you are a 12 year old who has never been through the pain of a relegation like most on here will have. It takes years or a team to recover in non league and bounce back, I we go down, we will be down for at least 5 years. Crowds drop, decent players leave (not that we have any at the moment), there's no parachute payment like premier league. The soccer is not like the raiders where the fans stay loyal, the raiders have done well to survive the atom bomb which was des, afc will feel the keen factor for years to come. Sort it out bayliss!! Cuffy

Posted by Cuffy on 31 December 2012 at 18:56

support both teams eh cuffy,remember that everyone.Lets see if his venom is as rabid against the raiders next season when they struggle like hell in that new league.

Posted by Ram on 31 December 2012 at 16:31

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