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Southport 0-3 AFC Telford United

Relegated Telford rescued some pride as they comfortably beat 10-man Southport in the Conference at Haig Avenue.

Bradley Reid tapped in from six yards out, before Sandgrounders defender Will Beesley was sent off for a second yellow card shortly before the break.

Tony Gray scored his 18th goal of the season to double the visitors' lead after being picked out by Reid.

Reid then found Sam Smith, who fired into the bottom corner from just outside the box to seal the win.

Telford were relegated back to Conference North on Easter Saturday, for the second time in three seasons.

Line-ups

Southport

  • 1Thompson
  • 2Challoner
  • 8George
  • 11Davies
  • 24BeesleyBooked at 45mins
  • 14Joyce
  • 26HewittSubstituted forFitzpatrickat 46'minutes
  • 4KayBooked at 90mins
  • 10BrodieSubstituted forAlmondat 64'minutes
  • 16RutherfordSubstituted forMcCarthyat 62'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 23Donnelly

Substitutes

  • 3Fitzpatrick
  • 7Evans
  • 17Almond
  • 25Usai
  • 27McCarthy

Telford

  • 31Montgomery
  • 23DisneyBooked at 25mins
  • 4Byrne
  • 24VentreBooked at 38mins
  • 26MatthewsSubstituted forDyerat 46'minutes
  • 27Sharps
  • 9Farrell
  • 11ClancyBooked at 88mins
  • 18Smith
  • 30ReidBooked at 53mins
  • 10GrayBooked at 33mins

Substitutes

  • 13Pryce
  • 16McDonald
  • 20Poku
  • 25Hall
  • 29Dyer
Referee:
Martin Coy
Attendance:
1,092

Match Stats

Home TeamSouthportAway TeamTelford
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home13
Away10
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home10
Away10
Fouls
Home12
Away19

Live Text

Match ends, Southport 0, AFC Telford United 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Southport 0, AFC Telford United 3.

Booking

Connor McCarthy (Southport) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Connor McCarthy (Southport).

James Montgomery (AFC Telford United) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Adam Farrell (AFC Telford United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Booking

Scott Kay (Southport) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Scott Kay (Southport).

Tony Gray (AFC Telford United) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Tony Gray (AFC Telford United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Booking

Sean Clancy (AFC Telford United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Sean Clancy (AFC Telford United).

Charlie Joyce (Southport) wins a free kick.

Foul by Tony Gray (AFC Telford United).

Scott Kay (Southport) wins a free kick.

Foul by Tony Gray (AFC Telford United).

Charlie Joyce (Southport) wins a free kick.

Foul by Luke George (Southport).

Sam Smith (AFC Telford United) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. Tony Gray (AFC Telford United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Louis Almond (Southport) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Tom Davies (Southport) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.

Attempt missed. Connor McCarthy (Southport) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.

Corner, AFC Telford United.

Foul by Danny Ventre (AFC Telford United).

Louis Almond (Southport) wins a free kick.

Foul by Ian Sharps (AFC Telford United).

Connor McCarthy (Southport) wins a free kick.

Corner, AFC Telford United.

Attempt missed. Connor McCarthy (Southport) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Luke George (Southport) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Bradley Reid (AFC Telford United).

Tom Davies (Southport) wins a free kick.

Attempt missed. George Donnelly (Southport) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Southport. Louis Almond replaces Richard Brodie.

Offside, Southport. Connor McCarthy tries a through ball, but Connor McCarthy is caught offside.

Foul by Sam Smith (AFC Telford United).

Richard Brodie (Southport) wins a free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Southport. Connor McCarthy replaces Paul Rutherford.

Foul by Bradley Reid (AFC Telford United).

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