Priestley the hero on his Frickley debut

Evo Stik Premier Division

Frickley Athletic 1-0 Rushall Olympic

Adam Priestley celebrates scoring during his Frickley debut. Picture: Twitter: @dribblingcode

Gibraltar International Adam Priestley wasted no time in making his mark for Frickley Athletic.

The first half goal gave Frickley gave another valuable victory in their battle to avoid the drop.

A shocking back-pass presented the striker, who is on loan from Alfreton Town, with the golden moment. He went round Rushall goalkeeper before scoring with a composed finish.

Waide Fairhurst went close twice as Frickley looked to extend their lead.

Ultimately they did not. But it did not matter as Rushall failed to score. There was late drama as Macaulay Parkinson needed to make a goal-line clearance in the last minute.

The Team

Frickley Athletic: Malkowski, Barrows, Parkinson, Gooda, Lawrence, Meynell (captain), Mangham, Akeroyd, Priestley, Fairhurst, Khan. Subs: Williams, Valentine, Porritt, Pugh, Kay.

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