Albion suffer late loss

Albion suffer late loss

A LATE header from Richard Bennett saw Ossett Albion beaten 3-2 at Mossley despite a performance probably worthy of at least a draw.

In an eventful first half – which not only had three goals – but also saw saw referee Tom Neild stretchered off due to injury, resulting in a volunteer from the crowd taking over as assistant referee.

Brian Matthews put Mossley ahead on 22 minutes but a superb goal from Adam Muller and a well struck penalty from David Brown, following a push on Caldon Henson, saw Albion go into the interval with a 2-1 lead.

Mossley did have the better of the second half and Matthews got his second with another well struck penalty.

Both sides created a number of chances but Bennet’s late header sealed the points for the hosts.

Tomorrow (Sat) Albion are at home to Prescot Cables with a 3pm kick off.

• Ossett Town saw their match with Salford postponed, but they are back in league action tomorrow (Sat) when they travel to top-placed Warrington Town.

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