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Tintwistle Athletic weekend round-up
Monday 7th November 2016 @ 11:41 by Mark Phillip
Football Sports

By Alex Byrom:

Tintwistle athletic 1st team returned to winning ways on Saturday as they won 7-3 at home to Old Trafford and Gorse Hill. After going 2-0 down very early on, the home side got themselves back into the game as Jonny Higgins scored with a neat finish. Josh Stevenson then scored two goals in five minutes to give Tintwistle a 3-2 lead. Higgins then added another soon after, before Rathburn scored a free kick to make it 5-2 at half time.

Stevenson and Higgins each added another goal in the second half to complete their hat-tricks. The away side pulled one back late on, for a late consolation.

Meanwhile Tintwistle athletic 3rds drew 3-3 away at Deans FC. Goals came from Cianan Hodgkinson (2) and an own goal.

Tintwistle Athletic U16’s Sun team progressed to the third round of the Manchester FA County Cup thanks to a 1-0 win against Altrincham Knights. Matt Daniels got winner and Kieran Mullen was MoM.

Tintwistle Athletic U14’s got their season back on track with a 5-0 win against top of the league Reddish. Lewis Woolstencroft scored a hat-trick, Alex Friend scored twice in a fantastic all round team performance.