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Ray Simpson / 30th July 2022

Quakers draw 2-2 at Whitby

Quakers draw 2-2 at Whitby

Last pre-season friendly

Quakers finished their pre season friendly programme with a 2-2 draw at Whitby on Saturday.

Marcus Maddison gave them the lead with a cross-cum-shot from way out on the left touchline, then David Wheater headed a second from a corner.

However, Whitby pulled a goal back before half time Brad Fewster, and then equalised in the second half through Nicky Walker.

Alun spoke to the official website after the game -- you can listen to his interview here:



Taylor, Hedley, Lawlor, Wheatley, Sukar, Moke, Purver, Maddison, Hazel, Lambert, Beck

Subs: Mondal, Martin, Griffiths, Hughes (triallist), Emery (triallist)

We'd like to thank Cleveland Containers for their support:



Whitby included former Darlington player Jonny Burn.

Bland, Shepherd, Hackett, Hogg, Bullock, Burn, Haswell, P Griffiths, Fewster, Giles, Walker

Subs: Franks, Green, Cranston, Scaife, plus two triallists, one of whom was our former player Tyrone O'Neill.


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Tommy Taylor:   Home: Lynn Norrie and Hannah MinchinAway: Paul and Jen Hodgson


Ben Hedley: Home: PBH CouriersAway: Lynn and Pete Jasper


Kallum Griffiths: Home: Ron StobbartAway: Polam Enders


Jake Lawlor: Home: Josh Moate JTM Cricket. Away: Karl Buckle


David Wheater: Home: Mark AdamsAway: Marc Colman


Jassem Sukar. Home: Steve ReesAway: David Steel


Junior Mondal. Home: Bandera Texas. Away: Bandera Texas


Lucas Martin: Home: Acklam Car CentreAway: Acklam Car Centre


Adriano Moke: Home: Northallerton Tykes. Away: Paul Morris


Alex Purver: Home: Bandera TexasAway: Bandera Texas


Jarrett Rivers: Home: Paul and Jen HodgsonAway: Bandera Texas


Jack Lambert: Home: Joyce ParkAway: Bandera Texas


Jacob Hazel. Home: Glen and Mary Bowes Away: Craig Stoddart


Danny Rose: Home: Craig StoddartAway: In memory of Peter King


Mark Beck: Home: Dave Hardisty. Away: Little Quaker Distillery


Marcus Maddison: Home: Kev Luff. Away: The Rudd Family



Alun Armstrong training kit:  Geoff Liddle and Phill Everitt

Darren Holloway training kit: First Class Learning

Jim Provett:

Danny O’Connor: James Houghton and Friends

Mark Thistlethwaite: