Loughgall 5 – 1 Ards | Loughgall Football Club

Loughgall 5 – 1 Ards

Loughgall moved back top of the Championship 1 table after a resounding 5 – 1 win over Ards.

The home side started excellently and were ahead after only five minutes when, amid calls for offside, Shea Campbell was on hand to head home at the back post. The Villagers extended buy propecia china their lead on 24 minutes as Ards’ defender James Wilson inadvertently diverted Glenn Waddell’s free kick beyond Aaron Kerr, who was helpless in goals.

Loughgall capped an impressive first half performance by moving further ahead as Waddell’s inch-perfect cross was met by Dean Smith’s diving header for his 10th goal of the season.

The visitors grabbed a goal back on 64 minutes when Waddell upended Stephen Doyle inside the penalty area as he was preparing to fire goalwards.  Doyle stepped up to calmly send ‘keeper Marc Robinson the wrong way and provide their travelling fans some hope.

Loughgall restored their three-goal advantage on 75 minutes as Mark Picking clumsily tripped Davy Hawthorne inside the box and Dean Smith coolly converted the spot-kick.

The scoring was completed with 9 minutes remaining when substitute Paul McDowell smartly turned his marker and fired a fantastic shot that nestled in the top corner of the goal.

Loughgall: Robinson, Waddell, A Smith (McCain 78m), Alderdice, Peden, Kingsberry (McCullough 60m), Moffatt, Hawthorne, Campbell (McDowell 78m), McGerrigan, D Smith.

Ards: Kerr, Nixon, Spence, Wilson, Collins (Boylan 57m), Wright (Hill 77m), McKee, McIlhaga, Picking, Doyle, Lockhart.  Unused sub: McKnight.

Referee: Damien Basketfield
Assistants: Josh Porter, Paul Berry