Honours Even In The Borders


Peebles Rovers 2-2 Preston Athletic
East Of Scotland League

Preston made the second trip in a week down to the borders,but this time on league duty as they won 8-1 on King Cup duty last time out

The conditions were heavier than last week and the lads lokked to build on last week’s win and got the perfect start on 3 minutes.

Michael Mcfarlane fired home from close range after being set up by Jonathan Grotlin who fired over the cross

Grotlin nearly added a second ,a minute later but it was the home side were to equalise on 8 minutes.Lee Zavaroni took the spot kick and fired it passed Craig Pennycuick in the goal .

The vistors dominated the first half and had chances from Grotlin And Alexander Dmitrov,But it ended up all square at half time.

The second half was more of an equal affair and it took to the 82nd minute for the visitors to take the lead as a Marc Reid Free-Kick was Headed Goalward And Jack Jardine who got the final touch

But the home side were not to be denied and equalised on the 92nd minute when Frankie Arthur fired home after the visitors din’t clear their lines

Preston:- C.Pennycuick,Cowan,Walker,Liddle.Campbell,Reid,M.McFarlane.D.Pennycuick,Binnie,Grotlin,
Dmitrov.Subs:- Woodcock,Jardine,Cochrane,L.McFarlane,GK Inglis