Division One West
Saturday 17th November 2018 @ Volaire Park, Prescot
Skelmersdale United
(0) 1
(2) 5
Yeldrem (68)
Czubik (6), Halfacre (25, 47, 52), Abadaki (85)
Mossleyweb Man of the Match: Aron Dwyer
Skelmersdale United
1. Terry Smith
2. Charlie Duke
3. James Webb
4. Tom Molyneux
5. Phil Mooney (c)
6. Dimitrios Christou
7. Danny McLoughlin
8. Alex Griffiths
9. Sean Yeldrem
10. David Moore
11. William Dunne
12. Luke Duffy (for 3 - 53)
Louis Keegan (unused)
15. James O'Hara (for 7 - 53)
16. Thomas Robinson (for 8 - 75)
Declan Daniels (unused)
Yellow cards: Mooney (2), Molyneux, Dunne, Smith

Red card: Mooney

1. Ben Purdham
2. Logan Jeffs
3. Dieter Downey
4. Elliot Harrison
5. Kieran Nolan
6. Declan Evans
7. Godwin Abadaki
8. Andy Keogh (c)
9. Ben Halfacre
10. Szymon Czubik
11. Aaron Dwyer
12. Ben Richardson (unused)
14. Danny McLaughlin (for 9 - 75)
15. Mike Fish (for 10 - 67)
16. Max Leonard (unused)
16. Keenan Quansah (for 4 - 48)

Yellow cards: Nolan, Dwyer

Referee: Mr R. Holmes


Despite the arrival of a new manager this week, bottom of the table Skelmersdale United proved relatively easy pickings for Mossley at Prescot’s Volaire Park on Saturday.

Mossley gave a debut to new loan signing Szymon Czubik and it took the prolific Stockport County striker only six minutes to score a debut goal. Aaron Dwyer who caused havoc for the home side all afternoon whipped in a great cross from the right wing and Czubik rose unimpeded to head home from six yards.

The Lilywhites were warned not to take victory for granted a few minutes later when Sam Yeldrem opened up space for a shot but his effort flew narrowly wide.

On a difficult bumpy surface, flowing football was a tricky option but Mossley gave it a good go and were finally rewarded with a second goal on 26 minutes. Czubik’s skewed shot was intercepted by Ben Halfacre who squeezed the ball over the line at the second attempt as Skem tried desperately but in vain to clear.

The second half was only three minutes old when Mossley stretched the lead further and again it was Ben Halfacre who turned the ball home after great work by Andy Keogh and Dwyer.

The hard working Halfacre completed his hat-trick a few minutes later when he turned the ball home from close range and Mossley had a number of chances to increase the lead further. Dwyer twice coming close from free kicks. His first effort coming back off the inside of the post and the second well saved by Skem’s ex Ashton United keeper Terry Smith.

Skem reduced the arrears when some sloppy midfield play allowed the home side to gain possession and Yeldrem raced through to score a consolation for the home side.

Skem were reduced to ten men for the closing minutes when skipper Phil Mooney was shown a second yellow card for a foul and the scoring was completed five minutes from time when a ball into the home box caused confusion and Godwin Abadaki was able to walk the ball into an empty net for his first goal of the season in what was an emphatic Mossley victory.