Brighouse 4-3 New Mills - report

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The Millers somehow managed to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory at Brighouse on Saturday.

Two stoppage time goals from the hosts ensured Roy Soule’s side went home empty-handed.

Brighouse started the brighter as they peppered Peter Collinge’s goal with a couple of efforts.

However, Daniel Grimshaw was on hand to give the visitors a 21st-minute lead, with a powerful long-range effort.

Brighouse then netted twice in five minutes to ensure they took a 2-1 lead into the interval; Boafo and Frankland with the goals.

New Mills played much the better football in the second half and Grimshaw saw his shot flash just over, before Daniel Douglas-Pringle equalised.

The Millers then stepped up a gear and went 3-2 in front a few minutes later, with Douglas-Pringle heading home.

It remained this way until 20 seconds of normal time remaining, when the Millers lost possession and Tyrone Gay’s long shot made it 3-3.

Then from the restart, Brighouse pinched possession again and James Hurtley capitalised to break Millers’ hearts.

New Mills are in FA Trophy action on Saturday, at home to Ossett Albion.