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Colwyn Bay end season with defeat to playoff bound Scarborough

Published date: 23 April 2017 |
Published by: Dean Jones 
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WILL BOOTH was named Colwyn Bay Supporters’ Player of the Season after the Seagulls ended their campaign with a 1-0 home defeat to Scarborough Athletic.
 
Gaz Grant got both the Manager’s and Director’s vote, while Louis Corrigan was named Players’ Player.
 
In a game a few chances Jacob Hazel seized on a missed clearance kick to score the only goal of the game on 54 minutes and book Scarborough’s place in the play-offs.
 
Bay, who were without injured Jamie Rainford, struggled to create a noteworthy chance against a defence that has not conceded a goal now in eight consecutive games.
 
Long range shots from Corrigan and Booth were easily dealt with by keeper Joe Green, although he did well to tip a deflected cross from Warren Bellew over his own bar.
 
Karl Wills was not that much busier at the other end, although he made an excellent one-on-one save from Scarborough’s Cameron Murray in the second half, with Murray and Jameel Ible missing the target with good chances.
 
A big following from Scarborough, which gave the Bay their biggest home gate of the season (470) celebrated with their players afterwards and they can look forward to a play-off semi-final against Ossett Town on Tuesday.
 
Lancaster City were crowned Champions after a 5-2 win at Glossop, while Farsley Celtic and Colne will contest the other play-off semi-final.
 
Phil Hadland’s side finished the season in a disappoint 15th place after starting the year as one of the favourties for promotion.

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