Emphatic victory for Trawden Celtic

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Trawden Celtic 5, Wilsden Athletic 1

Celtic recovered from problems before the game had even started to cruise to victory.

The home team lost keeper Stuart Cross to injury while warming up, before the team sheets had even been submitted.

This meant reorganising the defence, with centre back Mark Young going in goal.

Celtic, however, got off to a flying start with Swindells putting them 1-0 up after only 45 seconds.

Trawden dominated possession, but Wilsden caused problems on the break and drew level after 11 minutes from the penalty spot after Gill was brought down on the edge of the box.

Celtic got their noses back in front when a Ben Gorman corner went in off a defender at the near post.

Just before half-time, Celtic went 3-1 up when man of the match Gorman went on a run from just inside his own half, going past at least four players before finishing from just inside the box.

The second half continued in much the same vein, with Celtic dominating play but Wilsden a constant threat on the break.

The home team sealed the win when Swindells got his second, and as time ran out, young Jack Haigh came off the bench to add the fifth.

Tomorrow, Celtic face Pendle Renegades at Sough Park in the Northern Plant Hire Trophy (1-30 p.m.).