Poulton FC showcased their resilience and determination as they put an end to a challenging week with a commanding 5-1 victory over Cleator Moor Celtic.

The game started on a positive note for Poulton, with Max Landless breaking the deadlock in the 9th minute, capitalising on an assist from Danny Morris to put Poulton ahead 1-0. However, Cleator Moor Celtic quickly responded, leveling the score at 1-1 just two minutes later.

Despite the setback, Poulton remained focused and regained the lead in the 31st minute when Mitch Cheetham found the back of the net, courtesy of an assist from Josh Few. As the first half drew to a close, Danny Morris extended Poulton’s advantage, calmly converting a penalty in the 40th minute after Mitch Cheetham was fouled in the box, sending Poulton into halftime with a commanding 3-1 lead.

The second half saw Poulton continue their relentless pursuit of goals. In the 55th minute, Max Landless laid the ball back to Billy McKenna who hit the top corner with a brilliant curling effort from the edge of the box – a great finish following a well-executed Poulton move.

Poulton’s dominance was further underlined in the 65th minute when Mitch Cheetham converted another penalty, this time after Josh Few was brought down in the box, making it 5-1 in favour of Poulton.

The final whistle blew, sealing Poulton FC’s emphatic 5-1 victory and marking the end of a physically demanding week.

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