Get involved: send your pictures, video, news and views by texting TANEWS to 80360, or email
Steve Kittrick fumes at ‘nothing’ red card for Guiseley
Colwyn Bay 2, Guiseley 2
Ten-man Guiseley were stung by an injury-time equaliser as former Chelsea defender Frank Sinclair’s Colwyn Bay pulled off a remarkable Skrill North comeback.
The Lions had taken a first-half lead when skipper Danny Ellis fired home from inside the area following an 18th-minute corner.
Guiseley doubled their advantage just after the hour mark when Craig Hobson opened his season’s account, heading in a Gavin Rothery cross.
But Hobson picked up a second yellow card just seven minutes later and was dismissed. Sinclair’s men took heart and went in search of their first point of the campaign.
Paul Ennis curled a free-kick out of Guiseley keeper Steve Drench’s reach five minutes from time.
Then a blocked shot from Cameron Darkwah just into injury time was helped in by Rob Hopley to give the home side a draw.
Lions boss Steve Kittrick was not a happy man and said: “The sending off was nothing. I went in to see the referee after the game and he said the second yellow was for intent.
“We had looked comfortable up until then but once we reorganised we were still looking good.
“The free-kick that got them back into it was preposterous. This was the worst example of refereeing I have seen at this level – ever.”
Guiseley host Workington tomorrow and Kittrick is expecting a good display at Nethermoor after their opening-day aberration.
The Lions were brushed aside 3-0 by Solihull but have won one and drawn one on the road since then. Workington suffered a 1-0 home defeat to Vauxhall Motors on Saturday.