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2016/17 English FA Cup, Round 1
  • Matthew Wright (14')
  • Matthew Villis (37')
  • Byron Harrison (35' PEN)
  • Richard Bennett (43')
  • Liam Hughes (45'+2')

Ten-man Barrow secure replay with Taunton

Liam Hughes' sending off did not stop Barrow getting their name in the hat for the FA Cup second round draw as the ten men hung on for 45 minutes to earn a 2-2 draw with Taunton.
The Bluebirds made a promising start as Jordan Williams had an effort turned behind for a corner by Lloyd Irish in the third minute.
The Peacocks went close 11 minutes later as Jordan Rogers had a low drive turned behind by Joel Dixon.
From the resulting corner from Ryan Batley, Matt Wright rose highest to head home for the Evo-Stik Southern Division One South & West One outfit.
The Bluebirds equalised in the 35th minute when leading scorer Byron Harrison converted from the penalty spot after Owen Irish had upended Moussa Diarra.
Taunton regained their advantage two minutes later when Matt Villis turned home after Barrow failed to clear their lines following a corner from Batley.
But the visitors levelled two minutes before the break when Richie Bennett connected with a corner from Williams and found the back of the net.
Hughes was then dismissed, seeing red for an off-the-ball altercation with Lloyd Irish on the stroke of half-time.
Despite their numerical disadvantage, Barrow managed to hold off the challenge of Taunton, who nearly snatched it five minutes from time when Shane White struck a post.