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Ward on target for his 17th of the season

In an exhilarating match between two ball-playing sides, Buxton fought back to equalise three times against visitors Warrington Town, one place below them in the Pitching In Northern Premier League. The 3-3 draw was a footballing treat for the 755 fans at Tarmac Silverlands,The Bucks continue to be plagued with injuries but were able to welcome back Jamie Ward and Ben Turner, with James Hurst also available after suspension.

The club's two new signings Dan Cowan and Ryan Taylor made their home debuts. Defender Dan, recruited from National League North's Chester, was a trainee at Buxton, then Macclesfield. Former England Under-21 international Ryan Taylor played in midfield and defence for Newcastle United in the Premier League and lists Wigan Athletic and Hull City among former EFL clubs.

Warrington scored first after just five minutes through Jordan Buckley, before a Jamie Ward penalty in the 22nd minute levelled things up. Next, it was Tommy Elliot to equalise in the 40th, cancelling out a second from Buckley on the half hour. The visitors were 3-2 ahead at half-time after Sean Williams scored with almost the last kick before the break, but Jamie Ward was on the mark again in the 74th minute, leaping high to head home a Warren Clarke cross from the by-line. Full Match Report HERE

Director David Brindley was quick to praise the Bucks and their followers. He said: "Another amazing, vocal crowd, and they had plenty to shout about. It shows how far Buxton has come since the start of the season. Everyone's expectations are high and they are matched by fight, determination and quality on the pitch."


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