First pre-season friendly underway against an highly rated Ashton United who were runners up in the Evostick Premier Division..Royton started the game brightly taking the lead within the first five minutes with a superb chip of there keeper from about 30 yards out by Joe Heap.. But Ashton struck back with immediate effect 2 quick fire goals within the next ten minutes.. Ashton then began to dominate the game.. There expierence showed for the rest of the game totally dominating Royton from then on..Royton tried to get back into the game but to no avail..The level of football Ashton showed was a different class to what Royton are used to.. But the team never gave up..Goal of the game was from Roytons very own Joe Heap straight from kick off he lobbed the keeper again from the half way line.On a bright note for Royton three of the second team youngsters were picked as subs for the game ..Max Atherton 16 Joe Gidley 15 Jack Sloan 15.. Well done guys welcome to Royton Town AFC.
|June 30, 2018||3:00 pm||2018/2019||Saturday|
|Royton Town AFC||2|
|Ashton United FC||10|