Blyth Town make it 11 wins out of 11 as Morien hits all five goals

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Blyth Town travelled to scots Gap on Saturday to take on Wallington in a notoriously difficult fixture.

The hosts were the last team to beat Blyth, way back in October 2013.

Blyth started strongly and created a chance inside the opening minute only for Malcolm Morien to drag his shot wide.

But their wait for the first goal was not long with Morien drilling a free kick in from 20 yards.

Blyth then had to withstand heavy pressure and five minutes later it told with Wallington equalising.

And it could of been worse but Earle pulled off a fantastic save in blocking with his legs from six yards.

This spurred Blyth into overdrive and they created a number of chances, mostly by rampaging full back Ritchie, who put a number of inviting crosses into the box.

Eventually a great move was finished off by Morien to make it 2-1 at half-time.

Town manager Micky Connors then shuffled the pack with Anth Moran coming off and Bainbridge coming on at full back.

Blyth created a number of early chances but it took to the 58th minute for Morien to beat two players and drill home.

Then a minute later a cross from Ritchie was headed in by that man Morien to silence a noisy home crowd.

Wallington came again and a defensive mix-up lead to them pulling one back.

But within a minute a dash from the halfway line by Morien lead to a great finish as he took his and his side’s tally to five.

With the game coming to an end Blyth’s Atkinson missed a penalty after great work from September’s player of the month Howes has created the chance.

The win made it 11 out of 11 in the league and a year unbeaten for Town.

Next up is a home game on Saturday against Carlise City in the Challenge Cup.

Carlise are unbeaten in 18 game. Kick-off is 2pm.