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Buxton fight to win a draw in tough conditions

The Bucks picked up another point in a 2-2 draw at the Silverlands stadium.


South Shields started well and it wasn’t long before the full time team had the opener.

Blair Adams crossed it on the byline into Brighs who eventually bundled the ball into the net on the 2nd minute of the game.


The visitors continued to pile presser on with with Theo Richardson being called into action making a low save to deny Briggs.


The Bucks grabbed the equaliser with a bit of luck with the wind taking a corner ball into the bar and falling to Gilchirst who taps it in against his former club.


The visitors did regain the lead again as a corner ball came straight to Bodenham who hit a volley into the corner of the goal for 1-2.


Buxton had one last chance of the half with the ball falling to Dawson on the edge of the box and he hit his shot just wide of the goal.


The Bucks did starr better in the second have with Jamie Ward crossing it in to find Gilchrist but Shields defended well to clear their lines.


In what was a much better half of football from the home side Buxton got another equaliser in the 66th minute as Chambers picked up the ball and through balled it to Ward who dinked it over the keeper for 2-2.


And it was The Bucks who could’ve got the three points late on as Turners shot was cleared off the line as the teams had the share the points.

Buxton now sit third in the league on 50 points.


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