Brighouse held by bottom side

New Mills v Brighouse Town Thomas haigh on ball will tolley on right
New Mills v Brighouse Town Thomas haigh on ball will tolley on right

Paul Quinn will be demanding a major improvement from his Brighouse Town players tomorrow after a hugely disappointing 1-1 draw at New Mills yesterday.

The Derbyshire side were picking up only their second NPL Division One North point of the season, having lost 10 in a row since a 2-2 draw at Witton Albion on January 26.

Brighouse went into the game on the back of a couple of wins and looked on course when Danny Facey prodded home a James Hurtley cross after 11 minutes.

However, Ryan Hopper levelled from the penalty spot after 21 minutes and neither side could add to their tally after that.

Brighouse are 13th in the table heading into Monday’s home game with Ossett Albion, who are ninth.

Quinn’s men won 2-1 away to Albion eight days ago and Ossett lost 4-0 at home to second-placed Spennymoor Town yesterday.