Brighouse Town’s Toolstation Northern Counties East League Premier Division season got off to a disappointing start following Saturday’s 4-3 home defeat by promoted Albion Sports.
Town, who finished as runners up behind Scarborough last time out, were rocked by a fifth-minute Danny Brown goal. However, they hit back to level when ace marksman Tom Matthews scored just before the break
Division One champions Albion Sports regained their lead through Tom Dugdale before Danny Facey made it 3-1.
Matthews added his second from the penalty spot before Facey added his second.
Danny Naidole ensured a tense finish when he made it 4-3 but the visitors were able to hold on.