The FA Cup - First Round
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Taunton Town 2-2 Barrow

Eighth-tier Taunton held 10-man National League side Barrow to a draw in the FA Cup first round.

Matt Wright headed the hosts in front before Byron Harrison levelled for the Bluebirds from the penalty spot.

Matt Villis poked the Peacocks back in front after the visitors failed to deal with a corner but Richard Bennett bundled in a second equaliser.

Liam Hughes was sent off for violent conduct but Barrow held on and the two teams will have to do it again.

Line-ups

Taunton Town

  • 1Irish
  • 4Irish
  • 5Palmer
  • 6Villis
  • 2Mitchell
  • 7White
  • 8Trowbridge
  • 11Chamberlain
  • 3BatleySubstituted forSearleat 73'minutes
  • 9Wright
  • 10Rogers

Substitutes

  • 12Veal
  • 14Searle
  • 15Kelly
  • 16Buse
  • 17Meaker
  • 18Martindale
  • 19Regan

Barrow

  • 1Dixon
  • 2BeeleyBooked at 90mins
  • 5Livesey
  • 6Diarra
  • 3Wilmer-Anderton
  • 18HughesBooked at 45mins
  • 8HarveyBooked at 68mins
  • 22Yates
  • 11Williams
  • 9Bennett
  • 20Harrison

Substitutes

  • 7Haworth
  • 10Hannah
  • 12Coughlin
  • 16Meikle
  • 17Turnbull
  • 23Wright
  • 25Anderson
Referee:
Craig Hicks
Attendance:
2,297

Match Stats

Home TeamTaunton TownAway TeamBarrow
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home9
Away7
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away6
Fouls
Home19
Away20

Live Text

Match ends, Taunton Town 2, Barrow 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Taunton Town 2, Barrow 2.

Booking

Shaun Beeley (Barrow) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Josh Searle (Taunton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Shaun Beeley (Barrow).

Foul by Matthew Wright (Taunton Town).

Joel Dixon (Barrow) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Jordan Rogers (Taunton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Moussa Diarra (Barrow).

Alex-Ray Harvey (Barrow) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Josh Searle (Taunton Town).

Foul by Matthew Wright (Taunton Town).

Joel Dixon (Barrow) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Taunton Town. Conceded by Nick Wilmer-Anderton.

Foul by Brett Trowbridge (Taunton Town).

Shaun Beeley (Barrow) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jordan Rogers (Taunton Town).

Ryan Yates (Barrow) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Barrow. Conceded by Owen Irish.

Attempt blocked. Moussa Diarra (Barrow) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Taunton Town. Conceded by Moussa Diarra.

Attempt missed. Jordan Williams (Barrow) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Taunton Town. Josh Searle replaces Ryan Batley.

Foul by Matthew Wright (Taunton Town).

Moussa Diarra (Barrow) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Shane White (Taunton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alex-Ray Harvey (Barrow).

Booking

Alex-Ray Harvey (Barrow) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Shane White (Taunton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alex-Ray Harvey (Barrow).

Ed Palmer (Taunton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Moussa Diarra (Barrow).

Foul by Shane White (Taunton Town).

Moussa Diarra (Barrow) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Shane White (Taunton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Ed Palmer (Taunton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Richard Bennett (Barrow).

Foul by Ryan Batley (Taunton Town).

Richard Bennett (Barrow) wins a free kick on the right wing.

(Taunton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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