Grangetown's first away league match of the season see's them win with a comfortable victory winning 5-1 over a young promising Redcar Team.
A shot over the bar after 5mins by hat-trick hero Mark Barker from good work by Ash McGarry, a minute later Grangetown take the lead from good work off Jamie Lincoln, crosses the ball for Daniel Lloyd to slot home his first of the season.
On the 13th minute Grangetown went close again when Harry Taylor sent in a low cross only for Mark Barker to shoot wide. Grangetown got their second goal on 27 minutes when good team work by Ash McGarry & Daniel Lloyd found Andrew Donachie to slot home his 3rd of the season.
Stuart Roberts saves Grangetown from conceding after clearing off the line, two minutes later the same player shoots wide after being played through by Jamie Lincoln.
On 40 minutes Andrew Donachie heads just over from a corner, Redcar then come close on 45mins only for Andy Harker to clear off the line to see the half time score 2-0 to Grangetown.
Half Time 0-2
Three minutes in to the second half Ash McGarry brings a good save from the Redcar keeper and again on 49mins the Redcar Keeper makes another good save when one on one with Grangetown's striker Andrew Donachie.
On the 57th minute Grangetown striker Mark Barker hits the bar from a 25 yard shot only to see it re-bound to safety, six minutes later Grangetown made a forced substitution when left back Stuart Roberts limped out the game to be re-placed by Sean Harland.
On 65 minutes Ash McGarry went close to extend Grangetown's lead only to see his effort fly high over the bar. Grangetown then made another substitution bringing on Ste Hutchinson for Ash McGarry.
After only being on the pictch 2mins Hutchinson shot over the bar, with the goal gaping. On the 69th minute Mark Barker scores his first of the game with good team work from Andrew Donachie and Daniel Lloyd.
Redcar then got a goal back in the 72nd minute when young 17year old Michael Lee headed over the on rushing Grangetown keeper Donovan.
Two minutes later Grangetown extended their lead to 4-1 when Barker scored his second of the game from a Donachie cross.
In ther 76th minute an injury to Grangetown's right back Harry Taylor see's him replaced by Will Harker. In the 83rd minute the goal of the game see's 18year old Grangetown's striker Mark Barker complete his hat-trick with a powerful 12yard stooping header from a good team move which enabled Lloyd to cross in to the box.
On the 85th minute Grangetown's midfielder Ste Scott went on a mazy run only to see the end product end in the keepers hands and four minutes later Redcar's keeper denies Ste Scott with a fine save from a free kick.
Full Time 1-5
Grangetown's old dog Steve Murkin wins the Man of the Match award for his dogged and experienced performance but all together a good all round team performance.
Credit to a young and up and coming Redcar Athletic team.