Defeat for managerless Duns

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EASTHOUSES LILY MW 4 DUNS 1

Duns don’t have their worries to seek off the pitch following the parting of the ways with their manager and the situation seems to be just as bad off on the pitch with another heavy defeat on Saturday.

The Dingers could have easily been 3-0 up early on but failed to test the keeper with any of their chances. They were made to pay when the home side scored after 25 minutes with their first attempt on goal. John Hunter rolled the ball into the bottom corner from 15 yards out.

Duns started the second half slower and soon found themselves 4-0 down with Easthouses scoring three goals through Ally Elliot and John Hunter who grabbed two to complete his hat-trick.

Trialist Keiran Wilkinson almost pulled a goal back for Duns after good work by fellow trialist Chris Falconer but their keeper saved well. Shane McGregor scored a late consolation with with a great free kick from 20 yards that went in off the bar. He almost doubled his tally in injury time but this time his free kick went narrowly wide.

As Duns continue their search for a new manager, former manager Neil Oliver issued the following statement: “The committee of Duns Football Club decided by majority that they would like me to step down as manager of the club. I was informed of this decision while on holiday and have obviously agreed to their request.”

Duns: B. Connelly, C. Beasley, R. Burns, A. Renton, S. Dixon, G. Renton, B. Jackson (K. Bowell), K. Lee, Trialist (Trialist), Trialist (B. Boucher), S. McGregor.