SOLIHULL’S Ryan Beswick thought he had salvaged a point for the Moors in their game against Farsley, but was denied by the lineman’s flag.
Last week’s goal hero bundled the ball into the net on 79 minutes but as he celebrated the referee ruled it offside. It was a bitter blow for the Moors who had been dogged and determined all game, one in which neither side created many chances.
Solihull started well with Beswick going close early on. Soon after though the Moors had keeper Danny Crane to thank when he saved well from a Matt Young effort.
Farsley scored on 28 minutes through Dave Sayers, and if it hadn’t been for another excellent save from Crane, it could have been two at the break.
But as it was the Moors came out in the second needing just a goal to even the scores. James Pugh went close and substitutes Jake Edwards and Ross Dempster made an immediate impact, Edwards firing just wide.
If that was frustrating then worse was to come. On 73, Darren Campion hit a superb volley, only to see the Farsley keeper tip it over the bar.
Just a few minutes later Edwards’ shot was well saved and the follow-up was finished by Beswick. But as he wheeled away to celebrate, the assistant referee put his flag up for offside.
* There is no weekend fixture for the Moors - they play next at Damson Park on Tuesday, November 24 against Redditch United.