There was another defeat for Kendal Town yesterday as they narrowly lost 2-1 at Droylsden.

My knowledge of the game is limited, as I wasn’t in attendance. But people are telling me that Kendal played well.

And I understand the Droylsden keeper made a very good save to deny Kendal from taking a point.

I found out that Kendal had another player sent off. Jacob Davies was given his marching orders although I don’t know what happened.

However, despite the decent performance from Kendal, they crashed to their fourteenth league defeat of the season.

The result leaves Kendal in the second relegation place in Evostik West. The team is now three points behind Glossop North End, who themselves are just above the drop zone.

Kendal can take some positives from their last two performances, although with 18 league games left, wins are needed if the team is to avoid relegation into The North West Counties League.

Kendal face a relegation six pointer as they entertain Clitheroe on New Year’s Day.

This is such an important game for both teams. From Kendal’s point of view they can ill afford to lose against an opponent which has also been on a poor run of form.

One of Kendal’s three wins this season came against Clitheroe back in August, so there is an opportunity on Tuesday for the team to pick up some points.

Clitheroe will be in the same mind set, as they strive to pull away from the relegation zone. They go into the game on the back of two heavy defeats.

Kendal will hope that a good performance brings full reward, especially as the team gowa into 2019.

Let’s hope the new year brings better results and a more positive outlook in what has been a rough season both on and off the pitch!