A 90th minute goal was enough to push Kendal Town over the edge into relegation during their defeat against Prescot Cables.

After this loss, the Mintcake’s defeat streak extended to 10 matches in a row.

Sam O Halleron’s 90th minute goal condemned Kendal Town to their fate.

The Mintcakes in keeping with recent performances where the better team, however missed opportunities came back to haunt David Woodruffs team, against an opponent who had to play 60 minutes with ten men when Liam Hollet was shown a straight red card on the 29th minute.

Kendal who were searching for a result gave a debut to Kian Makepeace up front while Darren Nightingale came back into defence following the absence of Harli Dewhurst.

Both teams made a bright start and missed glorious chances in front of goal while Kendal were denied a penalty after Kian Makepeace was wrestled to the ground.

However, as the first half progressed Kendal were the better team and missed some glorious opportunities most notably after Eric Yahaya missed from two yards out, while both Yahaya and Kian Makepeace caused many problems for Prescot’s defence.

Prescot were then reduced to ten men after 29 minutes when Liam Hollet was sent off for two bookable offences before the hosts were also denied a penalty kick.

At half time, Prescot introduced Josh Gregory as they as they sought to control the midfield area which they struggled with during the first half.

The chances began to come for Prescot where O Halleron, Gregory and Jack Good win all went close, while Kendal desperate to survive another week in the league brought on Donte Thompson Prempeh.

However, as the board was held up for added time, Dale Jennings lay off found the onrushing O Halleron who finished low beyond the keeper as Kendal suffered the cruellest of defeats as relegation was confirmed for the Mintcakes.

Kendal now welcome City of Liverpool on Saturday, in an intriguing contest where City of Liverpool’s goalkeeper is former Kendal Town shot stopper Oliver Lombard.

Lombard who was on loan from Preston North End was in goal for Kendal before leaving at the start of Warren Beatties’ reign at the club.