KENDAL Town have suffered their twelve defeats in a row following their loss at the hands of Market Drayton Town.

The disappointing 2-1 loss hit the club hard at the bottom of the table, as David Woodruffs team are still searching for their first win since New Year ’s Day.

The Mintcakes hit the score board first and opened up the scoring 12 minutes into the second half after Donte Thompson Prempeh scored from close range following a flick on by Will Higham.

However, the lead lasted just nine minutes when Brendan Price capitalised on a poor clearance before placing the ball into the net.

The home team with the momentum stunned Kendal with just twelve minutes left following a good finish by Jamie Meddows.

Kendal searched for the equaliser however Market Drayton Town held onto secure only their second win of the season as both teams are now level at the bottom of the table on ten points.

David Woodruff suffered a late blow prior to kick off after both Harli Dewhurst and Kian Makepeace failed fitness tests.

And with both missing from the game, Charles Egan started while Donte Thompson Prempeh came into the starting eleven.

Kendal was in control during the early stages causing problems for Market Drayton Town, however the hosts looked dangerous on the break,

The main talking point came midway through the first half after Kendal in keeping with the last two games were denied a penalty kick after Eric Yahaya was wrestled to the floor whilst in on goal and despite Kendal’s protests, the match referee waved play on.

As the first half progressed, both teams created half opportunities as the scores were level at half time.

Kendal made the perfect start to the second half after Thompson Prempeh scored following a flick on by Will Higham.

However, the lead lasted just nine minutes before Brendan Price capitalised on a poor clearance before scoring.

Once Market Drayton had equalised the complexion of the game changed dramatically as the hosts began to gain confidence.

Kendal on the other hand were unable to regain their composure and their problems worsened after Jamie Meddows edged the hosts in front capitalising on another mistake after 78 minutes.

The Mintcakes pushed for a late equaliser but Market Drayton Town held out to celebrate only their second win of the season.

There are now just four games left for Kendal to try and stop a losing run which has now gone on for 12 games.

However, unlike the team’s other performances, this latest defeat will be one of concern for the club and for David Woodruff with Kendal keen to bounce back as they have another away game at Ramsbottom United on Saturday who have former Kendal Town player Seydou Bamba in their team.