Glens come from behind to take shine off Star

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After a bright opening, Glenrothes took the lead on seven minutes.

John Martin made a strong run down the right and crossed for Lee Bryce to net.

Newtongrange Star recovered from that early setback and equalised in the 36th minute, then took the lead four minutes laterGlens started the second half stronger and on the 56th minute equalised when a Sean Simpson free-kick was met by John Martin who headed the ball past the past the Newtongrange goalkeeper

After the equaliser both teams created chances, with James Murray coming close for the Glens and Jamie Roberts keeping the home team in the game with a couple of good saves.

On the 79th minute the Glens went ahead when James Murray waltzed through the Newtongrange defenders and calmly slotted the ball in the back of the net to make it 3-2

After that both teams had opportunities to score but the Glens ran out 3-2 winners and picked up three valuable points.

John Martin was voted sponsors’ man-of-the-watch.