The Peacocks lost out 2-1 to Bideford in a competitive pre-season friendly at the Cygnet Health Care Stadium this evening.

Town made an ideal start when they took the lead after 7 minutes, Ollie Chamberlain floating in a cross which Dave Sims-Burgess touched home past Bideford keeper Adam Seedhouse. The visitors drew level on 16 minutes when Alex Byrne curled home a free kick from the edge of the box before they grabbed what proved to be the winner on 69 minutes after they broke from a Town corner for Lewis Jagger-Cane to slot past Will Buse. The Peacocks applied late pressure without success as they now focus on two away games to continue their preparations.

Full match review can be found in the Results section HERE