Cup holders out as Allen strikesl
KEITH PEEL Cromer Town, the holders, are out of this season's Dolphin Autos Anglian Football Combination Mummery Senior KO Cup competition. Terry Beane's team, who are also the reigning Premier Division champions, lost 1-0 on Saturday to North Walsham.
Cromer Town, the holders, are out of this season's Dolphin Autos Anglian Football Combination Mummery Senior KO Cup competition. Terry Beane's team, who are also the reigning Premier Division champions, lost 1-0 on Saturday to North Walsham. Daniel Allen scored for the Angels, now managed by John Musgrove, who was in charge of Gorleston last season. Walsham's reward is a home tie against Hempnall on October 14, when other second round pairings will be Aylsham Wanderers v Scole, Dersingham v Lowestoft Town Res, Gayton v Wroxham Res, Halvergate v Norwich Union, Loddon v Dereham Town Res, Sprowston Athletic v Blofield and Wymondham Town v Brandon.
Goals from Matthew Hall, Michael Reynolds and Matthew Trollope earned Aylsham a 3-0 win at Holt, while Scole won 2-1 (Wayne Barrett, own goal) at Watton, who replied via an own goal.
Dersingham beat Hindringham 4-0, with Stuart Able (2), Darren Ely and Adam Seal their marksmen, while goals from Ian Dawson, Adrian Holland and Reece Hunn earned Lowestoft a 3-1 victory over Beccles Town, for whom Matthew Davidson was on target.
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Strikes from Martyn Allen (2), Philip Hutt, Steven Parkes and Dale Spooner earned Gayton a 5-0 win at Wells, while Wroxham won 3-2 (Ross Durrant, Bradley Hoffman and Lucas Kent) at Sheringham, who replied via Darren Nichols and an own goal.
Goals from Lee Skoyles and Stephen Taylor earned Halvergate a 2-1 win over Stalham, whose scorer was Steven Ellis, while Norwich Union beat St Andrews 4-3 on penalties after a goalless draw.
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Loddon beat Southwold 3-1 (Colin Forder, David Matthews, Daniel Tregale) and Dereham won 3-1 (Nathan Ferguson, Stuart Garner and Stuart McNab-Grieve) at Attleborough.
James Lacey, Matthew Racher and Oliver Rudd scored for Sprowston Athletic in their 3-2 win at Acle, whose goals both came from Peter Skivington, while Blofield beat Sprowston Wanderers 2-0, with Oliver Christie twice on target.
Wymondham Town won 1-0 (Gareth Downs) against Mattishall, while Brandon won 2-1 against Mundford, whose marksman was Nicky Quantrill.
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