Great Yarmouth Town 0, Felixstowe & Walton United 5

Great Yarmouth crashed out if the FA Vase after being humiliated by Felixstowe & Walton United in the final qualifying round.

Three goals in ten minutes in the second half sealed the tie which had left manager Mike Derbyshire 'embarrassed' by his team's performance.

Things looked to go wrong for Yarmouth as they had to make a late change to the starting line-up, with Liam Bartley taking the place of Crux.

And the change seemed to affect the home side. Felixstowe were allowed to dominate the opening exchanges, with their first chance coming after nine minutes, Duzgan shooting over the bar after Cole's cross was cleared to the midfielder.

So it was no surprise when Felixstowe took the lead just two minutes later. Souza was beaten to a bouncing ball on the edge of the area by Cole, who rolled the ball into an empty net.


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Cole could have doubled his team's advantage on 18 minutes, but his curling shot after a one-two with Hampson flew over the crossbar.

Soon after, Yarmouth created chances of their own with Mills' cross from the right falling to Bartley, but his shot rolled through to Felixstowe's goalkeeper.

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On the half-hour mark the Bloaters came forward again. Page's ball forward found Vide on the left but his shot trickled through to the goalkeeper.

Yarmouth thought they had equalised in stoppage time when Woodcock chipped the ball for Bartley to roll past the 'keeper, but the linesman's flag caught Bartley marginally offside.

The second half saw a collapse from the Bloaters' defence. It began after 61 minutes when Hampson deflected Cole's shot past the wrong-footed Souza.

The game was over as a contest two minutes later when Cranfield's shot from Hampson's cross was saved by Souza, but the rebound fell to Cole, who couldn't miss from a yard out.

And the third goal within ten minutes was scored when Duzgan shot from the edge of the area after good work on the left.

Yarmouth could have got a consolation goal when shots from Vide and Woodcock after 73 and 86 minutes respectively both hit the side netting.

Instead, Felixstowe wrapped up a disastrous second half for Yarmouth in stoppage time when Cranfield collected Galley's through ball, rolling the ball low into the far corner from the edge of the area.

Manager Mike Derbyshire said after the game: 'Regardless of players missing, regardless of changes we had to make, regardless even that we lost someone in the warm-up again, I'm embarrassed. The players should be embarrassed. They didn't deserve to be wearing the Yarmouth shirts today. Now we know that we have an absolute mountain to climb. But the most important thing that we learn today is that we never give a display like that ever again.

'I was embarrassed. And every player that pulled on a Yarmouth shirt today should be taking a long hard look at themselves. I know I will be taking a long hard look at myself over the weekend.'

• Yarmouth: P Souza; J Page, D Baldock (L Crux, 70), A Ager (C), E Short; G Spooner, A Mills; F Vide, S Woodcock, L Roscoe (S Bartley, 64); L Bartley. Unused Subs: G Simpson.

• Felixstowe: G Clubb; T Agricole, D Davis, A Sheppard, M Ryland (C) (D Cook, 66); A Hampson (D Galley, 76), B Garnham, S Duzgan; J Matthews, B Cranfield; J Cole (R Burton, 76). Unused Subs: J Walden, G Snell.

• Goals: Cole 11, 63; Hampson 61; Duzgan 69; Cranfield 90

• Attendance: 96

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