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Desborough Town 4-1 ECFC

3 months ago By Zander Shayler

Eastwood's 16 match winning run came to an end on Saturday when step five side Desborough Town knocked Eastwood out of the FA Vase.

Another nerve -shattering performance put Desborough into the 4th round of the FA Vase, the last 32 teams in the competition. Going ahead with a great Dean header just before half-time, Desborough were rocked by a powerful second half performance from Eastwood who seemed unfazed when reduced to 10 men after Thomas received a straight red. Eastwood smashed home a deserved 89 minute equaliser. To extra time -again!- when Hall with a clinical finish and Dean with two late breakaway goals for his hat-trick ended Eastwood's long winning streak and sent Desborough on to Round 4 with a 4-1 win.

Eastwood CFC Team

1 Walker
2 Brooks
3 Thomas
4 James (Millward 103)
5 Short (c)
6 Hayes
7 Mitchell (Charles 57)
8 Allen
9 Webb
10 J Smith (Meakin 72)
11 Bettridge

12 Meakin
14 Millward
15 Charles
16 R Smith
17 Edwards

Goals; Bettridge (89)

Man of The Match: Aaron Short

Updated 11:55 - 6 Dec 2017 by Zander Shayler

Where next?

FA Vase Bus Travel Arrangements On Saturday 2nd December ECFC will travel to Desborough Town in the 3rd Round Proper of the FA Vase.
Match Preview: Hilton Harriers vs ECFC Eastwood attempt to play their first away game of 2018 this Saturday when they travel to Derbyshire side Hilton Harriers.


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