Hunts Senior Cup Quarter Final
Godmanchester progress to the Hunts Senior Cup final after beating Eynesbury Rovers at the David Wilson Homes Ground Tuesday evening. With the result finishing at 1-1 at full time, Godmanchester won the shoot out 4-2 and progress to the final.
Godmanchester will face St Neots Town in the final
St Ives Town 3 Godmanchester 3 (Godmanchester Away Win Penalties 3 - 5 (3 - 3 after 90 minutes)
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Godmanchester Rovers 1 Eynesbury Rovers 1 (4-2 pens)
Godmanchester Rovers secured their spot at a second cup final this season in dramatic style on Tuesday night.
Rovers ran out 4-2 victors on penalties over fellow step five outfit Eynesbury Rovers in a Hunts Senior Cup semi-final tie, following a competitive 1-1 draw at Bearscroft Lane.
After Austen Diaper put the home side in front five minutes into the second half, a freak Chris Hyem own goal on 54 minutes levelled the scores, and that’s the way it stayed in a hotly-contested affair.
Read the Full Article by Dan Mason @ The Hunts Post
Club Statement: FA Vase
Godmanchester Rovers attended the FA at Wembley earlier today to answer the charges relating to the previous round in the FA vase competition. The club legal adviser and a club officer attending in person.
Although the FA with sympathetic and acknowledged notification system errors relied upon by the club they have nevertheless disqualified club from further participation in the FA vase, which means sporting khalsa go through instead. The club are of course Deeply disappointed at the decision. it will consider an appeal with the written decision has been received.
FA VASE: SPORTING KHALSA STATEMENT
Today (Thursday) the Football Association ruled that Godmanchester Rovers had fielded an illegible player in their 1-0 fourth round victory against Sporting Khalsa 19 days ago. Chris Hyem, booked in two previous rounds, should have been suspended as per a new rule introduced at the start of the season.
The FA have, as a result, removed Godmanchester from the competition and reinstated Sporting Khalsa.
This decision is subject to an appeal. If there is no appeal, or the decision is upheld, Khalsa will travel to face Sholing FC on Saturday February 2.
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Manager Ollie Drake sees red as Godmanchester Rovers drop more points in title race
Godmanchester Rovers manager Ollie Drake issued a public apology following his second dismissal of the season.
Drake was sent from dugout during his side’s disappointing 2-2 home draw against Long Melford last Saturday as they lost more ground in the race for the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division title.
The flashpoint occurred with around 20 minutes to go – just after Rovers had clawed themselves level for a second time.
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Reaction from both bosses as Godmanchester Rovers beat Huntingdon Town to reach Hinchingbrooke Cup final
Ollie Drake and James Brattan had their say following semi-final derby clash
A half-time tongue lashing from manager Ollie Drake inspired Godmanchester Rovers to book a place in the Hinchingbrooke Cup final last night.
Following a drab and goalless first half, Goddy came to life after the break against neighbours Huntingdon Town, Jack Chandler tucking home a spot kick he had himself earnt.
Read the Full Article @ Cambridge News
Social media spice ahead of a tasty semi-final showdown
Huntingdon Town boss Jimmy Brattan has challenged his players to silence a set of ‘noisy neighbours’ as they bid to reach the Hinchingbrooke Cup final for the second successive season.
That’s how Brattan described local rivals Godmanchester Rovers on Facebook ahead of the two clubs’ clash in a semi-final showdown at Jubilee Park tomorrow night (Wednesday, 7.45pm).
Read the Full Article @ The Hunts Post