Flimby shock Golden Lion to claim win in President's Cup
Last updated at 12:23, Friday, 02 March 2012
Workington Sunday league division two leaders Flimby caused an upset in the President’s Cup, beating higher-ranked Golden Lion 2-1.
David Mulgrew scored for the Division One outfit, but George Close and Greg Norman were on target for Vikings to record a stunning third round win.
Westfield crashed out of the cup after going down 3-1 to Division Two rivals Seaton Royal Oak.
Gary Messenger, who rarely goes 90 minutes without scoring, was on target for the visitors, but two strikes from Brendan Wilkinson helped Seaton to the win. Andrew Milner added a third.
Dearham and Northside, ranked third and fourth respectively in the Premier League clashed, with the home side triumphing 2-1.
Daniel Heralrd and Jordan Branthwaite scored for the Commercial with new Workington Reds dubutant Stefan Scott firing Northside’s goal.
In the second round of the competition, Red Lion eased to a 5-1 win over Galloping Horse. Richard Hudson scored twice with Doug Rumney, Shaun Law and Grant Barker completing the victory.
Silloth were the biggest winners of the day, as they beat Seaton Juniors 8-0 in the league.
Adam Carr and Shane Collins scored twice. Kris Nichol, Graeme Horsley, Chris Whittle and Scott Whittle made sure of the emphatic win.
Real Red House stunned Division One promotion chasing Deer Orchard 4-2.
Dean Scholey scored twice with Gareth O’Leary and Steven Hodgson all scored for the visitors with Dean Stevens and Nat Mitchell on target for Orchard.
Workington Reds House edged clear of the bottom of the Premier Division with 5-2 win over Borough.
Stuart Bell scored twice with Scott Pears, David Gaunt and Gary Hewitt on target. Andrew Metherall and Phil Daley netted for the hosts.
Grasslot lost 3-1 to Hall Park Hotel.
Daniel Dobbs struck for mid-table Grasslot, who remain fifth with two wins from their 11 matches.
Will Bowe (2) and Andrew Jones scored for the home side.
First published at 11:28, Friday, 02 March 2012
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk
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