Sleaford Sports Amateurs beaten in County Cup semis

Gifted a lifeline in the Lincs Junior Challenge Cup, Sleaford Sports Amateurs were finally knocked out at the semi-final stage on Saturday.
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Amateurs were put through to the last four after their quarter-final conquerors Lincoln Moorlands were eliminated for fielding an ineligible player in the tie.

But the Sleaford side were on the wrong end of a 5-0 scoreline for the second round running against Moulton Harrox.

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Joe Townsend headed the hosts in front in the 19th minute before Bobby Patterson doubled the lead midway through the half, and Marcus Parry added a third before the break.

Townsend netted his second with 10 minutes left before Dan Lambey wrapped things up with a late fifth.

Sleaford Sports Amateurs will now concentrate on Lincolnshire league matters, starting with a home mid-table against Immingham Town on Saturday at Eslaforde Park. Kick-off is 2pm.

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