Town & District League round-up: Falcons are flying as Shelley Road pay penalty

Falcons United Reserves line up for the camera
Falcons United Reserves line up for the camera

Falcons United Reserves made it through to the semi-finals of the NTFA Gorell Barnes Cup after an epic tie against FC Shelley Road.

The game finished 4-4 but Falcons went through 4-2 on penalty kicks.

The talented Richie Collier hit the target twice for Falcons, as did James Cornell, while Shelley’s goals were shared between Paul Ekins, Shaun Licorish, Aston Pink and Wayne Sheppy.

Sporting Bat & Wickets hit some good form as they hammered holders Liberty Stars 9-2 with Jamie Hall excelling as he netted an amazing six times to go with a brace from Aaron Linnell and a solo effort from Robert Hill.

Liberty’s reply came via Nathanael Ansu and Gideon Opoku.

Delapre Old Boys beat James King Blisworth A 3-0 courtesy of a double strike from Gavin Hitchcock and a single from Pierre Coleman.

Thorplands Club 81 and Duston Dynamo couldn’t be separated after 90 minutes with the score at 2-2, however Duston won 4-3 after penalty kicks.

Thorplands were leading on two occasions with goals from Aaron Childs and Andre Cranston, but Duston fought back with strikes from Luke Adams and Thomas Parker.