Worksop Borough upset the odds to progress in cup

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Worksop Borough rose to the occasion with ten men to overcome a gallant Brinsworth Phoenix and move into the last 16 of the Sheffield Senior Cup.

Things could have not started any worse for the home side as they were reduced to ten men with the sending off of Liam Arnold for a professional foul in the first few minutes.

For the next ten minutes Boro were in disarray and, with better finishing, the visitors should have been in front.

However, the home side gradually got back into the game and the ever dangerous pair of Thackery and Mullen combined for Mullen to put the ten men 1-0 up just before half time.

The second half started and belonged to the home side with Thompson and Storey winning the midfield battle, allowing Mullen to terrorise the visitors defence.

Boro then increased their lead when Thackery finished with aplomb scoring a unstoppable bullet header.

Not satisfied with the two goal cushion, Boro went in search of more and it came as no surprise when Mullen weaved is magic in the box to calmly slot home number three.

Thackery tapped home number four after the keeper could only parry out a shot from Thompson.

Brinsworth to their credit were not done and hit the home side with two quick fire goals to set up a nervous last five minutes, but Boro regained their composure to see out the tie and move through to the next round.

Greendale Oak beat Shireoaks Inn 5-2 in Division One of the Worksop Sunday League.

A Chris Rose hat-trick was the highlight as Greendale won the first Westgate derby of the season.

Against a plucky Shireoaks side, Greendale’s dominance was not rewarded until close to half-time – two goals from Rose and one each from Scott Connell and Lewis Grayson made it 4-0 at the break.

After the break, interval, Greendale slacked off and allowed their visitors back into the game. Rose completing his hat-trick with a fine header was the only bright moment for the home side.

Kilton Rovers loss 6-2 to St Josephs at Shrewsbury Road, the game didn’t disappoint with both sides going close in the opening 15 minutes.

Sam Jepson keeping out a number of efforts from the Rovers attack. Josephs opened the scoring when a deft turn from Phil Richardson set up Jake Richardson. Josephs pushed on going into a 3-0 lead in the second half before Kilton fought back admirably to 3-2.

With the game in the balance Rovers were awarded a penalty which they failed to convert. Josephs then pushed on scoring another three.

In a game of few chances Shireoaks Sport will be the far the happier team after taking a point in a 0-0 draw with Langold 0B.

Langold started the game faster but found it hard to break down the Shireoaks defence that stood strong

until Langold Striker David Heaver got brought down in the box by Shireoaks left back Layne Cavell.

Heaver dusted himself down to take the penalty but was denied by a good save from Shireoaks Keeper

Pat Haldon. Langold kept pushing the Shireoaks back four but the centre back pairing of Perry Jones & Reece Pressley

Stood strong. Langold did have the ball in back net in the second half a shot from Kieran Baker from the edge of the box but the ball flicked off

Marley Alder who was stood in an offside position. Shireoaks had a chance to nick it late on when the ball fell to Nathan Clayton

on the edge of the box for him to fire his shot straight at the Langold keeper.

Worksop Magpies crushed Inter Kilton 8-0 in Division Two to continue their great start to the season,

Daniel Harper lead the line and scored six. Also on the score sheet were veteran Jonathan Bownes and Russ Bird.