Wednesday, 12 October 2011

AFC Totton 7-2 Cove - Hampshire Senior Cup 2nd Round


Totton began their second defence of the Hampshire Senior Cup with a bye to the second round where Cove FC of the Combined Counties Football League were waiting. Although Cove gave a good account of themselves Totton notched up a convincing scoreline to sail through to the next round. Mark Osman headed Totton in front after just 4 minutes before scoring a second on the half hour mark. James Coutts made it 3-0 with 5 minutes to go until half time before the impressive Laurie Walters pulled one back for Cove just before the break.

Half time: AFC Totton 3-1 Cove

Just 4 minutes into the second half Cove got another goal back when Jack Ball did well to fire into the roof of the net from a tight angle. On the hour mark, Stefan Brown restored Totton's 2-goal advantage with a simple tap in from Jon Davies' low cross. Coutts scored his second with 12 minutes remaining before completing his hattrick 5 minutes later. Substitute Nathaniel Sherborne had the final say as he fired in goal number 7 with 5 minutes to go.

Full time: AFC Totton 7-2 Cove

Totton are safely through to the next round of the competition we have won for the last 2 seasons and await the draw for the next round.

AFC Totton: Casey, Lewis, Richardson (Baddeley 46), Campbell, Oldring, Jon Davies (Gosney 75), Scott, Pettefer, Calum Davies, Brown, Osman (Sherborne 75). Unused subs: Hill, Whisken.

Cove: McNeil, Firth, Millerick, Dean Thomas, Oladipa, Gray, Walters, Calvin Thomas, Ball, Harewood, Mitchell. Subs: Berry, Street, Peters, Tancock.

Goals: Totton: Osman (4, 29), Coutts (40, 78, 83), Brown (60), Sherborne (86)
            Cove: Walters (42), Ball (49).

Officials: Referee: Mr G Parsons. Assistants: Mr P Bukeridge & Mr M Pointing.

Attendance: 184.

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