RAIDERS & BUZZARDS TO REPLAY COUNTY CUP QUARTER FINAL
Former World cup winner & England captain Pete Smith on target for Lympstone see below
City Raiders and Bickleigh must replay their Devon Intermediate cup quarter final. The buzzards won saturdays meeting 2-1 but only after extra time when it should have gone straight to penalties.
Dolton Rangers are out beaten 2-0 by former league members Lifton who are chasing the trophy they last won over 50 years ago.
The Whipton & Pinhoe tie versus Waldon Rangers of the South Devon League was abandoned towards the end with Whipton leading 4-1.
AFC Morchard Bishop made it to the semi finals of the Football Express cup a 2-1 win against Starcross Dons, Alan Woodcock getting both goals.
The Heart of Oak managed to cut Bickleighs lead in Division Five winning 2-0 against St Martins, and clamber above Cranbrook United who suffered a 3-2 reverse at the University. Alex Stone and Craig Hathaway-Brown with the Cranbrook reply.
Awliscombe United stepped up their challenge winning 3-0 against Axmouth United goals from Harvey Hayson, Ben Gay and Ben Taylor.
Millwey Rise beat Thorverton 2-0 while Amory Green Rovers notched up another victory as they took Teign Village apart 9-1.
Just two matches played in Division Six but saw Upottery go clear as leaders in a tight game at Cheriton Fitzpaine where they won 4-3.
Devon Yeoman registered just their second victory but by some distance as they packed away Witheridge 5-1.
Exmouth Rovers maintained thei six points cushion as Division Seven leaders with a 2-0 win against Westexe Park Rangers.
Otterton in second place were too much for Newton St Cyres, Ryan Wright getting four goals as they pounded Newton St Cyres 7-0. Richard Johnson, Simon Holwell and an own goal adding to the margin.
Exeter Royals edged their big game against Whipton & Pinhoe 3-2, Arrian Leisk with two goals and Connor Brook scoring, but City Raiders kept pace as they won 5-0 at Phoenix United. Paul Doran, John King, James Pearce, Dexter Sims and Nathan Ziff all on the scoresheet.
With Ex Dons having to postpone their match, Tedburn St Mary were able to trim the Division Eight leaders back to eight points with a 4-2 success at 4-2 win at South Zeal United. Matt Baker with a hat-trick, his 4th in as many games and Jordan Wilkinson scoring for the teds, Luke John Jones and Conor Stevens for the home side.
North Tawton won their mid table clash with Bampton 3-0, Luea Taylor-Haydon, Will Bragg and Liam Sercombe sharing the goals.
Millwey Rise won a big game at Starcross Dons 4-1, and a massive victory for Lympstone as they triumphed 5-1 at Farway. Dan Jordan with two goals, Bailey Gray, Cameron Milne and notably former England Learning Disabilities International captain Pete Smith on the scoresheet for the winners.
* Those with long memories will recall that Peter, a mad Man United fan and still enjoying his football, skippered England to victory in the 2002 LD World cup in Japan when they defeated the Netherlands 2-1 in the final.
Sunday 5th February 2023