Feniton edge past Cafe to bag last sixteen place in Graddon Vending Cup

PUBLISHED: 16:52 12 November 2013 | UPDATED: 16:52 12 November 2013

Feniton 4, Hideaway Café 3

Feniton edged past the Plymouth-based side to secure a last 16 Graddon Vending Devon Premier Cup berth after a thrilling encounter at Acland Park.

Feniton 4, Hideaway Cafe 3

Feniton were worthy winners as they eased their way past the Plymouth-based side to secure a last 16 Graddon Vending Devon Premier Cup berth.

The visitors had been drawn to host the fixture, but they conceded ground advantage to the Blues.

Hideaway took the lead, but parity was swiftly restored when Ben Ede netted and that concluded the first half scoring.

Early in the second half Andrew Jones marked his firs game back since a back injury to fire Feniton ahead again, but a competent visiting side drew level.

Mark Simic took centre stage with a double. His first was a close range tap-in following a corner and his second a brave diving header.

Hideaway bagged a late third, but the Blues were not to be denied.

Boss Mark Kingdon said: “They (Hideaway) were a useful side and gave us a good game, but I always felt we had the measure of them.”

There’s no game again this coming weekend for the Blues as they are once more forced to call-off a Fresha league top flight game owing to plays being involved in the League XI’s National Cup tie.

The Blues boss says: “It’s frustrating not having a fixture again as it means we’ll reach the start of December with probably just seven league games played. That in turn means end of season midweek action when sides invariably have bigger pools of players to call on. Still, it is what it is and we have to grin and bear it!”

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