Feniton make East Devon Senior Cup progress by giving Wellington the boot

PUBLISHED: 21:50 11 September 2013 | UPDATED: 21:50 11 September 2013

Feniton 4, Wellington 1

Feniton bagged a place in the third round of the East Devon Senior Cup with a performance that was not the Blues at their best.

The first half was a non-event in terms of the home performance and the Blues fell behind to a goal from a corner before levelling by half-time through Kieran Johnson.

After the break the tempo increased significantly and with Phil Everett leading the line superbly the chances began to come.

Charlie Selley, Danny Lewis and an own goal completed the scoring to see Blues safely into the next round.

Boss Mark Kingdon said: “We were not at our best, but it’s a big comfort to now we can get results like this when performing below our best. We were without what I’d call a number of our key players including the influential Dave O’Connor, but the lads who came in really did grab their chances. I thought both Kieran (Johnson) and Danny (Lewis) gave me timely reminders of just what they can bring to the party. It’s reassuring to know that this year’s squad looks to have similar depth to the one that served us so well last year.”

This Saturday the Blues return to Fresha League action with an Acland Park meeting with Thorverton. Alex Frankpitt is available for the next couple of weeks and some of those who missed the Wellington success return.

Kingdon says: “The league is the big one for us, I really want us to retain the title we were so proud to win last season, but there’s no doubt that the competition this year is going to be much tougher. The next month sees us play Tiverton Town and St Martins both of whom I expect to be there or thereabouts come the business end of the season so we’ll know a lot more about our prospects over the course of the next month.”

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