Seaton Town Under-14s book Wellman Cup Final berth with Honiton success.

PUBLISHED: 16:03 30 April 2013 | UPDATED: 16:03 30 April 2013

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Seaton Town 1, Honiton Town 0

Seaton Town Under-14s booked a Wellman Cup final berth with a narrow, but deserved success, writes Andrew Franklin.

Seaton went into the game as underdogs with Honiton topping the East Devon League. The first half was end-to-end, but neither side could find the others net and the interval arrived with the score 0-0.

After the break the Seaton defence of Lewis Pearson, Rickly Littley, Brandon Curl and Ollie Binion were equal to the best that Honiton could throw at them.

At the other end of the pitch Connor Cox, Lewis Cottam and Oliver Browne were a constant threat.

Kyle Gould and Max Richardson both went close before Jacob Rowe struck the games only goal to send Seaton into the final.

Skipper Ollie Binion was named the Seaton Man of the Match.

Honiton Town’s Richard Ayres said: “Without taking anything away from Seaton, who were the better team on the day, we just did not play to our ability and it cost us dearly. It was not through lack of effort, just a lack of any quality, and also playing against a team that had a point to prove and one that just wanted to win more. Congratulations Seaton and good luck in the final.”

Next up for Seaton is another semi-final, this time in the Stanley Trenchard cup when they host Colyton.

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