Upottery hit by sixy Blues in Morrison Bell Cup tie at Acland Park
PUBLISHED: 15:15 26 March 2013 | UPDATED: 15:15 26 March 2013
Feniton 6, Upottery 1
Feniton made up for their weather-enforced inactivity 24-hours before to put battling Upottery to the sword and book a last four berth in this season’s Morrison Bell Cup.
Goals from Dave O’Connor and Ben Allen had the Blues in charge by the interval.
After the break it was a case of Upottery defending well in depth with Feniton dominating possession and looking to add to their tally.
Charlie Selley bagged a second half double and other goals came from Ben Ede and Ben Allen with the visitors deservedly getting a consolation.
Blues boss Mark Kingdon said: “With a big Easter approaching it was important to get a game in and so I am thankful for the work out. They (Upottery) worked hard and it was just the sort of game I had hoped for. Now we can put all our thoughts to getting up to Hatherleigh on Saturday and doing a number on them up there. If we want to win the Fresha league title then I think three points on Saturday is a must.”
Hatherleigh go into the game sitting two points clear of Feniton having played a game less.
When the pair met at Acland Park as recently as last month the North Devon side departed with all three points courtesy of a 1-0 win.
The Blues are boosted by the availability of central defender Josh Fenwick who is also registered with South West Peninsula league outfit Torpoint Athletic, and Fenwick travels to Hatherleigh with the team.
Kingdon says: “It’s this sort of game that the players should need little motivating for. They won at our place and I see no reason why we cannot do similar to them on their patch.”
Feniton are also in action next Tuesday evening (April 2) when they play under lights at Willand Rovers with a 7.30pm kick-off.
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