Dave Shaw Archive
B'ham Sen Cup
National League North
Staffs Sen Cup
Walsall Senior Cup
West Midlands League
On This Day
08.02.2011 @ 19:45
4 - 2
League Cup / Qtr Final-Match
Mahon -> Dyson (78)
Oliver -> Rock (84)
Official Site Report:
Hednesford Town reached the Semi-finals of the Red Insure Cup for the second season in succession with a rousing late-comeback as substitute Kyle Patterson scored one and set up another to turn the game on its head.
Stourbridge played the better football throughout the first half but found themselves a goal down when Nick Wellecomme shimmied and struck a well-placed shot into the far corner on thirty-nine minutes.
The Stourbridge front two of Ryan Rowe and Drew Canavan caused problems for Hednesford’s makeshift back three and combined well on fifty-six minutes as Canavan sidestepped a desperate challenge by Liam Francis and rifled the ball beyond Dan Crane.
Stourbridge were buoyed by the equaliser and after Rowe had fired over from distance they took the lead on sixty-six minutes as Sam Rock slammed the ball into the roof of the net.
Patterson was introduced to the fray on sixty-nine minutes and during the final quarter of an hour opened up the game with direct running and an assured eye for a pass. Patterson outpaced Josh Craddock and set up Wellecomme who saw his shot tipped wide by Solly on seventy-five minutes.
The ex-LA Galaxy striker smashed in the equaliser on eighty-three minutes before releasing Wellecomme who sliced his shot wide within the space of a minute as Keys Park was awash with excitement.
Rowe forced an unorthodox parry by Crane for the away side before Patterson reached the by-line with four minutes to go and set-up Marvin Robinson to force the ball over the line for a late winner.
The rampant Pitmen even had chance to miss a penalty through Chris Clements before Jay Denny crossed for Robinson to nod in a fourth in stoppage time