The FA Youth County Cup Competition 2nd Round
Saturday 20 October 2018
Cumberland FA v Westmorland County FA
The Westmorland Under 18 team travelled to Egremont for their 2nd Round tie in the national FA County Youth Cup.
The visitors got off to a good start when Brench shot home 3 minutes in and opened the scoring. Westmorland’s lead was short lived when a through ball found Sharp who shot home past the advancing goal keeper to equalise.
The home side started to get on top and the Westmorland keeper Seaton had to save well on 29 minutes. At the other end Brench saw his shot saved by Ousby.
Half Time: Cumberland FA 1 Westmorland County FA 1
Cumberland got off to a flyer and took the lead at 47 minutes when a cross from the right found Morton who shot home from close range.
Westmorland fought hard to get back into the game, Pearson on 65 minutes and McGregor on 74 minutes saw their shots well saved. As they pushed on for an equaliser, Walker scores for Cumberland totally against the run of play on 85 minutes, Westmorland did get one back on 88 minutes when Pearson beat several Cumberland players on the edge of the penalty area and shot home.
Deep into injury time Cumberland scored again through Cowley.
Full Time: Cumberland FA 4 Westmorland County FA 2
Ousby, Butterworth, Field, Demetriou, Hetherington, Bulman, Cowley, Harker, Walker, Sharp, Martin
Subs: Harrison, Ewbank, Ivison, Fyfe, Craggs
Westmorland County FA:
Seaton, Neil, Bainbridge, Swallow, Ashton, Saunders, Pearson, McGregor, Brench, Fell, Matthews
Subs: Carway, Hunter, Bradley
Referee: L Oliver
Assistant Referee: C Allonby and B Shirley