Darvel 1 Glenafton 6

  • West Region Sectional League Cup
  • Group 4: Match 3
  • Recreation  Park, Darvel
  • Wednesday 1st August 2018, KO 7pm
    • Murphy, Marlow, Dallas, McAusland, McCann, Andrew

In order to qualify for the knock-out stage Glenafton required to beat Darvel by 5 goals and hope that Hurlford and Auchinleck draw at Beechwood Park with Talbot winning the penalty shoot-out for the bonus point !

Glens gave starts to summer signing midfielder Leon Murphy and to Darren McLean signed from BSC Glasgow , who had signed earlier in the day. It was Murphy the put the Glens ahead with a super goal on 17 minutes. Cammy Marlow doubled their lead seven minutes later before Darvel halved it seven minutes after that. On  37 minutes Chris Dallas restored the two goal lead. Kyle McAusland  made it 4-1 soon after the restart and substitutes Mick McCann and Joe Andrew each scored to deliver the needed 5 goal deficit in a 6-1 victory. Unfortunately although Talbot and Hurlford were all square for a time, Dwayne Hyslop scored the winner for the home side to put them through to the last 32.

Glenafton Athletic 1. Brian McGarrity 2. Darren McLean 3. Alan Cairns 4. Craig Menzies 5. Kyle McAusland  6. Cameron Marlow 7. Dale Moore 8. Ally Park 9. Chris Dallas 10. Kit Cummins 11. Leon    Murphy Subs 12. Mick McCann 14. Joe Andrew 15. Conor Lynass 16. Findlay Frye 17. Craig Burns (gk)

Group 4 Other Match: Auchinleck Talbot 2 Hurlford United


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