Thursday, February 22, 2007

Bears land dream semi-final

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By Ian Ross

CONGLETON Town have landed their dream semi-final tie against FC United after extra-time success on Saturday.

While The Bears were beating Padiham 3-2 in their League Cup quarter-final FC United swept past Silsden 3-0.

The semi-final draw has earned Congleton a lucrative match with the side they wanted to meet.

The Bears' victory at Booth Street was watched by a crowd of 147, compared with the 1,564 spectators at Silsden.

The two-legged semi-final matches will be played on dates to be fixed.