Thursday, November 05, 2009

United waste Trophy chance

Source: Bury Times

FC United threw away a two-goal lead as Lancaster City forced a replay in their FA Trophy clash.

The UniBond League Division One North outfit led 3-1 with seven minutes left at the Giant Axe in the second qualifying round tie.

But Lancaster, from the league below, struck twice late on to send the game to a replay.

The two sides were due to meet again last night with a home draw against Harrogate Town, bottom of the Blue Square North, awaiting the winner.

“We should have seen the game through, but we didn’t kill it off and that’s something the players have to learn to do very quickly,” said manager Karl Marginson.

Rob Nugent, David Chadwick and Danny Warrender were all doubts for the replay with Lancaster and could all miss Saturday’s home league game with Buxton.