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Parker brothers guide Broadway to cup shock
7:30am Saturday 14th December 2013 in Sport
BIRDSEYE Sports Evesham Sunday League Division Three basement boys Broadway United Reserves produced the biggest Evesham Mechanical Services Knockout Cup shock.
They dumped out Division One side Evesham WMC 5-2 to reach the last eight with goals from brothers Brandon Parker (2) and Harry Parker along with Davies (2), while Grady and Penfold replied.
Phil Davies struck twice for Bear in a 2-0 success at AC Olympia and holders Bretforton Old Boys won 4-0 at Alderton with goals from Clarke (2), Reeves and Johns.
Eckington defeated Division One leaders Pinvin United 2-1 with Clifton and McElroy on target, while Izod pulled one back.
Last season’s finalists Honeybourne Gate Inn lost 4-3 at home to Fladbury Athletic as the visitors scored through Peterson, Hurcombe, Heath and an own goal.
Second-half strikes from Brookes, Layton and Mills nearly pulled off a fine Honeybourne comeback.
Evesham United Harriers edged past Pebworth 3-2 with Malin, Dyde and Jelfs netting and Evans replying twice. Fairfield needed extratime to overcome Sun Inn 4-2 and WMK hit 10 at Ecosamba with Sklenaar (7) and Nasser (3) scoring.
The Express-Funding Mick Godwin Cup got under way as Division Two side Stour Excelsior won 1-0 at higher ranked Mickleton Rangers thanks to a first-half strike from Welsby.
Division Three leaders Alcester Town won 4-1 at Dragons with goals from Dance (2), Lambert and Parker.
Offenham Rovers accounted for Stratford United 4-1 with Nick Burrows (2), Reeves and Tustin netting.
Gibbs hit four for Bredon in a 7-2 win over Ashton and Anchor Harriers came from behind to defeat Bengeworth 3-2.
Evans and Herbert scored for Bengeworth with Harriers triumphing through Crenan, Taylor and Nevin.
Elmley Castle progressed with a 3-1 victory at Fortis as Steve Case, Andrew Lawson and Paul Smaylen swooped.
Ambassador cruised through 11-0 against neighbours Ambi Allsports thanks to Reading (4), Booth (3), Carter, Boulter, Buttle and Willmott.
In Division One, Defford/ Besford United picked up a valuable point in a goalless draw at Pershore High Old Boys.
Cidermill moved off the bottom of Division Two with a 3-1 victory at Tesco United through Bullock, Francis and Brotherton with Ford replying.
Tewkesbury Town Reserves closed the gap at the top of Division Four, winning 4-1 at Harvington through Sutherland (2), Tarling and Kavanagh.
Stour Excelsior Reserves earned their first point of the season by holding Vale Wanderers 2-2. Gregg and Grace scored for Stour with Begley netting twice for Wanderers.
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