Moneyfields '˜totally outclassed'... Reds earn replay... Royals shine

DAVE CARTER admitted it was a step too far for Moneyfields as they crashed to a 9-0 defeat at Southern League Chippenham Town in the FA Cup.

Monday, 5th September 2016, 6:00 am
Dave Carter. Picture: Neil Marshall

The unbeaten Southern League premier division leaders led 3-0 at the break and piled on the misery in the second half.

‘We had a right tonking,’ admitted Carter.

‘On the day we were totally outclassed, though, I thought the final score was a bit harsh on us.

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‘They were far too superior to us and never let up.

‘Their two strikers were unbelievable and we couldn’t contain them.

‘The goal they scored right on half-time to make it 3-0 killed us.

‘They even brought a lad on with 18 minutes to go and he scored a hat-trick.

‘It is a lesson for some of the lads and has shown us we have a few things to address.’

Fareham Town came from behind to force a 1-1 draw in their all-Wessex League premier division tie at Alresford Town.

The two sides will replay at Cams Alders tomorrow night (7.45pm).

‘A draw was a fair result because it was a classic game of two halves,’ said Reds manager Steve Stone.

‘We didn’t play particularly well in the first half but finished the game stronger.

‘It was a good cup tie and both teams will be pleased to be in the hat for the next round.’

The visitors fell behind to a needless penalty, 15 minutes from the end.

The Reds hit back to equalise through Andy Mathewson, five minutes from the end.

AFC Portchester recorded a fine 2-1 win at Southern League Bideford.

Second-half goals from Joe Noakes and Steve Ramsey guided the Royals into the next round.

The home side pulled a goal back with nine minutes remaining but the Royals came through a nail-biting finish unscathed.

‘It was a very good win against a team a league higher than us,’ said assistant manager Steve Johnson.

‘We had a game plan and the players executed it perfectly.’

Goals from James Fraser, Darren Budd, James Crane, Jimmy Wild and Alex Parsons saw Bognor cruise through with a 5-1 victory against Guildford City at Nyewood Lane.