Aberford Albion 4-2 Wetherby athletic West Yorkshire League Cup

Wetherby travelled to first division Aberford looking to try and book a place in the west Yorkshire League Cup semi-final.

We have already met twice this season and both times the honours have gone to Aberford – would we be able to gain some revenge?

Wetherby started well with Phil Milsom providing some good balls down the right wing.

Phil Milsom

The hosts took the lead in the first ten minutes when a superb strike bounced off the crossbar and was finished well by their player.

Wetherby produced some lovely football, but couldn’t find the final touch and two more goals for the home side (including another superb strike) made it 3-0.

Josh Kirk tries to get through.

The Tangerines pulled one back in the 27th minute when Ali Bowles got the final touch to Josh Forster’s cross.

Ali Bowles slides in to score!

The second half started with Wetherby on the attack, but just like the first period, Aberford produced some nice counter play and increased their lead with another good goal.

Joe Whiteley gives his marker the run around.

Despite the scoreline, Wetherby were producing good football and had plenty of possession. However, good defending kept them at bay.

John Tehrani challenges the Aberford keeper.

Wetherby did reduce the arrears when Bowles produced a cracking shot from just inside the area to beat the keeper.

Ali Bowles slams in his and Wetherby's second.

In the end, the match finished 4-2 to the hosts. Both teams produced some good attacking football, but well done to Aberford who progress into the next round.

Next week sees the return of league action to The Ings as we welcome Hunslet Club.

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