Kippax fc res 1-3 Wetherby athletic (York 4) Barkston Ash FA BML Sports Cup Semi-Final

Wetherby Athletic (York 4) lined up against a high scoring Kippax FC Reserve team, knowing that just 90 minutes lay between them and the final of the cup that they have won for the last three seasons!

Athletic started the brightest and several chances came and went.

Chris Plews is beaten to the ball by Kippax's keeper.

It took until the 13th minute for Wetherby to open the scoring. Chris Travena's free-kick was headed backwards by a Kippax defender and Anthony Walsh nipped in to head over the keeper and into the net.

Anthony Walsh heads over the keeper to score.

Six minutes later, Wetherby were two up and in control of the game. Whipping in a good cross, David Pawson found Player-Manager Chris Plews, who controlled, turned and fired his shot into the bottom corner.

Chris Plews doubles Wetherby's lead with a good shot.
David Pawson was causing Kippax a lot of trouble on the left wing.

Easing off a bit, Wetherby allowed Kippax to get back into the game and just before half time, an own goal made the score 2-1.

The second half saw Wetherby pin Kippax in their own half for large periods, however there was a bit of wasteful finishing from the visitors.

Rob Etherington shoots straight at the keeper.

In the end, Wetherby made the game safe when David Pawson shrugged off his marker and fired in a fierce shot from the edge of the area.

David Pawson shoots home from a narrow angle.

Both teams were producing some nice football, but the ball eluded the net for either side on several occasions!

Anthony's Walsh's shot is deflected behind.
Sam Straker is stopped by the Kippax keeper.
Chris Plews stretches to steer the ball towards Anthony Walsh.

In the end, a good 3-1 win takes the Tangerines into the final against Tadcaster Magnets Res.

The next match for the York 4 team is in the new year against Bramham.

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