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Coleshill Town 2 v 1 Chelmsley Town - Challenge Cup

Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 9:04 am
by Alan Beckett
Saturday 30th August 1980
Midland Combination Challenge Cup Round 2
Coleshill Town 2 v 1 Chelmsley Town

Scorers: Hevingham,

Team: Sammons, Howes, Casey, Allen, Hobbs, Morrissey, Poyner, Saunders, Hevingham, Canning, Tolley.

Coleshill took command in the first twenty minutes but met stubborn resistance from Chelmsley as the game got under way. After several close misses Coleshill finally took the lead from a fine solo midfield run down the left by Hobbs whose accurate cross was netted by Hevingham. Coleshill were caught by the Chelmsley off side trap. In the 16th and 18th minute Poyner hit the upright twice. In the 21st minute, Judge, for Chelmsley, was put clear but was foiled by the goalkeeper. Saunders hit the upright from 20 yards and Tolley did similarly in the 25th minute for Coleshill.
Half Time: Coleshill Town 1 v 0 Chelmsley Town.