Hawkins Inex - 3 v 1 - Silverdale Athletic U21

Thursday 7 April 2016 saw the first final of the newly formed Sam Kimberley Trophy take place at Stafford Rangers FC, where Hawkins Inex of the…

The game got off to an even start; however it was the Cannock side that broke the deadlock early on 9 minutes with a Kieran Whale finish. Soon after, Hawkins Inex doubled their lead after 22 minutes when Liam Sandland slotted home.

The teams went in at half time and it was the Potteries side that came out to avenge their two goal deficit and they were duly rewarded on 52 minutes when Oliver Brereton fired home to bring the score back to 2 v 1.

However, the PDSL side’s joy was short lived when Hawkins Inex quickly responded with a fine finish from Ben Wardle on 55 minutes to reinstate their 2 goal advantage.

The teams battled on; however no further goals meant that Hawkins Inex lifted the Sam Kimberley Trophy and became County Champions at Marston Road.

We would like to extend our thanks to Stafford Rangers FC for our use of their excellent facilities and for those in attendance who will surely have enjoyed an exciting game.

We return to County Cup Final action later this month with the following finals:

Monday 11 April 2016
Senior Vase Final
Heath Hayes v Lichfield City
@ Stafford Rangers FC (7.30pm kick off)
Admission: £6.00 / £3.00

Tuesday 12 April 2016
County Youth Challenge Cup Final
Brocton Youth v Uttoxeter Town Youth
@ Rocester FC (7.30pm kick off)
Admission: £3.00 / £1.00

Thursday 14 April 2016
Sunday Challenge Cup Final
Belt Road v Dr Johnson
@ Rushall Olympic FC (7.30pm kick off)
Admission: £3.00 / £1.00

Monday 18 April 2016
Mid week Floodlit Youth Cup Final
Bilston Town v Stourbridge
@ Stafford Rangers FC (7.30pm kick off)
Admission: £4.00 / £2.00

Tuesday 19 April 2016
County Youth U15's Sunday Cup Final
Betley Youth v Hednesford Town YDS
@ Eccleshall FC (7.00pm kick off)
Admission: £3.00 / £1.00

Wednesday 27 April 2016
Senior Cup Final
Kidsgrove Athletic v Rushall Olympic
@ Port Vale FC (7.45pm kick off)
Admission: £8.00 / £4.00

For more information regarding any of our County Cup competitions please contact Connor Jukes on any of the following:
(E): connor.jukes@staffordshirefa.com
(T): 01785 256994