FOOTBALL: Poulton eventually pull rank on the Outsiders

POULTON were on top for most of this match but found it difficult to break down a resolute defence and only made the game safe late on.

GFA Minor Cup (N) 3rd Rnd

Poulton 3

Rank Outsiders 0

The Cinderford team Rank Outsiders hardly had a shot on goal but they frustrated Poulton on numerous occasions, before John Dawson eventually headed a superb goal from a Steve Andrews cross in the 60th minute.

The result was never really in doubt from this point and Will Power made it 2-0 direct from a corner ten minutes from the end.

Andrews scored from the penalty spot five minutes later to put the scoreline more into perspective, and ensure a quarter-final place. Rank, from the Glos Northern Senior League, played their part in a good game and seemed intent on enjoying their day out

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