Huntingdonshire FA Senior Cup
Yaxley 2 St Neots Town 1
Tuesday, 29 January 2008
The Cuckoos sprang a surprise with this quarter final defeat of the competition favourites.
Two first half goals did the trick for Yaxley. Anthony Thomas, who had earlier cleared off the line from Kevin Byrne, opened the scoring after eleven minutes, volleying in an Elio Salerno corner, and Ricky Hailstone added a second from the penalty spot ten minutes before the interval after a Salerno shot was handled.
The Saints replied through Kevin Byrne after 77 minutes, the striker scoring from the spot after being fouled.
An eventful evening for Byrne ended with him receiving a red card for an attempted kick at an opponent.
St Neots: Steve Fox (Jon Chatfield), Tony Russell, Mark Barry, Steve Dogbe, Mark Burrows, Jon Hoggett, Luigi Rocco (Mark Franklin), Danny Marlow, Kevin Byrne, Ryan Francis, Paul Bloss (Luke Maitland).