Borough rout Uckfield in cup clash

Tweet Eastbourne Borough 6 AFC Uckfield Town 0 Eastbourne enjoyed an easy win against Uckfield Town in the Parafix Sussex Senior Challenge Cup at Priory Lane. Borough broke the deadlock on 19 minutes in strange circumstances when an attempted clearance rebounded off Harley Willard and past Matthew Dann in the Uckfield goal. The Sports struck again just seven minutes later with a cool Jamie Taylor side-footed effort. Two chances in four minutes fell to Ryan Worrall. The first saved by Dann, and the second skipping just past the post. Borough…

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Are artificial pitches going to cause the death of the FA Cup upset?

Tweet Ronnie Radford’s equalising goal for Hereford United against Newcastle United in a 1972 FA Cup Third Round Replay is one of the most iconic goals in the history of the competition.   Hereford were playing three levels below the Football League at the time, while Newcastle were playing in the top flight and Radford’s strike helped to set up arguably the largest cup upset of all time. As memorable as that goal, was the state of the Edgar Street pitch that day. It was a sodden pitch that the…

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