Steelmen and Ar Tarn beaten in Hillier Cup

Corby Town and Desborough Town were both knocked out of the NFA Hillier Senior Cup last night (Wednesday).

Thursday, 8th November 2018, 6:46 am
Updated Thursday, 8th November 2018, 8:16 am
Corby Town manager Steve Kinniburgh made a number of changes as his team were knocked out of the NFA Hillier Senior Cup

A much-changed Steelmen line-up suffered a 4-0 defeat to Vanarama National League North side Brackley Town in their quarter-final clash at Steel Park while Ar Tarn went down 2-0 to Brackley Town Saints at the R Inn Stadium.Corby boss Steve Kinniburgh rang the changes ahead of his team’s big Evo-Stik League South Division One Central clash at Peterborough Sports this weekend.And goals from Gareth Dean, Daniel Nti (2) and Shaun Jeffers sent Brackley through.Kinniburgh said: “We gave an opportunity to a few of the boys who have been on the fringes and I thought two or three of them made a point and showed they are pushing for the starting 11.“They came here with a strong squad and I thought we competed but we lost three set-pieces, which is a bit disappointing.“Overall, I am disappointed to go out of the cup but I was pleased with some individual performances.”The two Brackley sides join Cogenhoe United and AFC Rushden & Diamonds in the last four of the competition.

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