10-man Glapwell progress in cup

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Central Midlands side Glapwell marched into the third round of the League Cup with a 2-1 win after extra-time against Thoresby at Fourth Avenue.

It was a fairly even first half that saw both sides go into the break level.

It was a similar pattern after half-time with Jordan Jones unlucky not to put Glapwell in front when his thumping

effort came crashing back off the bar after a fine individual run.

Against the run of play, though, Thoresby thought they had won it with five minutes to go when Daz Milnes’ cross from the right slipped through the hands of Ryan Hopkins.

But the tie was taken to extra-time with a minute to go when Ross Murcott bundled the ball home.

Extra-time saw chances few and far between but Glapwell were reduced to ten men when Tim Grundy was sent off for an alleged elbow on the advice of the assistant referee.

That wasn’t to stop Glapwell, though, as they won it with five minutes of extra-time remaining when Oliver Trigg finished from Mark Robinson’s cross from the right.