Chances of cup glory go begging
Hunts Senior Cup Second Round Eaton Socon 2 AFC Fletton 3 A LACKLUSTRE display from Eaton saw them slump to defeat in the district s premier cup competition against Peterborough League side Fletton. The home side created numerous chances to secure the
Hunts Senior Cup
Eaton Socon 2 AFC Fletton 3
A LACKLUSTRE display from Eaton saw them slump to defeat in the district's premier cup competition against Peterborough League side Fletton.
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The home side created numerous chances to secure the victory, but let their opponents off the hook time after time.
A combination of bad luck, poor finishing and some fine goalkeeping resulted in Eaton missing the possibility of a glamorous tie against neighbours and UCL Premier
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Division side St Neots.
Adam Boothby did give the home side the lead in the first half when he headed home, but his side will have been disappointed not to have scored more goals before the interval.
Glenn Westbury and Boothby were denied by fine saves from the Fletton goalkeeper while Sammy Argyle missed an excellent opportunity to score, blazing an effort wide from close range.
Instead, it was Fletton who found the target to go in level at the break and two quick goals after the restart left Eaton with a lot to do.
Ben Argyle reduced the deficit with 15 minutes to play but the home side's heads dropped and they couldn't find their way through in a match in which neither side played to anything like their full potential.