St Neots Town urged to make the most of their FA Cup reprieve

Non-league football from the Hunts Post.

Non-league football from the Hunts Post. - Credit: Archant

Manager David Batch is looking for a performance and progress from his St Neots Town side tonight.

The Saints travel to Tilbury in a re-staged FA Cup first qualifying round clash

A Football Association investigation found they played an ineligible player - goalkeeper Andy Wilton - in the initial tie 10 days ago,

The club’s explanation of events was accepted and they escaped expulsion from the competition.

Boss Batch said: “If we perform to the standards we know we can, then we will have a great chance of winning the game tonight. “There is a home tie waiting in the next round and the possibility for a good cup run is there.”

Two locals teams do battle in cup competition tonight. Eynesbury entertain Huntingdon in a Hunts Senior Cup clash at Hall Road.

Godmanchester travel to lower-level Cornard for a Thurlow Nunn League Challenge Cup fixture.

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All games kick-off at 7.45pm.