Staveley’s shock FA Cup win

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Staveley Miners Welfare produced one of the best FA Cup results of the day, winning 3-0 at Evo-Stik League One side Rainworth Miners Welfare.

Nathan Forbes-Swindells, Ryan Damms and Oli Ryan earned Staveley a trip to Mickleover Sports in the first qualifying round on Saturday, September 13.

Handsworth Parramore were edged out 2-1 at Evo-Stik League Carlton Town. They trailed 2-0 until Sam Smith flicked home from a Nicky Travis free-kick . Maltby Main were thrashed 7-0 at home by Glossop North End of the North West Counties Premier Division and Armthorpe Welfare were also well beaten 4-1 at home by Northern League Marske United. Darren Mansaram scored Welfare consolation effort.

Athersley Recreation and AFC Emley bowed out to Evo-Stik opponents Farsley AFC and Northwich Victoria 4-1 and 4-0 respectively.

Mark Crossfield neat finish Retford United made their exit with a disappointing 3-1 home defeat against East Midlands Counties League side Hollwell Sports. Bobby Johnson converted a penalty for the Badgers.

In the Premier Division, Parkgate were held 1-1 at home by Glasshoughton Welfare, scoring through an Adam Walsh own goal.

Shaw Lane Aquaforce are the new leaders following a 3-1 win at Thackley through a Shane Kelsey penalty, James Eyles and Lee Morris’s first goal for the club.

Worksop Town moved to within three-points of the top with a resounding 5-0 home win over Pickering Town with a Tom Elliott brace, headers by Mitch Husbands and Luke Shiels and a Drew Johnson effort.

Penistone Church maintained their 100%home record in all competitions with a 3-1 win over Hallam with a Lewis Dickinson header, Alvin Riley’ low 22-yard drive and Mark Crossfield’s neat finish. Andy Taylor scored for Hallam.

Worsbrough Bridge Athletic returned to winning ways after two defeats with an assured 2-0 win at Pontefract Collieries. Brad Kerr grabbed his sixth of the season before Mark Kokot’d his first for the club.

Dronfield Town lost out 4-3 at home against relegated Lincoln Moorlands Railway. Town fought back from a goal down to lead 3-1 with goals from Jonny Pugh (pen), Danny Bent ad Carter Mpwaya. Lincoln staged a fight back of their own to lead 5-3 up before Joe Butler pulled one back in stoppage time.

Rossington paid the price for missing early chances with a 2-1 defeat at Selby Town where Shaun Pendleton’s late header counted for nothing.

* Penistone Church v Hallam is Grass Roots’ match of the day in Friday’s Star with a two-page spread including pictures.