Favourites on course for KO Cup semi-finals

Both FC Devizes United and Pack Horse went into their A M Print & Copy sponsored Knockout Cup, Group A clash on the back of impressive victories in their opening quarter-final ties last weekend.

A 4-0 victory for Devizes has put them in pole position to top the group, and despite their loss Pack Horse are likely to join them if they avoid defeat against Sporting Box next weekend.

FC Devices United celebrating their deserved victory

Devizes who reached the semi-finals last season were always on top in the match and were 1-0 up at the break thanks to a Declan McStravick effort. Oscar Webster on his return from a 3 match suspension added the other.

Watch the goal of the game as McStravick places a great freekick in to the bottom corner: https://www.instagram.com/p/COFzfsEnLpk/?hl=en-gb

Chris Halliday was on target for Calne, while Nathan Baldwin replyed for Box, with both goals coming in the first half.

Sporting Box FC 1 Calne United FC 1
A 1-1 draw at Vallens Terrace, between hosts, first division Sporting Box and their second division opponents Calne United did no favours for either team as it means both will have to secure unlikely victories in their final games to have any chance of progressing to the last four.

AFC Melksham 5 Bromham 1
Bromham hopes of reaching the semi-finals ended with a 5-1 loss away at AFC Melksham, whose win means that they have secured a place in the top 2 of Group B.

AFC Melksham were at their best and put in a controlled performance to get the better of their rivals. Seth Wain’s double and a goal each for Jack Woolsgrove, Ryan Baggs and Sam Tallis had the tie won for Dave Jenkins side before Jamie Hall struck a late consolation for Bromham.

Semington FC 1 FC Lacock 4
As expected FC Lacock picked up the 3 points away at Semington FC thanks to a 4-1 triumph. The victory means that the villagers have made it through to the semi-final stage of the competition for a second successive season and will face AFC Melksham next weekend to see which of the two sides will top the table.

Mark Dolman bagged himself a brace for the winners, with Aaron Masson and Billy Gleed adding the other to make up the quartet. Sam McQueen was Semington’s lone marksman.