29th September 2009
Sphinx stun Stafford
by Randy Forder at Marston Road.
Stafford Ranger 2 v 3 Coventry Sphinx
Sphinx stunned their hosts from three divisions higher tonight to progress in the F.A. Cup by three goals to two.
Sphinx were 2 up at half
time through Kelvin Phillips (18) & Kyle Rhodes (35 - pen).
Stafford pulled one back on 77 (Kasiama) but Jerome Murdock extended the lead again on 81. The home side weren't done yet and pulled another back through a penalty on 84 (Thorley) but Sphinx held out.
The crowd was 465.
Sphinx progress to face Bedworth United in the next round on Saturday 10th October at Sphinx Drive.
More details to follow....
Sphinx: C. Daffern, C. Goodbody, J. Holmes, K. Rhodes, T. Ward, L. Kay, T. Muldoon, A. Fisher, K. Phillips, J. Murdock, A. Donaldson. subs: J. McAteer, D. Allen, R. Manak, A. Woodall, M. Martin, M. Smith.
Stafford: W. Lumley, T. Thorley, R. Vauls, A. Owens, B. Wilson, J. Johnson, F. Kasiama, J. Moult, B. Mills, N. Wellecomme, L. Reid. subs: L. Morgan, J. Patrick, C. Hulme, C. Brindley, T. Harrison.
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