We’re back on the road to Wem­b­ley in the FA Vase

Town show is just too late

The Non-League Football Paper - - NEWS - By Andy Mitchell

BOSS Ian Rowe was re­lieved to see Sport­ing Khalsa sur­vive a close shave as Huck­nall came close to giv­ing their higher-ranked ri­vals the chop.

Dan West­wood’s hat-trick had seem­ingly put the hosts in con­trol of what had been a fre­netic tie.

But sub­sti­tute Adam Nel­son threw the cat among the pi­geons with a late brace.

Nel­son’s sec­ond set up a grand­stand fin­ish which saw Sam Sims smack the cross­bar and Joe Ashurst de­nied only by keeper Sam Arnold’s des­per­ate dash on the line.

Rowe said: “At three up we had chances to ex­tend the lead but didn’t take them. We let our foot off the gas.

“At 3-2 I thought ‘we’re screwed here’.

“We had lost all our im­pe­tus and I had dis­agree­ments with a cou­ple of lads who were mop­ing around be­cause they thought we had been harsh on them.

“Their lad missed a sit­ter with the last kick and if it had not been for my keeper

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