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The Brewery Field witnessed a frantic second half of cup action as Moors exited the FA Trophy following Andre Brown’s close range effort.

After a dull and uneventful first period, Telford skipper Shane Sutton met Ryan Barnett’s corner on the volley to give The Bucks the lead.

That lead only lasted for a matter of minutes as Glen Taylor expertly lofted the ball over Andrew Wycherley from distance to draw Moors level.

Gavin Cowan’s side, who defeated Moors by the same scoreline exactly a month previous, set up a Quarter-Final clash with Solihull Moors courtesy of Brown’s poachers goal 15 minutes from time.

Jason Ainsley welcomed back Shane Henry into his side following the midfielders two game absence, and with Liam Agnew cup-tied, Henry’s return to fitness was perfectly timed.

There were also three other alterations, with Kris Thackray, Ryan Hall and Andrew Johnson replacing Rob Atkinson, Shaun Tuton and Mark Anderson.

Telford, who themselves made four changes to the side who defeated Southport 4-0 in their last outing, created the more clearcut oppurtunities in a forgetful first half.

Barnett and Brown had efforts that had Matt Gould worried, if not overly concerned, while Moors fashioned little, with Taylor going closest with a tame header wide of the post.

However, the second half burst into life almost from the restart and continued to sway from end to end in what turned out to be a memorable cup tie.

Adam Boyes, who replied the stricken Henry in the first half, was played in by Taylor following a  burst in midfield from Jamie Chandler, but Wycherley denied the striker with a great save.

Telford responded with a chance of their own and went close when Gould pulled off a brilliant one handed save from James McQuilkin.

Gould was unable to keep out Telford for much longer. A deep corner found the unmarked Sutton, and he steered in through a sea of bodies to give the away side the initiative.

It was an initiative that they struggled to hold for more than four minutes as Sutton went from hero to zero.

He misjudged a long ball and allowed Taylor to advance on goal, and evidently full of confidence given his recent run of form, the Moors forward lifted the ball over the head of Wycherley who has meandered off his line.

That goal gave Moors a huge lift, but they were unable to capitalise on their new found resurgence, allowing Telford to come back into things and eventually find the winning goal.

Barnett was the danger, cutting in from the right before his fierce effort was tipped onto the bar by Gould. Brown reacted quickly to tap the ball in from a few yards out.

That signalled Ainsley to throw the kitchen sink at Telford, eventually ending up with four strikers out on the field.

Taylor remained Moors’ biggest threat and went agonisingly close on two occasion right at the death. Wycherley denied his sharp strike before Jonathan Royle headed his goal bound header off the line from the resulting corner.

Moors face Bradford (Park Avenue) at The Brewery Field on Saturday.

Spennymoor

1Matthew Gould Goalkeeper
2Callum Williams Defender
3Stephen Brogan Defender 24'
4Jamie Chandler Midfielder
5Kris Thackray 12 Defender
6James Curtis Defender 88'
7Ryan Hall 15 Midfielder
8Shane Henry 16 Midfielder
9Glen Taylor Forward 59'
10Robert Ramshaw Midfielder
11Andrew Johnson Midfielder
12Jake Hibbs 5 Midfielder
13Christopher Elliott Goalkeeper
14Mark Anderson Midfielder
15Shaun Tuton 7 Forward
16Adam Boyes 8 Forward
Robert Atkinson Defender
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Telford

1Andrew Wycherley Goalkeeper
2Ross White Defender
3Stephan Morley Defender
4Ellis Deeney Midfielder
5Shane Sutton Defender 55'
6Jonathan Royle Midfielder
7Henry Cowans 15 Midfielder
8James McQuilkin Midfielder 40'
9Amari Morgan-Smith 14 Forward
10Andre Brown 16 Forward 74'
11Ryan Barnett Midfielder 80'
12Zak Lilly Defender
13Sheridan Martinez Goalkeeper
14Darryl Knights 9 Forward
15Brendon Daniels 7 Midfielder
16Matthew Barnes Homer 10 Forward 88'
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Clean Sheet
0
0
Goals
1
2
Assists
0
0
Yellow Cards
2
3
Red Cards
0
0

Results

Club1st Half2nd HalfGoalsOutcome
Spennymoor011Loss
Telford022Win

Details

Date Time Competition Season Attendance
5th February 2019 7:45 pm Buildbase FA Trophy 2018/19 571

Ground

The Brewery Field
156 Wood Vue, Spennymoor DL16 6RH, UK