FOOTBALL: Emery the hero as Tigers edge ‘clasico’

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SPALDING UNITED 2 HOLBEACH UNITED 2 (Holbeach win 3-2 on penalties): Holbeach remain on-course to be the first team to retain the Lincs FA Senior Trophy in a decade after a dramatic penalty shoot-out win over their great rivals on Tuesday night.

Keeper Michael Emery was the hero, superbly saving from Spalding’s Dan Cotton to clinch a second Sincil Bank final on the spin.

The Tigers had earlier raced into a 2-0 lead at the Sir Halley Stewart Playing Field thanks to early strikes from Andy Toyne (2) and the returning Jason Turner (5).

 

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