Joe Burgess turned from hero to villain as Stamford AFC bowed out of the FA Trophy at Barwell after a penalty shootout tonight (November 27).
Burgess had twice dragged the Daniels level in a tie that finished 3-3, but he missed his penalty after 13 successful spotkicks in a row between the two sides.
Stamford were in front in this third qualifying round replay after five minutes through Ryan Seam. but Barwell were in front 2-1 at the break and 3-2 ahead with three minutes to go when Burgess struck his second goal of the game.
There were no goals in extra time before Barwell edged a high quality shootout.
Olly Brown-Hill, Josh Egginton, Bradley Fortnam-Tomlinson, Kern Miller, Henry Eze and Mike Armstrong all scored from the spot for Stamford.
Depping Rangers scheduled United Counties League Cup tie at Rothwell Corinthians was postponed because of a waterlogged pitch.
Holbeach United host Wellingborough Town in the same competition tonight (November 28).