ROUND-UP: It's a breeze for Stamford in County Cup tie, prestige Posh friendly for Peterborough Sports, Pinchbeck enjoy a gr-eight friendly win

Stamford AFC breezed into the second round of the Lincs Senior Cup last night (July 9).

Tuesday, 10th July 2018, 10:14 am
Updated Tuesday, 17th July 2018, 6:44 pm
Jon Challinor (left) scored for Stamford against Grantham.

The Daniels received a big helping hand from opponents Grantham Town. The visitors contributed two own goals to Stamford’s 4-1 win at the Zeeco Stadium.

Taron Hare opened the scoring in the early stages before a Grantham defender made it 2-0 before the break. Own goal number two arrived in the second half before Jon Challinor made it 4-0.

Grantham pulled a goal back late on, but it’s Stamford who go through to face holders Gainsborough Trinity in the second round.

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United Counties Division One newcomers Pinchbeck United thrashed Peterborough Premier Division side Thorney 8-0 in a friendly last night.

Hotshot Ollie Maltby scored four times with Jordan Nuttell (2), Ash Murrell and Fraser Bayliss also on target.

Peterborough Sports host Peterborough United in a presitige friendly tonight (July 10, 7.30pm).