Diss through in cup

Acle United 0, Diss Town 1 Diss Town negotiated a tricky-looking Norfolk Senior Cup at Bridewell Lane against Anglian Combination Premier Division leaders Acle United to move into the last 16.

Acle United 0, Diss Town 1

Diss Town negotiated a tricky-looking Norfolk Senior Cup at Bridewell Lane against Anglian Combination Premier Division leaders Acle United to move into the last 16.

Diss lost influential central defender to a knee injury in the pre-match warm up. Dave Adams came in for his first start of the season.

The only goal of the game came in the 47th minute when Ben Soanes shot in after the Acle defence had blocked shots from Sam Bryant and Jason Hunt.


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Mark Shadrack and Soanes hit the bar as Diss tried to increase their lead. At the other end Matt Webster made a fine save from Lewis Holdsworth and Jonny King cleared off the goal line.

Acle team: Scott Foreman, Peter Nobbs, Ricky Hodds, Jody Harrison, James Foreman, Dean Crosbie, Lee Rathbone, Warren Nichols, Ben Morgan, Nathan Thompson, Daniel Foreman.

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Acle subs: Lewis Holdsworth, Oliver Harrison, Ian Morgan, Ritchie Fruin and John Curtis.

Diss team: Matt Webster, Jonny King, Stuart Garner, Dave Adams, Brendan Foley, Mark Shadrack, Jason Hunt, Xavier Huckle, Ben Soanes, Jake Burton, Sam Bryant.

Diss subs: Peter Hooks (for Huckle 88 mins), Paul Nichols, Euan Craigie (for Burton 19 mins) and Matty Hill.

Referee: Paul Burnham (Wymondham).

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