Mildenhall upholding Vase hope

FA Vase Third RoundMildenhall Town 2 Northampton Spencer 1Mildenhall progressed to the fourth round courtesy of a 30-yard screamer of a goal.

FA Vase Third Round

Mildenhall Town 2

Northampton Spencer 1

Mildenhall progressed to the fourth round courtesy of a 30-yard screamer of a goal.


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After a tame first half where the visitors' defence held firm against a dominant home attack the game burst into life 10 minutes into the second period.

In the space of five minutes, first Clements won a ball on the goal line through sheer persistence, before beating three defenders and squaring to Simpson who volleyed home.

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The lead was short-lived however as Northampton, who up until then had few ideas going forward, saw a long-range effort crash off the crossbar before Foster beat Nower.

Almost immediately though, Miles unleashed a strong contender for goal of the season when he got in the clear and from over 30 yards let rip, his shot flying over the keeper into the top of the net.

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