Non League: Miners fly flag for local teams after poor day in the Vase

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It was a disappointing day for the region’s teams in the FA Vase Second Qualifying round with only Staveley Miners Welfare progressing.

The 2011/12 semi-finalist beat North West Counties Premier Division side Glossop North End 2-0 at Inkersall Road with a goal at the start and end of the tie. Josh Scully put the Staveley in front after just two minutes with a delightful chip from the angle of the box but it was only in the 88th minutes the Miners could relax as Tim Whittaker added the second.

Parkgate went out 3-0 at Whickham of the Northern League, while it was a miserable afternoon for Worksop Parramore as they bowed out 3-1 at Ashington and had defenders James Cotterill and Gareth Griffiths sent-off with score 2-1 at the time. The hosts led 1-0 at the break before doubling their advantage six minutes into the second half. Sam Smith pulled one back to give Parrmore hope on 76 minutes only for Ashton to restore the two-goal lead on 82 minutes.

AFC Emley made exited the competition beaten 3-1 at home by Jarrow Roofing Bolden CA despite Alex Hallam giving Emley a fifth minute lead.

Battling Athersley Recreation went 1-0 at home against NCE Premier rivals Bridlington Town where it took a Joel Sutton penalty in the second period of extra-time to separate the teams. In another all Premier Division clash

Armthorpe Welfare saw the cup dream ended in a 4-0 defeat at Thackley with all the goals coming inside the last 30 minutes after some excellent saves from Will Biggs had kept Welfare in the tie

A young Hallam went down 4-0 at Selby Town in a scoreline that certainly didn’t tell the whole story.

Nathan Kamara fired Selby into a 66th minute lead after the Countrymen had the better of the chances. Hallam responded with Scott Ruthven’s fine effort on the turn bouncing to safety off the post with the keeper beaten. With two minutes remaining Selby scored a second through Danny Gray on the break with Gray heading the third a minute later before Louis Blackwell added a fourth in injury time.

Dinnington Town beat Louth Town 4-1 at Phoenix Park to end a run of three defeats on the spin. Liam Cartledge was back amongst the goals with a brace while Sam Read marked his debut with a goal. Lanzel Reid added the fourth before Louth grabbed late consolation.

Worsbrough Bridge Athletic were beaten for only the second time in 30 league games at Park Road as Hall Road Rangers left 3-0 winners.

Ashley Flynn scored all four goals as Shaw Lane Aquaforce beat Rossington Main 4-1. Jordan Hatton grabbed the visitors’ late consolation.

Retford United won for the first time in five league games beating Maltby Main 2-0 at Cannon Park.