Draw for North West Counties League Challenge Cup last four pairs 1874 Northwich with Maine Road

Next up, Maine Road

Next up, Maine Road

First published in Football Northwich Guardian: Photograph of the Author by , Senior Sports Writer

1874 NORTHWICH were paired with Premier Division high-fliers Maine Road in the draw for the North West Counties League Challenge Cup semi finals on Saturday.

They will play the Manchester-based outfit over two legs on dates to be decided.

Ian Street’s men, playing in the competition for the first time, reached the last four following a 2-1 win at home to Abbey Hey at the weekend.

Newcomer David Short and Rick Bailey were on target for the hosts at Barton Stadium.

1874 Northwich have now knocked out higher-ranked opponents in two of their four ties.

Maine Road cruised through at the expense of AFC Blackpool, with former Witton Albion front man Thomas Bentham on target four times.

Rochdale Town, conquerors of Runcorn Town at the weekend, take on Ashton Athletic in the other semi final.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree