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Tenbury Town 8 Kington Town Reserves 1
DARREN Worthington believes Tenbury Town’s ‘versatile squad’ can prove a match for Droitwich Spa Reserves in the Worcestershire FA Saturday Minor Cup.
Town will be on a high for this weekend’s second-round cup clash after slamming eight goals past Kington Town Reserves in last Saturday’s Herefordshire League Division Three rout.
It was the first time that Town had won their fourth game in a row and reached their highestever league position by achieving their biggest ever winning score.
In-form Mark Boucker scored four goals at Palmer’s Meadow, while Chris Patton (2) Alex Bright and Ian Patterson also hit the target against shellshocked Kington.
Boucker scored a stunning goal to round off the match, picking up the ball inside the centre circle, racing forward and hitting a 35-yard screamer into the top corner.
“We have a very versatile squad in which players can adapt themselves in various positions which allows us to change formations during the match if it is not going to plan,”
said Town boss Worthington.
“So far this season we have been involved in a number of cup matches.
“We have played some good opposition, winning three and losing two.
“We are in the quarter-finals of the HFA Junior Cup and are, once again, on the road.”
Town face Division One side Kingstone Rovers on November 3.
Against Kington, Town soared into a 4-1 lead after just 17 minutes and opened up a commanding 5-1 advantage before the interval.
Town played some one and two- touch football in the second- half and went further ahead when Jack Farrar fed a neat pass through to Ian Patterson who slotted home a sixth.
Boucker claimed his hat-trick before bagging the best goal of the afternoon. Worthington says he won’t be underestimating this Saturday’s cup opponents, Droitwich Spa Reserves.
“This will be a tough test for the team but, hopefully, we will come out on top,” he added.