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United suffer shootout heartache

2 weeks ago By Craig Singleton

Boston United suffered a penalty shootout defeat to Mickleover Sports on Wednesday as their FA Youth Cup campaign suffered a premature end.

For only the third time in 15 seasons, the United youngsters exited at the first hurdle, following a 1-1 draw after extra-time.

Jenson Bark had cancelled out Sam Bacon’s opener for the hosts, but Marshall Young and Harrison Holland were denied at either end of the shootout to hand Mickleover a 4-3 win on spot-kicks. Lewis Bontoft, Xander Crashley and Nathan Stevens successfully converted for the Pilgrims.

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Updated 14:07 - 6 Sep 2018 by Craig Singleton

Where next?

Pilgrims borrow Mariners pair Boston United manager Craig Elliott has strengthened his squad by capturing two highly-rated EFL youngsters on loan.
United set to begin FA Youth Cup quest Boston United kick-off their FA Youth Cup campaign on Wednesday evening.

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