FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Extra-time woe for Melksham
9:43am Monday 23rd September 2013 in Sport
MELKSHAM Town were knocked out of the FA Vase last weekend as they came unstuck in extra time at Folland Sports.
Goals from Tom Stocks and Dan Kovacs saw Darren Perrin's side lead 2-1 in Hampshire but the Sydenhams League outfit netted a late equaliser to force extra time before completing their comeback and booking their place in the first round proper with two further goals.
There was better news for Bradford Town in the second qualifying round of the Vase as they beat Downton 4-2 at Trowbridge Road.
Top-scorer Sam Jordan netted twice whilst Kieran Baggs and Dan King were also on target for Paul Shanley's men.
Warminster Town are also in the hat for the first round proper draw after they triumphed 2-0 at Brockenhurst, with Mark Robinson and Louis Sparey grabbing the goals for John Phillips' men.
But Corsham Town were unable to upset the odds as they lost to Toolstation League Premier Division Bristol Manor Farm.
Dan Lardner was on target for Trevor Rawlings' side but Farm, who also knocked Corsham out of the FA Cup, ran out 2-1 winners.
In the Toolstation League First Division, Westbury United earned a point as they drew 1-1 at county rvials Devizes Town.
Nathan Hallet's cross eldued home keeper Mike Alexander to put Westbury ahead in the first half but Devizes' Neil Clark struck to level matters in the second period.
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