FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Extra-time woe for Melksham
9:43am Monday 23rd September 2013 in Latest Sport News
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 an afternoon to forget for Wootton Bassett Town as they decimated 7-0 by Toolstation League Premier Division Odd Down in the Vase.
Brad Norris hit a hat-trick for the Bath-based hosts whilst Kye Simpson, Ruaridh Kay, Rich Dawley and Michael Baker were all also on target as Jeff Roberts' side were put to the sword.
Corsham Town were unable to upset the odds as they lost to 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, Devizes Town were held to a 1-1 draw at home by county rivals Westbury United.
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.
Meanwhile, Calne Town came out on the wrong end of a nine-goal thriller as they lost 5-4 at Wincanton Town.
Glenn Armstrong netted a hat-trick for the Lilywhites whilst Danny Baker was also on target but it was all in vain for Calne.
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