Leek Town force an FA Cup first qualifying round replay

LEEK Town fought back from behind twice to draw 2-2 with Parkgate in their Emirates FA Cup first qualifying round tie in south Yorkshire tonight.

Parkgate went ahead through a soft goal in the 52nd minute, when Blues keeper Danny Roberts failed to hold onto a free kick and Martin Brissett was on hand to score.

Blues levelled eight minutes later when Dan Trickett-Smith fired home.

However,  Parkgate quickly regained the lead through Ash Burbeary who unleashed a screamer from 25 yards out on the hour mark.

Blues refused to thrown in the towel and Tim Grice scored from the penalty spot in the 74th minute after Grocott was brought down in the box.

The replay is at Harrison Park next Tuesday night (7.45pm).


Premier Division: Ashbourne FC 1, Silverdale Athletic 8; Brereton Social 2, Stafford Town 1; Hanley Town 0, Alsager Town 4.

Division One: Abbey Hulton United 1, Norton Wanderers 1.