02 Jun 2021 by Brian Flynn

Dramatic Semi-Final Win On Penalties For Reserves!


Photos: Michael Ripley

Raheem Mercurius & George Howarth, pictured after George's cross was headed in by Raheem to put Alty 3-0 up at Barnton in the Cheshire Senior Cup in November, were 2 of the 5 penalty scorers on Saturday at Broadheath Central.

Altrincham FC Reserves will face Egerton FC in the final of the JB Parker Premier Division Challenge Cup Final on Saturday at Winstanley Warriors FC.

Kick-off is at 2pm.

Spectators are welcome & it would be great to get a good turnout of Alty fans for this important finale to the season.

Winstanley Warriors FC, Goose Green, Wigan, WN3 6PZ


Saturday's semi-final was a thrilling affair at Salisbury Fields, Broadheath.

Broadheath Central were leading 1-0 in added time when Dre Taylor equalised to take the tie to penalties.

Dre Taylor

Marc Bellingham, George Howarth, Max Pouncey, Raheem Mercurius & Dre Taylor all scored for the Robins whilst Joel Torrance heroically saved Broadheath Central's 5th penalty to secure a place in the final.

Joel Torrance

The Altincham line-up was as follows:-

Joel Torrance,

Marc Bellingham

Niall Butchart

Madison Davis

Daniel Gavaghan

Callum Graham

Reiss Hughes

Daniel Lewis

Raheem Mercurius

Max Pouncey

Dre Taylor


Sam Corbishley

Joel Edwards

George Howarth

Thomas Millington

The other semi-final also went to penalties with Egerton FC beating Billinge 3-1 after the game had finished level at 2-2 .


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