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CLUBS NEWS: Spartans’ penalty shoot out win

CLUBS NEWS: Spartans’ penalty shoot out win

In an end to end and entertaining football match Edgbaston Spartans managed to secure victory via a penalty shoot out against WMRL division 1 team Tipton Town FC.

The spartans started lively and were up 2-0 by half time and looking comfortable against their opposition from a higher division. The second half was a tough battle as Tipton Town FC pushed forward and tried to get some goals to put them back in the game. They managed to equalise via a corner on the 90th minute, drawing the game and pushing the game onto penalties.

Edgbaston Spartans held their nerve and won the shoot out 4-2, with some great saves from our goalkeeper and clinical spot kicks from our players.

The win puts us joint top of the WMRL Cup group with 6 points from 3 games. There are 2 games remaining in the group stage, the Spartans’ have put themselves in a strong position to qualify and progress to the semi-finals.