Acomb Celtic prevail in ten-goal thriller

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A brace apiece from Lee Powell and Neil Richardson helped Acomb Celtic into the semi-finals of the York FA Sunday Morning Senior Cup.

Celtic beat visitors Severus SC 6-4 in the round three tie, with Mark Powell and Cameron Sanderson also getting on the scoresheet.

York Nomads were 3-1 winners at Skelton after extra time, while York Medics were beaten 3-1 at home by Hounds.

York RI switched their York FA Sunday Morning Junior Cup tie with Bubwith White Swan to Melbourne and ended up losing 6-4.

RI were 3-1 in front after 55 minutes, but Bubwith fought back and advanced to the last four with goals from Scott Jackson (2), Si Holder (2), Wes Pears and Jay Wildman.

Dave Holding (2), John Golinger and Ben Hodgson were the RI marksmen.

York St John University beat visitors Bishopthorpe United 5-3, while the tie between Huntington Rovers and York Five Lions was postponed and rearranged for this Sunday (10.30am).

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