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Pickering Town beat Billingham Town to reach FA Vase second qualifying round
10:25am Monday 3rd September 2012 in Sport
PICKERING Town came from behind to beat Billingham Town 3-1 and book their place in the second qualifying round of the FA Vase.
The Pikes will host Team Northumbria on Saturday, September 15 after their first qualifying round triumph at Billingham on Saturday.
The visitors trailed to Matthew Garbutt’s 17th-minute goal, but hit back to lead at half-time thanks to Liam Shepherd’s 38th-minute effort and Liam Salt’s penalty a minute before the break. Tom Fenwick sealed the win six minutes from time.
Tadcaster Albion bowed out of the Vase after a 3-2 defeat at Esh Winning. Tom Owen scored twice in the last three minutes for Albion.
In division one of the Northern Counties East League, Selby Town were trounced 5--0 at home by Albion Sports.
Knaresborough Town led Yorkshire Amateur 3-0 after 32 minutes but were forced to settle for a 3-3 draw.
Seb Carole scored for Town on 15 minutes and Steve Bromley struck twice, on 23 and 32 minutes.
In the premier division, former Pickering duo Josh Greening and Carl Stewart netted in Bridlington Town’s 2-0 win at Retford United.
Robert Hawkes and Ryan Blott struck in the first period as Scarborough Athletic beat visitors Staveley Miners Welfare 2-1. Martin Brissett was the Welfare marksman on 87 minutes.
Harrogate Town’s game at home to Bishop’s Stortford in Blue Square Bet North was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
Harrogate Railway Athletic were thumped 4-0 at Trafford in Evo-Stik League division one north, with William Ahern, Andrew Smart, Michael Oates and Stephen Mason on target.