AFC Mansfield

Sunday, March 03, 2013


AFC Mansfield are through to the semi final of the Notts Intermediate Cup after a 5-1 victory ove Radcliffe Olympic Res.
A Matt Draper goal midway through the first half paved the way for The Bulls.
Radcliffe had put up a stern resistance up until this point and on a dodgy playing surface it looked as if it was going to be a difficult day.
Joe Naylor however added a second before half time and settled the game. Joe got his second of the game before Radcliffe made it 3-1 and tried to make a game of it.
Striker Dean Rick was taken off by manager Micky Taylor to rest his legs and youngster Mark Staniforth was thrown in wide right to run at the defence and had several tricky runs at the home defence.
Mark Robinson made it 4-1 with a fine strike on goal and Gary Armstrong made it 5 with probably the best move of the game late on to seal the victory.
AFC now travel to Newark on Wednesday to see if they can make it into the league cup semi final also.