Call to 12th man’

HUNTS PREMIER CUP SEMI-FINAL Ely City 0 Biggleswade United 1 CITY boss Dennis Lightning has called on the people of Ely to fill the Unwin Ground on Saturday, when a win would secure promotion. The last kick of the game on Tuesday, a volley from just outsi

HUNTS PREMIER CUP SEMI-FINAL

Ely City 0 Biggleswade United 1

CITY boss Dennis Lightning has called on the people of Ely to fill the Unwin Ground on Saturday, when a win would secure promotion.

The last kick of the game on Tuesday, a volley from just outside the box after a free-kick was headed out, denied Elya cup final place.

But Lightning, who fielded a weakened side with Saturday's match against Hadleigh United in mind, remained unconcerned.

He said: "I was quite relieved when the goal went in, as we were heading for extra-time, which is the last thing we need with Saturday's crucial match.

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"Three points from our final two games of the season would guarantee promotion to the Premier Division, and we really need a big turn-out to act as a 12th man. I'll make sure the lads are fired up and we should put on a great show.