Robins suffer agony as Soham hit TWELVE in Cambs League cup

Hemingfords United vs Ely City Reserves APRIL 2021

Ely City Reserves were beaten in another five-goal thriller in their second match of the Kershaw Senior Cup against Somersham Town. - Credit: Daniel Mason/Archant

It was more cup agony for Ely City Reserves after two defeats in three days.

The Robins were beaten 2-0 at home to Witchford 96 in Group C of the Kershaw Senior Cup on Tuesday, following a 3-2 reverse against Somersham Town last weekend.

Also in Group C, Soham Town Rangers Reserves, who smashed 12 past Wisbech St Mary Reserves on Saturday, saw their match with Bluntisham Rangers postponed as the hosts were unable to raise a team.

In Group D, Cottenham United backed up victory over Milton last Saturday with a 7-0 triumph over Whittlesford United while in Group E, Isleham United were beaten at Lakenheath Reserves.

Stretham made it consecutive wins in Group D of the Intermediate Cup with a 1-0 win over Swavesey Institute while in the Junior Cup, Lt Downham & Pymoor Swifts beat Littleport Town as Wicken lost at West Row Gunners.

On Wednesday, Cottenham United Reserves won 5-3 at Histon Hornets, Soham Town Rangers 'A' lost to The Eagle, Stretham Reserves fell 3-1 to Crusaders and Witchford 96 Reserves triumphed 3-0 at AFC Ely.

Last Saturday, Burwell Tigers suffered a second successive Group D defeat at the hands of Swavesey Institute in the Intermediate Cup.