City strm t victry ver Dwnham

PUBLISHED: 09:56 12 February 2008 | UPDATED: 22:01 03 May 2010

Action on the pitch

Action on the pitch

Ely City 4 Dwnham Twn 0 ELY scred three times in the pening 17 minutes t end this match as a cntest. Rbbie Masn beat the ffside trap and side-fted the pener after just nine minutes, and Andy Pettit then grabbed tw trademark gals t increase

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Ely City 4 Dwnham Twn 0

ELY scred three times in the pening 17 minutes t end this match as a cntest.

Rbbie Masn beat the ffside trap and side-fted the pener after just nine minutes, and Andy Pettit then grabbed tw trademark gals t increase the lead t three.

His first came frm clse range after Tny Brwn had ndded a crss back int the danger zne, and his secnd was scred in almst identical circumstances with Simn Warren the prvider n this ccasin.

Action from the match

That was as gd as it gt fr City hwever, and manager Dennis Lightning was disappinted that his players lst their cmpsure t sme extent.

"We cmmitted the cardinal sin f everyne thinking they were ging t scre," said the Rbins bss.

Dwnham were unlucky nt t scre themselves after enjying a decent spell at the start f the secnd half, but Masn had the final wrd with less than a minute remaining, his sht squirming underneath the galkeeper t make the final scre 4-0.

Ely entertained Whittn United in the semi-final f the First Divisin Knck-ut Cup n Tuesday night, and n Saturday meet the same ppnents away frm hme in the league.

"Bth games will be very tugh," said Lightning, "but if I had t chse between them I wuld prefer t take three pints n Saturday.

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