Head north to Wembley

FA VASE FOURTH ROUND Mildenhall Town 2 Sherbourne Town 1 MILDENHALL are now just four games away from Wembley. A first-half double from Neal Docking on Saturday secured their passage to the fifth round where they face a long trip to County Durham on Febr

FA VASE FOURTH ROUND

Mildenhall Town 2

Sherbourne Town 1

MILDENHALL are now just four games away from Wembley.


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A first-half double from Neal Docking on Saturday secured their passage to the fifth round where they face a long trip to County Durham on February 10, to face Billington Synthonia, who are currently mid-table in the Arngove Northern League Division One.

The usually reliable Gareth Simpson missed his second penalty in a week for Mildenhall, early on, after a handball.

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The hosts took a 15th-minute lead when a good passing move finished with Craig Hammond slipping it through for Docking to score from close range.

Sherbourne almost hit back straight away when a lob beat Ben Nower, but landed on the roof of the net.

Simpson came close before

Docking doubled Mildenhall's lead with a cool finish in the penalty area after a nod down from Craig

Hammond.

Docking was replaced by Heron early in the second half after picking up a knock and Sherbourne started to create pressure.

Nower kept the visitors out with a fine penalty save just after the hour mark but a well-struck effort from Marc Caines made it 2-1 to set up a tense final 20 minutes.

Sherbourne pushed hard for an equaliser, but with Mildenhall centre-backs Andy Eady and Graham Rush in fine form, they found no way through.

n Mildenhall play Harwich and Parkeston away on Saturday.

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