02 Sep 2017 in Match Reports
Sensational FA Cup upset at the DWB Stadium
Boston Town pulled off thir best FA Cup win for 41 years to stun Northern Premier League outfit Hednesford Town.
There was a whiff of something magical in the air as soon as Fraser Bayliss set the Poachers on their way with a goal after six minutes.
Man of the match Simon Ashton then doubled the home side's lead after 26 minutes.
Hednesford - who beat Boston United 3-0 in a pre-season friendly jsut a few weeks ago - tried to mount a second-half comeback but Gary Frost's side held firm to ensure the DWB Stadium would witness its biggest FA Cup victory since Bangor City were knocked out in 1976.
Boston Town are now in the hat for the 2nd Qualifying Round draw alongside the likes of Boston United, York City and Stockport County.
Town: J Lambley, L Lambley, Parker, Ashton, Field, Ford, Eyett, Davison, Britton, Nuttell, Bayliss, subs: Pinner, Forth, Epton, Tate, Maddison