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January sees 3 wins from 5 matches for CUP FC

7 months ago By CUPFC Info

1st and Reserves both win and lose in the sixth month of the season as 5 matches were played

January was a mixed month for CUP FC, as 5 matches took place, with the 1sts winning 2 of their 3 Kershaw Premier matches and Reserves having closely fought battles in the league.

The 1st team won on the opening weekend of 2018, a 3 – 2 victory on the road to Cherry Hinton on Saturday 6th. Saturday 27th was the other maximum, a 2 – 0 triumph at home to Gamlingay United. There was a free week on Saturday 13th, while Saturday 20th was tough day with a 7 – 2 home loss vs Comberton United. 5th in the league is the result of a decent month.

The Reserves played on the first two Saturdays of the new year, which was then followed by two free weekends on 20th and 27th. Saturday 6th saw a 5 – 4 defeat hosting Bluntisham Rangers, before a 2 – 1 win at the Cass vs Wisbech St Mary Reserves on Saturday 13th. The team sit 10th in the Senior B table, with games in hand on a couple of teams above.

Notable contributions:
1. The 1sts scored 7 and conceded 9 in January – three for Jose, a brace for Phil, and one a piece for Dan and Jordy
2. The Reserves both scored and conceded 6 in the month – Joel (brace), Kenny, Lee, Ryan T and Scott
3. Neither team claimed a clean sheet
4. There were 4 yellow cards for the 1st team, with only 1 booking for the Reserves
5. 26 players have now played for the 1sts this season, with 32 representing the Reserves

Updated 16:42 - 1 Mar 2018 by CUPFC Info

Where next?

Strong second halves for CUP FC but matches end in defeat 1sts and Reserves lose close games after solid second half performances
Saturday's win sees 1st team up to 5th the Kershaw Premier 1st team win 2 - 0 at home to Gamlingay United; two debuts made


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