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November a tough month for the 1sts and Reserves

11 months ago By CUPFC Info

8 matches played in the fourth month of the season, with both teams suffering defeats

November was the toughest month of the season so far for CUP FC, with each team playing 4 matches and losing 3.

The 1st team claimed picked up their win of the month on Saturday 25th, a 2 – 1 victory at Foxton in the Kershaw Premier. They lost twice in the league, going down 3 – 1 at home to Hemingfords United on Saturday 4th and losing 3 – 0 on the road at Eaton Socon on Saturday 18th. Saturday 11th saw CUP in Kershaw Premier League KO Cup quarter-final action, being knocked by a 4 – 0 defeat at Cherry Hinton.

The Reserves struggled more than the 1sts in November, picking up only one point in their three Senior B league matches. This came on Saturday 4th drawing 1 – 1 at Lakenheath Reserves. On Saturday 18th, they were narrowly beaten 1 – 0 at Red Lodge, followed by a 3 – 2 loss at home to Whittlesford United on Saturday 25th. They battled bravely at higher league Ely City Reserves on Friday 10th in the cup, going down 3 – 2.

Notable contributions:
1. The 1sts scored 3 goals in November – Dan, Jose and James Godden on the scoresheet
2. The Reserves grabbed 5 goals from 5 different scorers – Adem, Kenny, Kienen, Ryan Traynier and Strikes
3. Neither team claimed a clean sheet, with the 1sts conceding 11 and the Reserves having 8 against
2 goals were scored by the 1st team in October – Dan bagging 6 times, Jose 5, and James Hall the other scorer
4. Both teams had a player dismissed for two yellow cards, Will for the 1sts and June for the Reserves. Lee also picked up his 5th yellow of the season and will be suspended for one match
5. This season 21 players have played for the 1sts and 29 for the Reserves

Updated 12:41 - 15 Jan 2018 by CUPFC Info

Where next?

Frustrating weekend for CUP as both teams suffer defeats 1sts lose 3 - 1 at home to Cambridge City Development, Reserves lose 3 - 2 at Newmarket Town Reserves
1sts return to winning ways while Reserves suffer narrow defeat 1st team win 2 - 1 at Foxton, Reserves lose 3 - 2 to Whittlesford United

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Sat 17 Nov
1st team Cherry Hinton
Cup 13:45
Reserves team Thaxted Rangers
League 14:00
Sat 24 Nov
1st team Great Shelford
League 14:00
Reserves team Newmarket Town Reserves
League 15:00

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