KO: 7:45 PM
Venue: Park View Road (Welling United FC)
Slough Goals: M Miller (1-0)
Opponent Goals: Standen (1-1) Booth (2-1 + 3-1) Beard (4-1)
Both teams evened each other out in the opening
minutes before Matt Miller fired us ahead on 8 minutes. Danny Steer
made a run down the left flank, passed it to Darron Wilkinson whose
shot was well controlled by Matt Miller who wrongfooted Glen Knight
and sent it the other way than the direction the keeper was diving
to save the original shot.
Despite continuing to apply pressure the Rebels
were unable to find a second and it took 10 minutes for Welling to
find an equaliser. Paul Booth found Standen unmarked in the area;
thus enabling him to fire past Alan Foster for the equalising goal.
Their second came later on when Alex Haddow
failed to clear a free-kick. The miss-hit clearance fell to Paul
Booth who fired past Alan Foster.
After the break both teams seemed not to want
to win anymore. Neither team were playing as they were in the 1st
half and it was Slough who were dealing with the larger share of
But it was as late as 10 minutes left
when Slough finally fell to pieces. Booth capitalised on a mix-up
from Foster and Bartley, he tapped the ball into the unguarded net.
Before the end Welling got a fourth when Beard ran past the Slough
defence and shredded Slough's FA Cup hopes for yet another season.
well, now we are out of the cup and we can concentrate on the
The Slough Side