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Rangers Social miss Sunday county cup final ticket

By Staffordshire Newsletter  |  Posted: February 25, 2014

By Dave McLean

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RANGERS Social's hopes of glory on the county cup front when dented at the penultimate stage this week.

The premier outfit took on Elmos Celtic in the semi-finals of the Staffs FA Premier Cup and went down 3-1.

It was also quarter final week in the League Challenge Cup and in four closely fought ties, AFC Doxey, Holmcroft Titans, Riverway B and Tap and Spile marched into the last four.

The former edged a 2-1 success against The Yard, while Holmcroft ran out 4-2 victors over visiting Perkins Social.

Riverway B joined them after sneaking a 2-1 success against Werder Brocton and the Tap won a seven-goal thriller against Strollers Reunited by the odd goal.

On the league front, Strollers 82 got the better of Dormans 5-2, in the premier, on a day when Bear and Pheasant 05 defeated Woodseaves 3-1.

With football back to normal after several weeks of postponements, three matches were played in division one. Staffs Bull won 3-1 at Met Bar, while Seighford triumphed 2-1 against county cup heroes RC Morrisman 2-1. There were also three points for Woolpack B, who triumphed 3-2 against FC Gnosall.

In division two, Sachmos Greyhound pulled off a narrow 1-0 success at home to Princess Royal, and Great Haywood ran out 4-2 victors over Owlett Jaton in the third division.

Horns FC came unstuck 3-2 against Bear and Pheasant 07 in division four, while odd-goal wins were chalked up by Royal Oak and AFC Stafford Boro against Cross Keys (2-1) and Stafford Centurions (1-0) rescpectively.

Fixtures for March 2: Premier League Cup, Met Bar v Woolpack A; League Sunday Bowl R2, Bear 05 v Cross Keys, FC Gnosall v Rifleman Joiners, Kings Arms v Staffs Bull, Princess Royal v Woolpack B, Seighford v Royal Oak, Rangers Exciles v Riverway A, Yarnfield Labour v Rangers Social.

Div 1, Stafford Celtic v RC Morrisman; Div 2, Sachmos Greyhound v FC Pegasus, Tap and Spile v Strollers Reunited, Werder Brocton v Horns Athletic.

Div 3, Owlett Jaton v Perkins Social, Riverway B v Strollers Reunited, The Yard v Great Haywood.

Div 4, Bear and Pheasant 07 v Kings Arms, Holmcroft Titans v AFC Stafford Boro, Stafford Centurions v Horns FC.

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