Mission accomplished for Hemsworth Miners Welfare in the Fourth Round of the Toolstation NCEL League Cup last night, when they saw off the challenge of Division One Promotion hopefuls Yorkshire Amateur at the Southerns Stadium- and having seen his side go behind early in the contest, Wells Manager Wayne Benn felt the 4-1 win represented a decent evening in Leeds, writes Colin Muncie.
Ash Flynn put the home side in front after 20 minutes, but Nash Connolly (25) and Brad Dockerty (35) turned the game on its head by the interval. The 55-strong crowd looked on as Richard Collier (62) and a late own goal rounded out Hemsworth’s win.
Wayne told the Bootiful Game “We achieved our objective tonight which was to get through to the Quarter Finals of the League Cup. It wasn’t as straightforward as the result might suggest; we went behind again before we got into our stride, and Ammers played quite well in that first half and caused us one or two problems. Once we scored the equaliser we started to play much better and to go in at half time in front was deserved, I thought”
In the second half, Wayne admitted that his side could have made the result even more emphatic “Apart from ten minutes at the start of the second half I felt we managed the game really well” he told us. “We didn’t allow Ammers many chances at all in that second half and our keeper has had a quiet night ,while at the other end we continued to create, and miss plenty which has hampered us all season. If we had been more ruthless we could have scored 7 or 8 tonight– but that’s me being greedy and would have been a bit harsh on our hosts. All in all it was a good night’s work”.
“ We are pleased to be through, we have dodged a bit of a banana skin against a very capable side tonight” Wayne confessed” and I’m happy with a lot of what I’ve seen tonight. Good luck to Phil ((Harding) and Neil Sibson, Joint Managers) and their players; they have a good chance of promotion this season and I wish them well with it”.