Bedingfield blasts Lealholm into last four

LEALHOLM are the sole Whitby area team remaining in the UPVC Suppliers Knockout Cup after a single goal put paid to Brotton RA.

The hosts put in a good performance against in-form Lealholm and with no score at the interval, a shock was on the cards.

Lealholm broke the deadlock on 65 minutes. Mike Knight won the ball from a corner to set up Steve Bedingfield to score the only goal of the game.

In the closing minutes, Brotton keeper Brown ventured forward for a corner, in the hope of snatching a late equaliser.

Lealholm cleared the ball and broke clear, hitting a hopeful ball towards goal. Brown made the dash back to his goal and just managed to hold the ball before it crossed the line.

The win for Lealholm gave them a place in another cup semi final this season.

Brotton RA 0 Lealholm 1