Salter stars as Sidmouth Under-14s bag last eight berth in KO Cup

Salter stars as Sidmouth Under-14s bag last eight berth in KO Cup

Sidmouth Town Under-14s were 6-4 winners when they visited Okehampton Argyle for an Exeter Youth League Cup tie.

The hosts made a flying start taking a first minute lead before any of the Town players had touched the ball!

Town eventually found their feet in the game and Tom Moore punished a goal-keeping error to level things up.

Back came the hosts and they were close to regaining the lead with a shot that cannoned off the crossbar.

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At the other end Jay Harris put Town in front before a superb strike by Louis Adey made it 3-1.

The Okehampton striker who was doing all, the damage, hit back with a quick-fire brace to even things up before, after a few tactical adjustments the Town shape changed with Matt Salter orchestrating things from central midfield.

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It was the supply to wide men Louis Spalding and Luke Spiller that became key to the games outcome. The pair were instrumental in Town regaining the lead at 4-2 when a Spiller cross was unselfishly laid off by Adey for Spalding to power the ball home. Moore then scored twice from close range to put Town into an unassailable 6-3 lead with the home side having the final word with a late fourth.

Matt Salter was named the Town Man of the Match.

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