Tuesday 21st March 2006

Stafford Rangers 0 Stoke City 2
Staffs Senior Cup semi final
At: Marston Road
Kick-off: 7-45 pm
Attendance: 393
Weather: -

Stoke took the lead on 16 minutes when Siguardsson volleyed home a right-wing cross. Solly pulled off several saves in the second half but was beaten again on 75 minutes. Unchallenged Sweeney got on the end of a pass from Josh Wilson and slotted the ball past the helpless Rangers keeper.

Stafford Rangers (black and white stripes/black/black): Lewis Solly, Dan Holgate, Alex Gibson, Ed Booth, Jemiah Richards, Levi Reid, Lee Downes (capt), Phil Robinson, Matthew Platt, Dave Walker, Danny Edwards. Subs: Richard Haynes (for Platt, 67), André Francis (for Holgate, ht), Alex Gibbons, Steve Hopkinson (for Robinson, 56), Matt Skinner.

Stoke City (red and white stripes/white/white): Robert Duggan, John Quigley, Carl Dickinson, Junior, Ryan Shotton, Andy Wilkinson (capt), Karl Henry, Peter Kopteff, Hannes Siguardsson, Martin Paterson, Peter Sweeney. Subs: Adam Rooney (for Siguardsson, 66), Chris Sanna, Josh Wilson (for Junior, 66), Liam Page (for Paterson, 66), Matthew Hazley.

Goals: Siguardsson (16), Sweeney (75).

Referee: R. Merchant (Stone).
Attendance: 393.