Romulus 1 Bridgnorth Town 2

Sunday 18th September 2011
Romulus 1 Bridgnorth Town 2
FA Cup with Budweiser First Qualifying Round
At: The Scholars, Chasetown FC
Kick-off: 2-00 pm
Admission: £7; Programme: £1 (24 pages)
Attendance: 101
Weather: sunny
Duration: first-half: 47:02; second-half: 48:28

Midland Alliance side Bridgnorth Town pulled off an FA Cup shock to knock higher-ranked Evo-Stik League Division 1 South side Romulus out of the competition. They recovered from conceded an early goal scored by Peter Faulds to get back on level terms by the interval. Jason Pike reacted to fire home the loose ball after his own penalty was superbly saved by Romulus keeper Chris Jay. A draw looked the likely outcome until Bridgnorth were awarded another penalty in the closing stages which, this time, Pike fired straight into the back of the net.

The game was played at Chasetown FC as Romulus’s home ground (Coles Lane, Sutton Coldfield FC) now has a 3G pitch which is a surface not yet permitted for use in FA Cup ties.

1-0 Peter Faulds (5)
1-1 Jason Pike (38)
1-2 Jason Pike (84 pen)