Date:Tuesday July 14 2009
Wycombe Wanderers picked up a win in their first Errea Southwest Challenge Cup game yesterday evening.
The Chairboys couldn't find a way past Bideford Town in normal time and had to rely on winning a penalty shootout 5-4 in order to see off the Western League outfit.
Matches last 80 minutes in this competition and there is no extra time.
Despite enjoying most of the possession the Wanderers were unable to create enough clear-cut chances to score and Bideford were able to comfortably hold out for a 0-0 draw.
Wycombe's penalty shoot-out scorers were: Junior Lewis, Scott Shearer, Stuart Beavon, Matt Phillips and John Mousinho.
Shearer made the crucial save from Bideford's fourth penalty kick.
Manager Peter Taylor used 21 players during the match and the line-ups were as follows:
Young, Moncur, Duberry, Johnson, Cobb, Fitchett, Montrose, Westlake, Zebroski, Harrold, Pittman.
Shearer, Mousinho, Oliver, Lewis, Cobb, Daly, Bloomfield, Doherty, Phillips, Cort, Beavon.
The full list of yesterday's Cup results is as follows:
Bideford 0 Wycombe 0 (5-4 pens) (Att: 245)
RRFC Montegnee 0 Yeovil 5 (Att: 85)
Ilfracombe 1 Exeter 4 (Att: 220)
Barnstaple 0 Blackpool 5 (Att: 466)
The Southwest Challenge Cup is made up of 12 teams playing in four groups.
Below is a list of the participating teams along with their "level" in the football pyramid:
Exeter City (League One)- Level 3
Eastleigh (Conference South) - Level 6
Ilfracombe (Western Lg Premier)- Level 9
Yeovil (League One) - Level 3
Grimsby Town (League Two) - Level 4
RRFC Montegnee (Belgian League) - Level 4
Luton Town (Conference Premier) - Level 5
Wycombe Wanderers (League One) - Level 3
Bideford (Western League Premier) - Level 9
Blackpool (Championship) - Level 2
Rushden & Diamonds (Conf Prem) - Level 5
Barnstaple (Western Lg Premier) - Level 9
The four group winners will play two semi-final matches on Saturday with the Cup Final taking place the following day.
Wycombe's next match is against Luton Town on Friday at 6pm (venue Appledore).
Date:Tuesday July 14 2009
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