Cup joy for Whitehill

Whitehill v Eyemouth King Cup 2nd Round @ Ferguson Park, Rosewell, Sat 3rd March.
Whitehill v Eyemouth King Cup 2nd Round @ Ferguson Park, Rosewell, Sat 3rd March.

Whitehill welcomed Eyemouth in a second round King Cup match at Rosewell.

With Gareth Thom nursing a slight injury, manager Grant Carney was forced into one change, Jamie Burstow slotting in at left back.

The home side started brightly, and after only seven minutes a fine through ball from Herd to Sommerville gave the striker an early chance to open the scoring. However despite evading the last defender’s challenge. and beating the onrushing keeper to the ball. Aaron’s shot slid past the far post.

Whitehill were not to be denied for long, and when McIntosh was released in a similar position, the striker rounded the keeper and unselfishly squared a pass to Munro who slammed the ball home from six yards for the opener.

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