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Sphinx Knocked Out Of Birmingham Senior Cup
Published : 27 Sep 2011 22:52:55
Sphinx lose in extra time
Coventry Sphinx were beaten 5-2 after extra time tonight in a Birmingham Senior Cup 1st Round tie at Nuneaton Town.
Danny McSheffrey's side shocked the Conference North side who have appeared in the last two finals when they took the lead in the opening minute through Junior Williams.
Nuneaton levelled in the 42nd minute through Danny Glover and went in front through Ben Pugh in the 64th minute.
Sphinx continued to battle and in the 76th minute, Jack Edwards equalised to take the tie into extra time.
Gareth Dean put Nuneaton 3-2 up in the 96th minute and goals in the 125th minute from Glover and two minutes later from Pugh gave Nuneaton a 5-2 victory.