FA Cup roundup: Aldershot thrash Swindon 7-4, Stevenage deny Tranmere

04 November 2023 21:09
National League side hammer Swindon in 11-goal encounterLeague Two Tranmere equalise in added time but lose 4-3As always FA Cup first round day was a mixture of shocks and near misses, with Tranmere looking set to give the lie to their place in League Two’s relegation zone against a Stevenage side in the League One playoff places but being denied at the last, while the National League side Aldershot ran out 7-4 winners at Swindon of League Two.In a topsy-turvy game at Stevenage, Tranmere came from behind to lead 2-1 but were trailing 3-2 as the match entered added time. Kieron Morris then equalised but Jamie Reid – who had earlier scored a penalty to level at 2-2 – put Stevenage 4-3 up. The Tranmere substitute Joe Murphy was then shown a red card on the bench. Continue reading......read full article

Source: TheGuardian