A Thursday night "Cup Shock" in Nostell. Home of the Miners Welfare, NCEL Premier League. A Northern Counties East League Cup Semi-Final, Louth Town of the NCEL Division One, the visitors making a 170 mile round trip, the match ended 3-3. With no goals in extra time, the penalty shootout went the way of the "White Wolves", 4-3. Daryl Clare's troops would meet Thackley AFC in the Final at Staveley Miners Welfare on May Day. Could they beat another club from a higher division?
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Competition : Northern Counties East League Cup : Semi-Final
Result : Nostell Miners Welfare 3 Louth Town 3
[Louth Town win 4-3 on penalties after extra time]
Attendance : 61
"Half Time Raffle"
Nostell Miners Welfare [yellow/black] defend a Louth Town corner.
"The Lone White Wolf"
Nostell Miners Welfare FC
"Half Time Discussion Under The Floodlights"
The President & The Secretary
Louth Town FC
"Home Team Officials"
"Home Team Officials?"
"Team Discussions - Pre Penalty Shoot Out"
Louth Town FC - President
A Louth Town supporter at the final whistle, the long trip back to Lincolnshire on a Thursday night won't seem so long!
"The White Wolves : Team Photo Under The Nostell Miners Lights"
"The Man Under The Louth Town Flag"
All Photography : ©NoClashOfColours
Website Links To Both Clubs In The NCEL Panel At The Side