Reay rescues Marsh Reserves in cup

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ONLY three games in the Baines Bagguley North Lancashire and District Football League managed to beat the frost making it just 11 games played in the last three weeks with a total of 263 games cancelled so far.

At this stage last season there had been 247 games cancelled.

In the Fisher/Howson Remembrance Cup second round, Division One side Marsh United Reserves came within 60 seconds of a shock exit when they played Caton United Reserves from Division Three.

Both sides fielded much weakened teams due to some players being cup-tied after playing in the Senior Challenge Cup.

The game was far closer than anyone could have thought, but it was Caton who went into a 2-1 lead with a brilliant goal scored by Jeremy Richards and Jonathon Pink, in reply Liam Beaton scored for Marsh.

See the Lancaster Guardian (04-02-11) for full story.