8 was Barley FC versus Kazakhstan FC. The former
were unfortunate to be on zero points thus far
due to two fine performances but suffering narrow
defeats to Blyborough United and league leaders
Black Sheep. The games did not get any easier
though as they met Kazakhstan FC who were looking
to join the Black Sheep at the top.
Kazakhstan FC this was their last game and a must
win to make the Cup as any slip up would mean
a golden opportunity for Blyborough United. They
narrowly missed out on the Cup back in November
and would not want history to repeat itself. They
would have been, therefore, more than happy to
find themselves 2-1 up at the interval thanks
to a Phillip Beeston double. John Bailey's strike
for Barley FC kept them in touching distance though
and this game was far from over.
was over though when Beeston completed his hat-trick
and gave Kazakhstan FC a 3-1 lead. This proved
unassailable and the 3 points were their's. They
were through to the Cup as their two challengers
would meet each other in the next game. For Barley
FC it was another case of close but no cigar.