Athletic edge ahead against rivals Buckingham

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Buckingham Athletic edged the first leg of the Buckingham Senior Charity Cup semi-final 3-2 against rivals Buckingham Town on Tuesday evening.

The Robins got off to the ideal start when Max Risby converted from the penalty spot after just three minutes, but Simon King scored twice to give Athletic a half-time lead.

On the hour, Akin Iluyemi’s fine finish pulled the teams level, before Athletic secured a narrow lead going into the second leg when Phil Martin headed home.

Athletic: Jake Butler, Simon Hodges, Adam Bone, Brad Walker, Dave O’Dell, Frankey Tarrant, Paul Dearlove, Simon King, Scott Latham, Patch Hooper, Phil Martin.

Town: Joseph Burdiak, Leo Marsala, Max Risby, Ben Rigby, Adam Pryke, Jack Wing, Chezney Johnson, Joe Donaldson, Aaron Murrell, Ross Stone, Lewis Halford.

Report courtesy of Andy Bone.