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Story posted: Monday, 14th September 1992

Rovers through but lack polish
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Gresley Rovers gained not-so-sweet revenge for last season’s FA Vase defeat by dumping Newcastle Town out of the FA Cup on Saturday.
But it was a display that fell below Rovers’ recent standards, with manager Steve Dolby admitting: “We weren’t happy with our performance. It was a scrappy, physical game with a bobbly pitch and a strong wind making things difficult, and we allowed them to out battle us a little bit in the first half. We got caught square far too often.

“But we got back on top after half time and were very pleased with the result – and it’s the result that counts in the Cup.”

Rovers now face HFS Loans outfit Gainsborough in the Second Qualifying Round on September 26th at the Moat Ground with Dolby saying: “There should be a good crowd for that one and a good atmosphere – something there was none of at Newcastle. We’ve got a good record against Northern Prem sides so we’ve got to fancy our chances of going a step further.”
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12 Loughborough Dynamo 29 -15 31
13 Spalding United 25 -7 30
14 Lincoln United 25 -12 30
15 Newcastle Town 25 -12 26
16 Market Drayton Town 26 -22 26
17 Carlton Town 21 0 25
18 Kidsgrove Athletic 23 -11 25
19 Romulus 28 -30 25
20 Sheffield FC 25 -11 24
21 Gresley 24 -16 24
22 Peterborough Sports 27 -16 23

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