Kilbirnie deliver knockout blow to bitter rivals Beith
Stewart McConnell • Published 10 Mar 2011 09:30
Emirates Scottish Junior Cup Fifth Round Replay BEITH 0 KILBIRNIE LADESIDE 1
SEVEN days after looking out for the count at Valefield Park, comeback kings Kilbirnie completed a stunning comeback by delivering a knockout blow to their bitter rivals to reach the quarter-finals.
Three-nil down in the first match and seemingly out of the national competition gutsy Ladeside had clawed back to force a rematch and the win was deserved as they were the hungrier team against a flat-looking home side who are a shadow of the team who won last season's Premier Division in such style.
Tommy Bryce's men may be fighting a relegation battle but if the commitment and desire they showed is reproduced in the weeks ahead they surely stand a great chance of survival and in this kind of mood could go further in the national competition.
For the full story see this week's Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald.
This article appeared in Ardrossan & Saltcoats Herald 10 Mar 11