St Albans City advance in FA Cup after Deal Town win - pictures
PUBLISHED: 10:36 01 October 2015 | UPDATED: 10:36 01 October 2015
St Albans hopes of a good cup run started positively with a 2-1 success over Deal Town in the second qualifying round.
FA Cup Q2 - St Albans v Deal Town
Harry Crawford rises high but unable to direct his header goalwards
John Kyriacou congratulates Louie Theophanous on opening the scoring in the third minute and scoring the Saints 300th home FA cup goal
Louie Theophanous fires the Saints into a 3rd minute lead
Louie Theophanous finds himself in space and prepares to put the Saints onto the Wembley trail
Louie Theophanous tries to a shot as the Deal defense closes in
Luke Allen celebrates scoring the Saints second goal of the afternoon
Billy Gibson sends in the purfect cross for Luke Allen to head the Saints into a two goal lead
Joe Welch punches clear as Deal Town put the pressure on late into the game
Scott Thomas heads clear
James Comley clears the danger as Lee Scott closes in
Billy Gibson driving forward as Charlie Dickens attempts to clear
Louie Theophanous scores the Saints 300th goal at home in the FA cup
The victory last Saturday sets up a third qualifying round tie with Petersfield Town on October 10.
A win there would leave City just 90 minutes from the first round proper.
Leigh Page was at the Deal game and these are a selection of his snaps.