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Caerphilly Castle FC are through to the next round of the Alun Evans League Cup

January 18, 2024

Caerphilly Castle FC emerged victorious in a nail-biting encounter against Holton Road AFC, securing a 4-3 win.

The match showcased a relentless back-and-forth battle with both teams displaying tremendous determination from the outset. Holton Road AFC took an early lead with a goal to make it 0-1. However, Caerphilly Castle FC swiftly responded, leveling the scoreline at 1-1. The pendulum continued to swing as Holton regained the lead at 1-2, only for Caerphilly to equalise once again, making it 2-2.

As the drama unfolded, both sides exchanged possession, each adding to their tally in a gripping sequence: 3-2, 3-3. The deciding moment came in final minutes of the game when Caerphilly Castle FC, against all odds, found the back of the net in the 90th minute, securing a thrilling 4-3 victory and sealing their progress in the Cup.

The intensity of the match was palpable, with players from both teams leaving nothing on the field. The standout performer for Caerphilly Castle FC was undoubtedly Deano, whose outstanding defensive display earned her the well-deserved title of Player of the Match. Deano's resilience and ability to thwart Holton Road AFC's attacks were crucial in securing the hard-fought victory.

Two new additions to the Caerphilly Castle FC squad, Abby Rose and Rhi Jones, showcased their talents with stellar performances, seamlessly integrating into the team and making their mark in this memorable encounter.

The match was a testament to Caerphilly Castle FC's perseverance and fighting spirit, especially evident in their ability to bounce back from deficits and secure the win in the dying moments. The elation among the players and supporters reflected the significance of the victory in a fiercely contested Cup match.

Caerphilly Castle FC can take pride in their resilience and determination, while Holton Road AFC will no doubt regroup and look to bounce back in next weeks fixture.

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