Pulling's praise as Lancing force FA Cup replay

Mark Pulling hailed Lancing's fighting spirit as they forced an FA Cup replay last night.

Wednesday, 3rd October 2018, 11:07 am
Updated Wednesday, 3rd October 2018, 11:09 am
Jack Langford. Picture by Derek Martin

Shaquille Hippolyte-Patrick fired two divisions higher Southern League Premier Division South outfit Hendon ahead but Lancers struck back through Jack Langford - his seventh goal in just two games - as it finished 1-1 in the second qualifying round clash.

Manager Pulling heaped praise on his side, who were reinstated into the competition last week after an investigation found Phoenix Sports fielded a suspended player in the previous round.

He said: “We’ve shown what we are capable of in one off games in the FA Cup this season.

“Hendon did have a few chances but so did we, I’d say the draw was probably a fair result. Alex (Bygraves), Jack (Langford) and Jack (Webber) could have won it for us late on, we’ll give it everything in the replay.”

Hippolyte-Patrick put Hendon ahead on 24 minutes but Langford, fresh from a double hat-trick on Saturday, levelled things up 12 minutes from time.

LANCING: D’Cruz; Willard, Bygraves, Tighe, Pittock, Diarienzo; Saunders, Pulling, Tredrea, Daniels; Langford. Subs: Maman (Daniels), Webber (Tredrea), Petit, Madhiazi, Gunn.

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