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Heybridge Swifts win FA Cup derby
2:51pm Sunday 15th September 2013 in Local Sport
Heybridge Swifts took the bragging rights when they knocked neighbours Maldon and Tiptree out of the FA Cup.
Visiting Swifts took a 2-0 first qualifying round victory at Park Drive.
Swifts made their intentions clear on ten minutes when Luke Callander fired in a shot that smashed against the bar.
Maldon then went close when Kevin Mcleod’s free-kick just sailed over the bar.
The visitors broke the deadlock just before half-time when Callander’s pass released Reece Morgan who placed his shot into the far corner of the goal.
Heybridge then doubled their lead when Ryan Doyle converted from the penalty spot.
After the break Callander went close again as his header hit the cross bar.
Maldonhad their chances and Nick Eyre’s diving save kept out Jack Stevenson.
But Swifts had done enough to seal the win.
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