Poppies beat Kidsgrove Athletic in FA Cup 2nd Qualifying Round

Sep 16th, 2017

Kettering Town negotiated their way safely through to the next round of the FA Cup after beating Kidsgrove Athletic 2-0 in the 2nd qualifying Round at Latimer Park.

The visitors battled away in the first-half of a fairly even encounter and looked the more likely to score in the second-half before the Poppies finally took control late in the tie. Goals from Meikle in the 80th minute and 5 minutes later Aaron O’Connor made it 2-0 as the home side finished the stronger team to progress to the 3rd Qualifying round.

Kettering have been drawn away to Bashford Utd on 30th September.