Clarets seal Essex Senior Cup victory

PUBLISHED: 11:40 01 April 2009 | UPDATED: 14:05 04 March 2010

"OVER the moon" was how Head Coach Glenn Pennyfather described the mood in the Chelmsford City camp after second-half goals from Dave Rainford and Ricky Holmes sealed the Clarets' first Essex Senior Cup success since 2003 as they won the final 2-0.

“OVER the moon” was how Head Coach Glenn Pennyfather described the mood in the Chelmsford City camp after second-half goals from Dave Rainford and Ricky Holmes sealed the Clarets' first Essex Senior Cup success since 2003 as they won the final 2-0.

City overcame a determined Concord side, searching for a play-off place in the Ryman League Division One North, and it took 70 minutes to break down the team joint-managed by Danny Cowley and Danny Scopes. Pennyfather summarised: “It was a tough game and they made it difficult for us, frustrating us and dropping-off to try and nullify Jeff Minton in midfield. Things could have been different had we scored an early goal.”

Full match report under match reports.

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