Halesowen Town Come From 7-2 Down To Beat Nuneaton Borough 9-8
Imagine scoring five goals and being on the losing team.
Spare a thought for Nuneaton Borough youth player Luis Corcoran.
His side were 7-2 up. SEVEN - TWO.
However, Nuneaton Borough failed to hold onto their advantage eventually losing to Halesowen Town 9-8 in a thrilling FA Youth Cup tie.
So Nuneaton Borough led 7-2 in the FA Youth Cup tonight with 30 minutes left but Halesowen came back and won 9-8. Surely the greatest turnaround of all time? :cold_sweat: pic.twitter.com/wdbMbC2ToS- The Non-League Paper (@NonLeaguePaper) October 4, 2018
The hosts led 4-1 at the break with Corcoran bagging a first-half brace. He then netted three more goals in the second-half but his goal-scoring heroics were ultimately in vain.
That's because the visitors scored three dramatic goals in the space of 10 minutes including a 96th minute winner to complete an almighty comeback.
Halesowen Town's Emlyn Tudgay did the business deep, deep into stoppage time.
WHAT A MATCH!
Here's how the 17-goal thriller went down:
1': Nuneaton Borough 1-0 Halesowen Town - (Corcoran)
4': Nuneaton Borough 1-1 Halesowen Town - (Danks)
7': Nuneaton Borough 2-1 Halesowen Town - (Jones)
22': Nuneaton Borough 3-1 Halesowen Town - (Wanjohi)
43': Nuneaton Borough 4-1 Halesowen Town - (Corcoran)
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HT: Nuneaton Borough 4-1 Halesowen Town
49': Nuneaton Borough 5-1 Halesowen Town - (Jones)
51': Nuneaton Borough 5-2 Halesowen Town - (Love)
52': Nuneaton Borough 6-2 Halesowen Town - (Corcoran)
57': Nuneaton Borough 7-2 Halesowen Town - (Corcoran)
62': Nuneaton Borough 7-3 Halesowen Town - (Danks)
70': Nuneaton Borough 7-4 Halesowen Town - (Griffiths)
70': Nuneaton Borough 7-5 Halesowen Town - (Mutasa)
80': Nuneaton Borough 7-6 Halesowen Town - (Danks)
83': Nuneaton Borough 8-6 Halesowen Town - (Corcoran)
86': Nuneaton Borough 8-7 Halesowen Town - (Beard)
92': Nuneaton Borough 8-8 Halesowen Town - (Tudgay)
96': Nuneaton Borough 8-9 Halesowen Town - (Tudgay)
It's getting a little interesting here, twelve to play and it's 7-5 to the Boro'.#BackTheBoro- Nuneaton Borough F.C. (@NuneatonBoroFC) October 4, 2018