Goalkeeper’s heroics send Mustard through in penalty shoot-out against Pantel
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Mustard progressed to the next round of the London Cup by beating Pantel 7-6 on penalties after a 1-1 draw.
Daniel Cassidy put the Islington side in front during the first half, only for Pantel to equalise in the second period.
The deadlock could not be broken and, after Michael Carlin had made it 7-6 on penalties, Mustard had goalkeeper Jason Hartels to thank as he saved Pantel’s seventh effort to send them through.
Boston Celtics are into the next round of the Jack Walpole Cup after easing to a 4-0 win over Bow Badgers. George Carroll, Ricky Price, Leigh Hartley and substitute Ged Burke were all on target in a comfortable outing for Boston.
Division Four side Eagle FC edged past Wojak Sunday 4-3, with Carl Mullins scoring twice.
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FC Stepney tasted a rare defeat – 3-1 to Regent’s Park Rovers, with Martin Pellummy scoring twice, while Tim Lineham also scored a double to help Bocca Albion win 2-1 against Waltham Forest United.
Boroughs United edged a closely fought game 3-2 against FC BKT, with Emeka Egbuowo, David Frost and Scott Pond putting Boroughs 3-0 up before Jonnell Bampo and Joe Berner scored for BKT to set up a nervy finale.
Bethune beat fellow Division Four team Wenlock Arms 3-1 with two Toby Bland goals and a further strike from Antony Alexander.
A single goal from James Alawi was enough for South London Sharks to beat Islington side Boundary Estate 1-0 as the Division Three outfit progressed.
In the Albert Daniels Cup preliminary round, London Meteors beat Tottenham Phoenix 6-3 with top scorer Prince Aponsah hitting a hat-trick and Richard Owusu, Prince Gyiniah and Josse Aquah also on target.
In the Hackney & Leyton League Premier Division, Mile End increased their lead at the top as goals by Gavin Kealy and Rick Edward sealed a 2-0 win over FC Niva.
Highfield stopped their losing run with a 3-2 win against FC Bartlett. Mark Bergin and Nze Onyekwelu scored for Bartlett, who are now seven points behind Mile End in second.
Riviera put a dent in Shakespeare’s title hopes with a 5-5 draw. An Orlado Kola hat-trick and an Elton Dervishaj brace put the bottom side in a commanding position to win their first game of the season, but goals from John Hind, Troy Deering, Charles Wells, Corbin Harrison and Lee Chandler rescued a point for the Shakes.
In Division One, Heegan kept up their winning streak with a 4-3 win over Athletico Angels. A Thomas Brochbank brace and a further strike from Ashley Green put Athletico 3-0 up but Heegan came roaring back to leave the Angels still in the relegation zone.
Forest Athletic scored four goals in the last 10 minutes to beat Dynamics 8-3, with Junior Defoe helping himself to four alongside further strikes from Ben Nworfor, Bradley Donovan, Dwane Sharon and Riphat Mabeng.
Birkbeck Orient A won 4-2 against El Valiente as Ross Kerwood fired a hat-trick, while Wounded Knee edged past Hackney Allstars 3-2 thanks to goals from Joshua Ademola, Karim Ennoniti and Dan Haskell.
In Division Two, fit-again striker Ricky Hanmore scored four as BG United recorded a 5-3 win against Jay Cubed, while Hacimac were 3-1 victors over Tommy Flynn with two goals from Remy Martinuna.
Gladstone Wanderers crushed Stratford Athletic 9-0 to move level on points with Division Three leaders Waltham Forest. Mustaf Mohammed struck a hat-trick, while James Matthews scored twice.
ELE FC remain bottom after being beaten 2-1 by Football Club 22, as goals from Junaed Budat and Israel Tshihevan cancelled out Jesse Joseph’s opener for ELE.
Black Borough are up to fourth in Division Four after Daniel Little scored twice in a 5-3 win over Dynamo Gobbler.
Eastway Olympia beat in-form Woodford Rovers 3-2, with goals by player-manager Chris Smilley, Rikki McKenna and Michael Bested lifting them to ninth.