Creasey gets off to winning start as Wisbech secure cup semi-final place

CAMBS INVITATION CUP QUARTER-FINAL Wisbech Town 3 Lakenheath 1 DICK CREASEY S reign as Wisbech caretaker manager got off to a winning start as goals from Stuart Cobb, Billy Smith and Scott Cubberly secured their passage to the semi-finals. The draw has n

CAMBS INVITATION CUP QUARTER-FINAL

Wisbech Town 3 Lakenheath 1

DICK CREASEY'S reign as Wisbech caretaker manager got off to a winning start as goals from Stuart Cobb, Billy Smith and Scott Cubberly secured their passage to the semi-finals.

The draw has not yet been made but Soham Town Rangers and Cambridge City are already in the semi-finals and CRC and Mildenhall will play the last quarter-final on Tuesday.


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This was Wisbech's first match since December 28.

Creasey said: "I told the lads to get the ball down and play football which probably wasn't best thing to do because conditions were bad and more suited to the long ball game.

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"The lower clubs usually raise their game to play higher league teams but it was a comfortable win in the end. It was good game for the lads to dust off the cobwebs."

Lakenheath lead Tuesday night's match with a dubious penalty but Cobb equalised on 32 minutes with a low drive from 20 yards.

Smith raced into the penalty area to fire Wisbech into the lead with a low drive into the bottom left corner on 66 minutes and Cubberely completed the scoring when the ball bounced in off his back as he challenged to goalkeeper to a low right-wing cross.

Wisbech travel to second-bottom Wivenhoe Town on Saturday for a league match.

Creasey said: "Wivenhoe have only got six points but I've been around long enough that you never take anything for granted in football.

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