Spalding United 2 Boston Town 3: Poachers trample the Tulips following incredible turnaround

Josh Ford.

Josh Ford.

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Josh Ford struck twice as Boston Town dumped Spalding United out of the UCL Knockout Cup last night.

The Poachers needed extra-time to book their place in the quarter-finals.

However, the victory represented a massive turnaround for Town, who were hammered 12-0 on their last visit to the Sir Halley Stewart Field.

In fact, Boston had already been beaten 12-0, 3-0 and 3-0 in their three previous meetings with the Tulips this season.

But last night was a different story.

Ford put Town in front with a well-struck 25-yard free kick in the 30th minute.

And it looked as if the strike was enough to carry the Poachers through until Ross Watson forced extra-time with his 90th-minute finish.

United took the lead in style early into stoppage time when Adam Jackson let fly with a superb 25-yarder.

But it was Boston who were to progress after scoring twice more.

Tom Hobson levelled on 107 minutes before Ford dumped his former club out of the competition with a header three minutes from time.

Town will now face UCL Division One side Potton United in the quarter-finals.

Boston Town: Drury, Lambley, Jackson, Nuttell, Wilson, Pinner, Foprd, Goodhand, Kennedy, Clare, Borbely; Subs: Smith, Jones, Woods, Hobson, Wattam.