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Leamington 4 Highfield Rangers 1 - 20/09/03 - FA Vase 2nd Qualifying Round
Taken from the Leamington Courier Online
  
Strike partners Paul Nicholls and Martin Thompson showed the New Windmill Ground what they were made of in a first half rout of Highfield Rangers..

 Leicester Senior League outfit Highfield Rangers pulled back a goal in the 84th minute but it proved too little too late after Brakes' first half mauling in the second qualifying round of the FA Vase.
Thompson decided not to keep the expectant 452-strong crowd waiting for the first goal and slotted home after just 21 seconds after harrying the keeper into a mistake.
Highfield came into the game for a 20 minute spell but failed to convert the pressure into chances - a failing they would later regret.
Paul Nicholls added a touch of class to the proceedings on 25 minutes after a Nick McFarlane free kick found him at the near post. He chipped the ball over his shoulder on the turn and finished with a low volley to open the flood gates to two more goals in less than six minutes.
Nicholls fed Josh Blake with a low cross from the left on 28 minutes for a rare right-footed finish, and McFarlane headed up the Brakes' goals three minutes later after nodding home an in-swinging Steve Thompson corner from the right.
With a four-goal cushion behind them, Leamington took their feet off the pedal in the second 45 and Highfield sub Josh Richards scrambled the ball into the net for a goal which initially seemed to have been disallowed. Highfield's Anton Amoo added to his side's misery with two minutes to go after receiving a second yellow in an otherwise good-tempered encounter.
Despite shots from Andy Gregory, M Thompson and David Care, the score remained at 4-1 to give Brakes a 500 boost and a ticket to the first round proper.
Brakes: Richard Morris, David Care, Nick McFarlane (Harj Dhesi 86), Tom Sidwell, Andy Gregory, Darren Timms, Chris Hanrahan, Josh Blake (Jonny Burgess 60), Martin Thompson (Vernor Sleem 65), Paul Nicholls, Steve Thompson. Subs not used: James Gettings, Niels Kristensen.