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Sunday, 31 March 2013

Orkney vs Muir of Ord

Steven Edwards opens the scoring for Orkney


Steven Miller shoots


Ewen Dance on the attack

John MacLeod on his way to scoring the equaliser

John MacLeod in full flow

Captain Erik Bews tackles Daryl Henderson

John MacLeod's header comes back off the Orkney post at 1-1

Captain Erik Bews clears the danger

Steven Edwards congratulates Steven Budge on scoring the winner
The Times Cup semi-final between Orkney and Muir of Ord Rovers was played in Thurso at the Dammies yesterday in brilliant sunshine. In a very competitive and tight match, Orkney won 2-1 after extra time. Orkney took the lead in the first half and Rovers equalised in the second half. Rovers had their chances to wrap the game up, including a header that hit the post with 5 mins left, but couldn't beat the keeper. Orkney scored late in the first half of extra time.

The red mist took over late in extra time and around 5 or 6 players from both sides were booked and a Rovers player was sent off as frustration set in.






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