FOOTBALL: ROUND UP: It's cue Cumber as Ged battlers walk on.
MANAGERLESS Cumbernauld marched into the District Cup quarter-finals after seeing off Superleague side Neilston on penalties.
The Guys Meadow men were rocked last week after the departure of John Conlin but have made it clear they are in no hurry to find a replacement.
Co-owner George Watson said: 'We will wait until the close season to decide who'll be coming in but Ged Gardner took care of team business and we are delighted for him.'
In the Central League Cup, Cambuslang beat Arthurlie on penalties after leading 2-0 through a Paul Brown double.
Arthurlie pulled level with strikes from Alan Waddle and Bonar McKenzie but the wee Rangers held their nerve in the shoot-out.
In the Caledonian Superleague Auchinleck recorded a crucial 3-1 win over Johnstone Burgh.
Neil Gilmore, John Todd and Scott Houston scored for the home side with Geo Murray on target for Burgh.
Glenafton piled on more misery for bottom club Kilbirnie, beating them 1-0 with Craig Calahan netting.
Cumnock hammered Maryhill for the second time this season, winning 4-0. Michael Glancy, Simon Black, Paul Kerr and John Dempster all got on the scoresheet.
In the Rockware Glass League Beith and Benburb fought out a 1-1 draw. Ally McNiven opened the scoring before Chris Canning equalised for the Bens.
In the Whyte & Mackay East Superleague, Bonnyrigg beat Tayport 1-0 with Sean Grady scoring while Glenrothes beat Oakley 1-0 thanks to Gilbert Allen's goal.
Kelty and Bo'ness drew 1-1. A Dougie Todd own goal put the home side ahead before Jamie Winnin equalised.
In the Whyte & Mackay Lothian League, Armadale and Harthill drew 2-2 with Kalhid Abdulraham and Stewart McKean on target for the home side.
Martin Murphy and Colin Henry replied for the visitors. Stoneyburn and West Calder drew a blank 0-0, while Sauchie hammered Edinburgh 4-1.
Carnoustie beat Downfield 2-0 in the Whyte & Mackay Tayside League, thanks to Gregor McMaster's own goal and a Richie Montgomery strike.
Maybole have one hand on the Ayrshire District League title after a 3-2 win over Irvine Vics.
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|Publication:||Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Date:||Apr 19, 2004|
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