Second-half - third Nantwich Town goal - Caspar Hughes celebrates with teammates (1)

Nantwich Town produced a superb display to beat their higher league opponents Telford away in the second qualifying round of the FA Cup.

The Dabbers won 3-0, and more than deserved their win as they continue their Road to Wembley adventure.

Keeper Greg Hall was one of the stars of the show, producing a commanding performance at the back as Nantwich’s defence stood strong throughout.

After an even start, the visitors took the lead on 17 minutes through a fine strike by in-form forward Joe Malkin from outside the box.

Malkin took down the ball on his chest on the left hand side and hit a looping shot over Wycherley.

Webb went close moments later from a free-kick for Nantwich, and 60 seconds later the Dabbers were 2-0 ahead.

Good work from Walsh saw the ball break to Joe Davis, and his shot took a slight deflection and snuck inside the far post.

First-half - first Nantwich Town goal - Joe Malkin scores from outside the box (1)

Reilly headed against the post on 29 minutes as the hosts finally grew into the game.

Then on 36 minutes a fine strike from a free kick from Daniels crashed against the Nantwich cross bar.

After the break, the hosts continued to push forward for a way back into the game.

Telford fire crosses into the box by Hall and his defenders stood strong to clear their lines time and again.

Ellis Deeney, brother of Watford striker Troy, went close for Telford when his shot flew narrowly wide of Hall’s far post.

Then on 77 minutes, Nantwich put the game to bed with a stunning strike into the top corner by skipper Caspar Hughes.

Several frustrated Telford players were booked in the final 10 minutes as Nantwich comfortably saw out the remaining time to claim a famous road trip victory.

(Pics courtesy of Jonathan White)

Second-half - third Nantwich Town goal - Caspar Hughes scores (1)

First-half - Nantwich Town captain Caspar Hughes on the ball (1)

First-half - James Lawrie eyes the ball (1)

First-half - James Lawrie shoots at goal (1)

Full-time - Nantwich Town captain and goalscorer Caspar Hughes thanks the fans (1)

Full-time - Dabbers fans celebrate victory (2) (1)

First-half - second Nantwich Town goal - fans celebrate (1)

Full-time - Nantwich Town Manager Dave Cooke celebrates victory (1)

Telford v Nantwich Town FA Cup

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