Derbyshire cup exit for holders

Derbyshire Divisional Cup, Whaley Bridge v Dove Holes (red)
Derbyshire Divisional Cup, Whaley Bridge v Dove Holes (red)

WHALEY Bridge FC’s hopes of lifting a fourth successive DCFA Derbyshire Divisional Cup were ended by Hope Valley League Premier Division high-flyers Dove Holes FC on Saturday.

Dove beat their Cheshire Football League Second Division opponents 4-2 to reach the last eight of the Derbyshire FA competition.

The last time Whaley Bridge lost a Derbyshire Divisional Cup match was November 2007.