Report: 05-10-2002 – Mens Vet’s (3) vs. (5) Alderley Edge

In their first outing of the season, Slazenger Veterans were knocked out of the National Cup 5-3, by visiting Alderley Edge.

Slazenger went 2-0 down before Ian Garcia’s opportunistic strike pulled them back in it.

Alderley restored their two-goal cushion but Dave Smyth scored again for the hosts to give them a chance.

But the visitors sealed the win with another strike, although skipper Geoff Birkett snatched a late consolation for Slazenger.