Nine man Wealdstone pull off FA Trophy upset against Dartford

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Nine men Wealdstone pulled off a huge FA Trophy upset after a 1-0 home win over Dartford last night.

The Stones battled against all the odds to book a quarter-final trip this Saturday at Conference Premier side Cambridge United in the quarter-finals.

The winning goal came after 27 minutes when Richard Jolly set up Lee Chappell and he fired past the visiting goalkeeper.

The hosts were reduced to ten men after 62 minutes when Chris O'Leary reacted angrily to James Rogers' challenge.

But it was quickly cancelled out when Rogers was sent off for a bad tackle on Peter Dean.

Gordon Bartlett's side had to play the last 20 minutes when nine men when Connor Smith went in late on Lee Noble.

Conference South side Dartford through everything at Wealdstone but Tom Bonner's header was brilliantly saved by Jonathan North as the Stones held on for a famous win.

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