Sporting Khalsa 1 Hanley Town 1 (FA Cup)

Craig Bannister - bloody loves a goal, that lad.
Craig Bannister – bloody loves a goal, that lad.

Khalsa face an FA Cup replay against Hanley Town after a late equaliser by the visitors cancelled out Craig Bannister‘s opener.

Last season’s top FA Cup goalscorer was up to his old tricks as early as the fourth minute, curling in a peach of a free kick from 25 yards to open his account for the 2016-17 campaign.

But despite a host of chances, Khalsa (who had five debutants in their starting line-up) were unable to wrap up the game and in the dying stages a piece of lax defending by the home side enabled Dan Cope to head home an equaliser.

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