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Worcester City's FA Cup dreams are over after thrilling penalty shoot out

Scunthorpe United's Sam Slocombe saves the penalty from Worcester City's Wayne Thomas during the FA Cup second round replay Credit: PA

Worcester City's FA Cup dreams are over after losing to Scunthorpe in a thrilling penalty shoot out in tonight's second round replay.

A total of 37 penalties were taken, finishing 14-13 to Scunthorpe, and it's being credited as the longest penalty shoot-out in FA Cup history.

Worcester City's Wayne Thomas is consoled by Tristian Dunkley after losing in the peanlty shoot out to Scunthorpe United Credit: PA


Extra time for Worcester vs Scunthorpe in FA Cup

Sean Geddes' strike has kept Worcester City's FA Cup dreams alive Credit: PA

Worcester City have taken their FA Cup second round replay to extra time against Scunthorpe at Aggborough Stadium in Kidderminster.

Sean Geddes' equaliser rejuvenated the hosts after they went down just before half time.

Half time score: Worcester City 0 - 1 Scunthorpe Utd

Worcester City's Ellis Deeney is challenged by Scunthorpe United's Neal Bishop Credit: PA

Scunthorpe United scored in the 46th minute at Aggborough to take the lead against Worcester City just before the half time whistle. The winners of the FA Cup second round replay will host either MK Dons or Chesterfield, whose second-round tie has now been ordered to be replayed.


Worcestershire wicket keeper attends Phillip Hughes funeral

Worcestershire's Ben Cox (pictured) attended Phillip Hughes' funeral today Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The funeral of former Worcestershire cricketer Phillip Hughes has taken place in Australia.

Ben Cox, Worcestershire's wicket keeper, attended the ceremony. The pair had been close friends.

The Captain of the national side, Michael Clarke, gave an emotional tribute at the service for the 25-year-old batsman who died last Thursday. He was hit on the neck by a cricket ball during a match. His funeral was held in his home town of Macksville.

Phillip Hughes died last week during a cricket match in Sydney Credit: Simon Cooper/PA Wire/Press Association Images

CCTV released after pensioner assaulted at bus stop

Police want help to find three men they want to speak to about an assault on a pensioner at a bus stop in Worcester.

The CCTV image shows the three men police want to speak to Credit: West Mercia Police

The 68-year-old victim was sitting at a bus stop on Barbourne Road, close to Pedlars Bike Shop, at around 2am on Sunday 14 September, when he was approached by three men demanding money.

One of the men then dragged him away and punched him in the face. The men then left in the direction of Northwick.

The offender has been described as white, in his early 20s, of slim build, and about 5ft 6ins tall. He had short, fair or brown shaven hair, and was wearing a cream-coloured short-sleeve buttoned shirt and dark denim jeans.

The others were described as white, in their early 20s, wearing similar clothing.

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