Stourbridge   0 - 3   Stevenage

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A Chris Beardsley brace saw Stevenage comfortably overcome non-league Stourbridge in the FA Cup second round.

The Southern Premier Division side made it to half-time without conceding, as keeper Lewis Solly produced a full-length save from Luke Freeman's volley.

But two goals in 12 minutes did the damage as Beardsley netted a rebound after Michael Bostwick's shot was saved, and then fired in from 18 yards.

Robin Shroot added the gloss when he tapped in from close range.

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Stevenage manager Graham Westley told BBC Three Counties Radio:

"We expected to have to work very hard. They're a club that's on the up themselves.

"They've got momentum, they brought in a very big crowd and it's a very difficult surface and a tough place to come.

"I knew we'd have to prepare and be right to get the result. The boys put in a tremendous performance."

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Saturday, 3 December 2011

The FA Cup

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Stourbridge 0-3 Stevenage FT
(HT 0-0)
    • Beardsley 65
    • Beardsley 77
    • Shroot 90+1

    Stourbridge

    • 01 Solly
    • 03 Lloyd
    • 04 McCone
    • 06 Bennett
    • 07 Smith
    • 02 Rock (Craddock 75)
    • 05 Canavan (Dovey 59)
    • 08 Broadhurst
    • 11 Evans yellow card (Drake 69)
    • 09 Rowe
    • 10 Billingham

    Substitutes

    • 13 Bateman,
    • 17 Griffiths,
    • 18 Ward,
    • 12 Dyson,
    • 14 Craddock,
    • 15 Drake,
    • 16 Dovey

    Stevenage

    • 16 Day
    • 02 Wilson (Shroot 60)
    • 03 Laird
    • 05 Ashton
    • 06 Edwards
    • 14 Roberts
    • 25 Henry (Byrom 39)
    • 24 Bostwick
    • 12 May (Harrison 75)
    • 15 Freeman
    • 20 Beardsley

    Substitutes

    • 01 Julian,
    • 04 Charles,
    • 08 Long,
    • 13 Byrom,
    • 32 Shroot,
    • 18 Cowan,
    • 26 Harrison
    Ref: WardAtt: 3,067
    STOURBRIDGE
    STEVENAGE

    Possession

    • Stourbridge 43%
    • Stevenage 57%

    Attempts on target

    • Stourbridge 0
    • Stevenage 10

    Attempts off target

    • Stourbridge 2
    • Stevenage 4

    Corners

    • Stourbridge 4
    • Stevenage 8

    Fouls

    • Stourbridge 6
    • Stevenage 13
    • Final Result
    • Full Time
    • 90:00+4:09 The referee ends the match.
    • 90:00+3:49 The ball is sent over by Robin Shroot, Sam Smith makes a clearance.
    • 90:00+3:31 Short corner taken by Robin Shroot.
    • 90:00+3:17 The ball is crossed by Luke Freeman, clearance by Nathan Bennett.
    • 90:00+1:37 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul McCone by Chris Beardsley. Lewis Solly takes the direct free kick.
    • 90:00+0:22 GOAL - Robin ShrootStourbridge 0 - 3 Stevenage Robin Shroot fires in a goal from just inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Stourbridge 0-3 Stevenage.
    • 89:32 Corner taken by Robin Shroot played to the near post, Paul Lloyd manages to make a clearance.
    • 88:35 Chris Beardsley takes a shot. Clearance made by Nathan Bennett. Lewis Solly makes a save.
    • 86:48 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Luke Freeman by Nathan Bennett. Chris Day takes the free kick.
    • 85:05 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul McCone by Luke Freeman. Lewis Solly restarts play with the free kick.
    • 84:38 Ryan Rowe is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Chris Day takes the indirect free kick.
    • 83:41 Corner from right by-line taken by Robin Shroot.
    • 82:34 Inswinging corner taken by Aaron Drake from the right by-line, Ryan Rowe concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Roberts. Direct free kick taken by Chris Day.
    • 79:42 Effort from a long way out by Michael Bostwick goes wide left of the net.
    • 79:29 Chris Beardsley takes a shot. Save by Lewis Solly.
    • 79:07 The ball is delivered by Linden Dovey.
    • 78:23 The ball is crossed by Phil Edwards, save by Lewis Solly.
    • 76:14 Byron Harrison provided the assist for the goal.
    • 76:14 GOAL - Chris BeardsleyStourbridge 0 - 2 Stevenage Chris Beardsley fires in a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Stourbridge 0-2 Stevenage.
    • 74:29 Substitution (Stevenage) makes a substitution, with Byron Harrison coming on for Ben May.
    • 74:29 Substitution Josh Craddock is brought on as a substitute for Sam Rock.
    • 73:57 The ball is crossed by Michael Bostwick.
    • 73:43 Scott Laird produces a cross, Nathan Bennett makes a clearance.
    • 73:29 Luke Freeman produces a cross, Sam Smith makes a clearance.
    • 73:08 Robin Shroot decides to take a short corner.
    • 73:03 Chris Beardsley produces a cross, Paul McCone makes a clearance.
    • 72:15 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sam Smith by Ben May. Lewis Solly restarts play with the free kick.
    • 71:45 Robin Shroot has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area missing to the wide left of the goal.
    • 70:55 Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Luke Freeman from the right by-line, Linden Dovey makes a clearance.
    • 70:07 The ball is sent over by Aaron Drake, clearance made by Mark Roberts.
    • 69:49 Corner taken by Aaron Drake played to the near post, clearance made by Scott Laird.
    • 68:02 Free kick crossed by Aaron Drake.
    • 68:02 Substitution Aaron Drake is brought on as a substitute for Sean Evans.
    • 68:02 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Leon Broadhurst by Scott Laird.
    • 67:28 Chris Beardsley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul Lloyd. Lewis Solly restarts play with the free kick.
    • 64:55 Assist on the goal came from Michael Bostwick. Handball by Ben May. Paul McCone restarts play with the free kick.
    • 64:55 GOAL - Chris BeardsleyStourbridge 0 - 1 Stevenage Chris Beardsley gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Stourbridge 0-1 Stevenage.
    • 63:50 Centre by Luke Freeman. Michael Bostwick takes a shot. Lewis Solly makes a save.
    • 63:16 Effort on goal by Sam Rock from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.
    • 62:28 Luke Freeman delivers the ball.
    • 61:27 Luke Freeman delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, Paul Lloyd makes a clearance.
    • 61:27 Booking The referee cautions Sean Evans for dissent.
    • 60:58 Robin Shroot fouled by Sean Evans, the ref awards a free kick.
    • 60:03 Michael Bostwick produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the goal.
    • 59:32 Robin Shroot takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Paul McCone.
    • 59:17 Substitution Robin Shroot joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lawrie Wilson.
    • 58:57 A cross is delivered by Chris Beardsley.
    • 58:01 Substitution (Stourbridge) makes a substitution, with Linden Dovey coming on for Drew Canavan.
    • 57:13 Outswinging corner taken by Luke Freeman from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Nathan Bennett.
    • 57:02 Shot by Luke Freeman from 20 yards. Lewis Solly makes a save.
    • 55:03 Free kick awarded for a foul by Lawrie Wilson on Ryan Rowe. Strike comes in from Drew Canavan from the free kick.
    • 52:32 Long distance shot from Joel Byrom misses to the left of the target.
    • 51:36 Outswinging corner taken by Drew Canavan from the right by-line, save by Chris Day.
    • 51:30 Paul Lloyd sends in a cross, clearance by Scott Laird.
    • 50:48 Handball decision goes against Chris Beardsley. Free kick taken by Lewis Solly.
    • 47:11 The referee blows for offside against Leon Broadhurst. Chris Day takes the direct free kick.
    • Correction - 46:07 Phil Edwards produces a cross, Nathan Bennett makes a clearance.
    • 46:07 Paul Lloyd sends in a cross, Phil Edwards makes a clearance.
    • 45:47 Lawrie Wilson produces a cross, Nathan Bennett makes a clearance.
    • 45:01 The second half kicks off.
    • Half Time
    • 45:00+1:48 The players leave the pitch at half time.
    • 45:00+1:37 Centre by Ryan Rowe.
    • Correction - 45:00+0:02 Phil Edwards gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Leon Broadhurst. Paul Lloyd takes the free kick.
    • 45:00+0:02 Phil Edwards challenges Leon Broadhurst unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lewis Solly restarts play with the free kick.
    • 43:31 Free kick awarded for a foul by Lawrie Wilson on Paul Lloyd. Direct free kick taken by Lewis Solly.
    • 43:13 The ball is crossed by Michael Bostwick, Paul Lloyd makes a clearance.
    • 42:53 The ball is sent over by Ben May.
    • 42:16 Unfair challenge on Sam Smith by Chris Beardsley results in a free kick. Lewis Solly restarts play with the free kick.
    • 42:07 Phil Edwards sends in a cross, Nathan Bennett manages to make a clearance.
    • 41:53 Shot by Luke Freeman. Blocked by Nathan Bennett.
    • 41:06 Shot from 18 yards by Luke Freeman. Brilliant save by Lewis Solly.
    • 40:40 Leon Broadhurst challenges Lawrie Wilson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Phil Edwards.
    • 39:40 Free kick awarded for a foul by Lawrie Wilson on Leon Broadhurst. Paul Lloyd takes the direct free kick.
    • 38:51 Substitution Ronnie Henry leaves the field to be replaced by Joel Byrom.
    • 37:06 The ball is sent over by Scott Laird, Nathan Bennett makes a clearance.
    • 35:34 Sean Evans delivers the ball, Jon Ashton manages to make a clearance.
    • 33:42 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ronnie Henry by Leon Broadhurst. Ronnie Henry restarts play with the free kick.
    • 31:16 Unfair challenge on Ben Billingham by Michael Bostwick results in a free kick. Lewis Solly takes the direct free kick.
    • 28:54 Corner from the left by-line taken by Drew Canavan, brilliant save by Chris Day.
    • 28:36 Foul by Ronnie Henry on Sean Evans, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Drew Canavan.
    • 27:58 The ball is delivered by Scott Laird.
    • 27:17 Luke Freeman produces a cross, Nathan Bennett makes a clearance.
    • 25:05 Sean Evans delivers the ball, save made by Chris Day.
    • 23:20 Handball by Ben May. Lewis Solly takes the free kick.
    • 23:13 Centre by Lawrie Wilson.
    • 22:52 The ball is crossed by Scott Laird, save by Lewis Solly.
    • 18:09 Chris Beardsley is adjudged to have handled the ball. Direct free kick taken by Lewis Solly.
    • Correction - 15:33 Ronnie Henry concedes a free kick for a foul on Sean Evans. Paul Lloyd restarts play with the free kick.
    • 15:33 Free kick awarded for a foul by Ronnie Henry on Sean Evans. Paul Lloyd takes the direct free kick.
    • Correction - 14:14 The ball is delivered by Lawrie Wilson, Ben May takes a shot. Clearance by Nathan Bennett.
    • 14:14 The ball is crossed by Lawrie Wilson, Shot by Ben May. Blocked by Nathan Bennett.
    • 10:15 Centre by Lawrie Wilson, save by Lewis Solly.
    • 8:47 The assistant referee signals for offside against Chris Beardsley. Indirect free kick taken by Lewis Solly.
    • 7:11 Nathan Bennett challenges Chris Beardsley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Laird restarts play with the free kick.
    • 6:45 Phil Edwards produces a cross, clearance by Drew Canavan.
    • 2:19 Phil Edwards crosses the ball, Sam Smith makes a clearance.
    • 1:44 Luke Freeman takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Nathan Bennett.
    • 0:00 The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

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