Record-breaking Totton hit eight in FA Cup romp

Totton hit eight in FA Cup romp

Totton hit eight in FA Cup romp

Totton hit eight in FA Cup romp

First published in Sport

AFC Totton made history – in more ways than one – as they blitzed Bradford Park Avenue 8-1 in a truly remarkable FA Cup tie at the Testwood Stadium this afternoon.

Not only are the Stags through to the second round proper for the first time in their 125-year history, but they are the first post-War non-League side to have scored eight goals beyond the competition’s qualifying rounds.

To put the icing on the celebration cake, Totton were cheered on by a club record crowd of 2,315 which dwarfed the previous best attendance of 1,746 set for a Saints friendly at their old Testwood Park ground in 2009.

For full match report and pictures see today's Pink and, for more Totton FA Cup news and reaction, pick up a copy of Monday's Southern Daily Echo.

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5:32pm Sat 12 Nov 11

lowe esteem says...

Stags Triumph
Stags Triumph lowe esteem
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5:51pm Sat 12 Nov 11

Condor Man says...

Well done Totton, only 90 minutes away from a possible clash with the Saints!
Well done Totton, only 90 minutes away from a possible clash with the Saints! Condor Man
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6:21pm Sat 12 Nov 11

4everasaint says...

Well done Totton..Great result for Stu Richie and the lads......9 goals, 2 sendings off....good football and a record crowd......and all for only a tenner :) hope its a bigger team in the 2nd round.
Well done Totton..Great result for Stu Richie and the lads......9 goals, 2 sendings off....good football and a record crowd......and all for only a tenner :) hope its a bigger team in the 2nd round. 4everasaint
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6:39pm Sat 12 Nov 11

insane saint says...

bring on bomby
bring on bomby insane saint
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6:41pm Sat 12 Nov 11

insane saint says...

the future is bright the future is in southampton well done totton you nearly got more supporters than the blue few down the road 2300 turned up..
the future is bright the future is in southampton well done totton you nearly got more supporters than the blue few down the road 2300 turned up.. insane saint
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6:43pm Sat 12 Nov 11

insane saint says...

just think if this was last year they could have been playing the mighty red and white. now lets hope they win the next and draw us now that would be a local derby...
just think if this was last year they could have been playing the mighty red and white. now lets hope they win the next and draw us now that would be a local derby... insane saint
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7:27pm Sat 12 Nov 11

Chipster says...

Sweet! Keep it up! :o)
Sweet! Keep it up! :o) Chipster
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8:30pm Sat 12 Nov 11

Totton Ric says...

Great day,bar drunk dry,lol,Come on you Stags
Great day,bar drunk dry,lol,Come on you Stags Totton Ric
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10:43pm Sat 12 Nov 11

US Spitfire says...

Well done Stags. Hope you get a "biggy" in the next round.
Well done Stags. Hope you get a "biggy" in the next round. US Spitfire
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6:39am Sun 13 Nov 11

Totton Ric says...

"To put the icing on the celebration cake, Totton were cheered on by a club record crowd of 2,315 which dwarfed the previous best attendance of 1,746 set for a Saints friendly at their old Testwood Park ground in 2009"

Echo,I think you will find the biggest crowd before this match was AFC Totton v Wimborne Town in the FA Vase 2007 at Testwood Park, just over 2000 !
"To put the icing on the celebration cake, Totton were cheered on by a club record crowd of 2,315 which dwarfed the previous best attendance of 1,746 set for a Saints friendly at their old Testwood Park ground in 2009" Echo,I think you will find the biggest crowd before this match was AFC Totton v Wimborne Town in the FA Vase 2007 at Testwood Park, just over 2000 ! Totton Ric
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5:11pm Sun 13 Nov 11

Andy Locks Heath says...

I was there, and what a great game! Bradford were not even a bad team and I don't remember one bad "fluff" in the whole match from anyone - even the poor old overweight Bradford keeper could not be directly blamed for any of the goals - Totton's finishing was just incredible - perhaps 10 chances in the game and 8 of them ended up in the net, and all the goals were scored well inside the area from incisive passing, not speculative shots. Despite two players going off it was a hard cup tie but not really dirty.
If Totton play like that against Bristol Rovers and get only half the chances they are are still going to win and I hope to be there again to see it.
I was there, and what a great game! Bradford were not even a bad team and I don't remember one bad "fluff" in the whole match from anyone - even the poor old overweight Bradford keeper could not be directly blamed for any of the goals - Totton's finishing was just incredible - perhaps 10 chances in the game and 8 of them ended up in the net, and all the goals were scored well inside the area from incisive passing, not speculative shots. Despite two players going off it was a hard cup tie but not really dirty. If Totton play like that against Bristol Rovers and get only half the chances they are are still going to win and I hope to be there again to see it. Andy Locks Heath
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7:31pm Mon 14 Nov 11

allsaintsnocurves says...

This is great for the Stags and great for the area. With Saints away it would be a shame now if that attendence can not be smashed again! when is the next leg against Bristol?
This is great for the Stags and great for the area. With Saints away it would be a shame now if that attendence can not be smashed again! when is the next leg against Bristol? allsaintsnocurves
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