Wolves edge Saddlers on pens

Wolves edged out Walsall on penalties at Molineux after playing to a 2-2 draw in the JPT Northern Section first round.

Last Updated: 03/09/13 at 23:03

Aaron McCarey: Saved two penalties

Aaron McCarey: Saved two penalties

Goalkeeper Aaron McCarey saved from Craig Westcarr and Andy Taylor as Wolves won the shoot-out 4-2 in the first meeting between the two neighbours for 10 years.

Wolves had twice taken the lead through Liam McAlinden and Bakary Sako only for Walsall to battle back through Ashley Hemmings and substitute Troy Hewitt.

Wanderers - competing in the Football League Trophy for the first time since 1989 - had looked set to cruise into the second round when McAlinden marked his full debut with his first goal for the club after just five minutes, steering the ball home from six yards after a cross from right-back Matt Doherty.

McAlinden then squandered two excellent chances to double Wolves' advantage before Hemmings, who was released by Wolves in the summer of 2012, made him pay when he was left unmarked to head home a cross from Westcarr in the 53rd minute.

Sako then put Wolves back in control 10 minutes later after Adam Chambers pulled down Danny Batth in the penalty area. The Frenchman's spot-kick was saved by Richard O'Donnell but Sako reacted fastest to turn home the rebound.

Yet Chambers then made amends for giving away the penalty with a neat knock-down to tee up Hewitt, who made no mistake from close range to take the game to penalties.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

More Match Results

Sunday, 30 March 2014
14:00
Chesterfld 1-3 Peterboro Report
Tuesday, 18 February 2014
19:45
Chesterfld 0-1 Fleetwood Report
Monday, 17 February 2014
Swindon 1-1 Peterboro Report
Wednesday, 05 February 2014
19:15
Peterboro 2-2 Swindon Report
Tuesday, 04 February 2014
19:45
Fleetwood 1-3 Chesterfld Report
Tuesday, 10 December 2013
Fleetwood 2-1 Rotherham Report
Newport 0-3 Peterboro Report
Oldham 1-1 Chesterfld Report
Swindon 1-1 Stevenage Report
Wednesday, 13 November 2013
Fleetwood 2-0 Carlisle Report

Footer 365

Premier League: Roberto Martinez hails Everton players after win over Manchester United

Roberto Martinez saluted the focus and adaptability of his Everton squad after a 2-0 victory over Manchester United.

Transfer news: Atletico Mineiro to take Nicolas Anelka to FIFA

Atletico Mineiro president Alexandre Kalil has said that he is considering taking Nicolas Anelka to FIFA.

Premier League: David Moyes admits defensive errors cost Manchester United at Everton

David Moyes feels Man Utd conceded 'terrible goals' on his return to Everton and says missing out on the top four hurts.

Mail Box

That's Why We Didn't Want Jose At United

There is plenty of reaction to Mourinho's antics (Isn't that exactly what he wanted?) plus thoughts on Connor Wickham, Fabio Borini, beach balls and Tim Sherwood...

Kieran's Not The Only One Keeping Notes

Another chap in the mailbox has been keeping notes on comments made by optimistic Man United fans. Plus, Garey Vance is offering a double-or-quits on his new tattoo...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property