Clockwatch Cheltenham Town 2 Burnley 1 Full Time

Last updated : 27 January 2002 By Andy Robinson
First Half

Dean West is forced to concede an early corner to Cheltenham but it comes to nothing.

5 Alsop heads narrowly over from a Jamie Victory cross as the Clarets struggle to settle.

6 This time Victory is played through by a Naylor back heel but fires narrowly wide.

7 Alan Moore breaks from half way into the Robins box but his cross is cut out with Little waiting to pounce.

10 The Clarets look to have taken the early sting out of the game as Burnley start to see more of the ball.

15 Milton strikes from long distance which Nik smothers but injures himself in the process. After lengthy treatment he is forced to go off injured to be replaced by Luigi Cennamo making his first team debut.

20 Kevin Ball heads just wide from a Glen Little corner.

22 GOAL Kevin Ball gives away a free kick on the edge of the box which Milton curls around the wall and in. Cheltenham 1 Burnley 0.

26 GOAL Disaster for the Clarets as Alsop heads a Milton cross beyond Cennamo for the second goal. Cheltenham 2 Burnley 0.

28 GOAL Gareth Taylor plays a great ball to Alan Moore who advances into the box and cracks home a shot. Cheltenham 2 Burnley 1.

34 Cennamo makes a decent save from a long shot.

39 Glen Little tricks his way into the box and chips for Taylor at the far post but Book in the Cheltenham goal snatches it off his head.

42 Jamie Victory heads just wide as once again the Clarets allow Cheltenham to cross the ball too easily.

45 Alan Moore crosses for Kevin Ball who launches himself at the ball but earns only a booking as he collides with a defender.

Second Half

Arthur Gnohere picks up a booking for a foul on the edge of the box but this time Naylor fires the kick well over.

55 Playing with a strong wind now the Clarets are starting to push forward without creating any clear cut chances.

60 Corners come and go for Burnley with Little getting more into the game and also putting over some dangerous crosses.

65 Burnley on top but still not creating much.

70 After another piece of good work from Alan Moore he crosses but Kevin Ball scuffs his shot in front of goal.

73 Gareth Taylor is clear in the box but his shot is well saved by Book.

75 Lee Briscoe volleys a Dean West cross on target but again Book makes a save.

77 Graham Branch replaces Glen Little as the Clarets go 3 up front to try and grab the equaliser.

82 Brad Maylett replaces Ian Moore as things start to look desperate.

90 5 minutes of added time.

FULL TIME and the Clarets are out of the Cup

Burnley have lined up as follows: Michopoulos, West, Cox, Gnohere, Briscoe, Little, Grant, Ball, A Moore, Taylor, I Moore. Subs: Cennamo, Branch, Cook, Maylett, Armstrong.

Cheltenham: Book, Duff, Banks, Victory, Williams, Yates, Howells, Griffin, Milton, Alsop, Naylor. Subs: Brough, Grayson, Higgs, Devaney, Howarth.

Referee: Alan Butler - Sutton-in-Ashfield

Attendance 7,300