FOOTBALLERS at Bridgwater College lost in their England Colleges League Cup semi-final to Huntingdon.

Huntingdon did not threaten Bridgwater’s goal in the opening exchanges but found themselves a goal up after 20 minutes when an uncharacteristic misplaced pass from Joe Grant found Huntingdon’s number nine who stylishly raced into space and coolly slotted the ball past an outstretched Greg Turner in goal.

This spurred on Bridgwater’s Tom Hopkins, Matt Hurley and Kennelly to exchange a succession of quick passes and ended in Hurley’s shot, going straight over the bar.

Minutes before half-time, Huntingdon were awarded a free kick and after a contested off-side decision, Huntingdon scored their second goal, taking them into the second half 2-0.

Consecutive corners saw Ollie Chamberlain, who replaced Hopkins, swing in a vicious set piece and the Huntingdon keeper spilled the cross and a combination of Long and the flailing keeper bundled the ball into the net to give Bridgwater a chance to bring the scores level.

As the game drew to a close and with Bridgwater throwing everything at Huntingdon to force the game into extra time, Huntingdon scored a third and final goal on a speculative break to win the game 3-1.