Fireworks light up St Peters victory

St Peter’s certainly had the sparklers out as they rocketed to a fireworks night Cutting Edge Engravers Challenge Cup final victory with a 2 – 1 win against Uddingston at New Western Park.
Players had to endure a mass of explosive noise from the surrounding area, but St Peters settled quicker and were probably doing Catherine wheels of delight when they went ahead after 10 mins, and held that lead until half time.
In a tight battle,Uddingston started well in the 2nd period, and 15 mins in were level with a decisive finish from the penalty spot. But then a banger of a goal just 5 mins later put St Peter’s back in front with 25 still to play.
Uddingston pressed for an equaliser but whilst they were thwarted, it left a few gaps for St Peter’s to exploit but could not extend their lead, and survived a few flutters in the dying minutes, but held strong to pick up the trophy.
Not bad for a club in its first competitive season after the pandemic.
Goals from David Taylor and Anton Calderwood. Anton also picked up the man of the match award decided upon by the match officials and is pictured below.