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League to probe East Moore win after ineligible player row

PUBLISHED: 18:15 28 January 2009 | UPDATED: 13:59 05 October 2010

East Moore's progress into the semi-finals of the East London Cup is under investigation over allegations that the club fielded an ineligible player

By PHIL RAVITZ

East Moore's progress into the semi-finals of the East London Cup is under investigation over allegations that the club fielded an ineligible player in their derby win over White Swan and Cuckoo.

The Stepney side looked to have secured a place in the last four of the competition on Sunday with a 7-2 quarter-final victory over White Swan, but East London League chiefs have launched an inquiry into the result.

East Moore could now be thrown out of the tournament if the league decides that the club breached rules.

Fellow Stepney outfit Arbour Athletic secured a semi-final berth following a dramatic five-goal thriller against Haggerston Park Lions.

Arbour had a goal disallowed in the opening minute but took the lead midway through the first half through Leroy Kemai, only for Haggerston to level from the penalty spot.

Kemai restored Arbour's lead after the restart but Haggerston again equalised before Arbour's Georgie Burke hit the winner 12 minutes from time to send his side through to the semi-finals.

The Dick Coppock Cup clash between Division Two title rivals Stoke Newington and Adriatiku ended level at 1-1 after 90 minutes, with Adriatiku progressing after a penalty shoot-out, while Springfield also advanced after a 7-1 win over East Moore's second string.

The Division Three Cup quarter-final between Stratford Juniors and New North Rangers saw the Hoxton side avenge their defeat in last season's East London Advertiser Cup final with a 4-2 win, while Acorn also progressed to the semi-finals with a walkover.

Premier Division leaders Inter Lucia returned to winning ways in the East London Senior Cup with a convincing 7-1 triumph over Hench FC.

Inter had suffered back-to-back shock defeats in the league and face a major test of their championship credentials this weekend when they clash with reigning champions Meath United at Victoria Park.

Meath, who currently lie second in the table, were out of action on Sunday after their scheduled meeting with Athletico Hackney was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

Fellow title contenders Clapton Rangers crashed out of the Senior Cup in a penalty shoot-out defeat by Hackney Downs.


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