The Magic of the FFA Cup!

Easter Drama at the Doyle – Morgan the hero as Gulls beat the Jacks

Sorrento FC 1 v 1 ECU Joondalup 1 (Sorrento FC win on penalties)

Sorrento FC bounce back from an unlucky 1-0 deafeat against Rockingham with a dramatic last gasp win over local rivals ECU Joondalup in the FFA Cup on Easter Monday.

Goalkeeper James Morgan was the hero with a last gasp 97th minute goal, as he smashed the ball home from a corner causing wild celebrations in the crowd. A memorable display from Morgan was followed up with penalty save in the penalty shoot-out taking Sorrento FC through to the next round.

In other action earlier in the day, Sorrento 20’s lost 2-1 to ECU Joondalup 20’s with ECU scoring late to progress.

The day started with Sorrento 18s beating ECU Joondalup 18s in a 2-1 win. Jamie Swan scored in the first half as Sorrento took the lead but ECU equalised in the second half. Rapturous scenes followed both on and off the pitch as Nathan Frith smashed home the winner from a corner in the last minute, as our 18s progress to the next round.

Full Time EXTRA TIME AFTER OUR GOALKEEPER SCORES IN THE 93rd MINUTE!!!! Extraordinary Scenes!!! #WeAreSkyBlue

Posted by Sorrento Football Club on Monday, April 22, 2019

THROUGH TO THE NEXT ROUND OF THE FFA CUP!! We are through to the next round of the FFA Cup after a heroic performance from our team and keeper James Morgan after a penalty shootout save. #WeAreSkyBlue

Posted by Sorrento Football Club on Monday, April 22, 2019

The skipper speaks about our massive away in the Northern Derby! “A club of our stature to go two losses on the trot isn’t good enough and we knew we had to come here and put in the hard yards” #TheKingsOfTheNorth #WeAreSkyBlue

Posted by Sorrento Football Club on Saturday, March 23, 2019

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