Cup kings Railway see off Silsden to set up Park Avenue trip

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NADV1107302 Railway Ath. V H'gate Town. (1107302AM)

A LIAM Gray brace sent Harrogate Railway into the next round of the FA Cup on Tuesday night.

His goals ensured Railway beat North West Counties visitors Silsden AFC 2-0, in a qualifying round replay at Station View.

Gray found the net as early as the second minute, before adding another goal in the 66th minute.

Saturday’s game ended 1-1 at Silsden.

Railway - who reached the second round proper of the famous competition back in 2002 and 2007 - will now visit Bradford Park Avenue in the first qualifying round on Saturday September 17.

Park Avenue play one league above Railway, in the Evo-Stik Premier.