FA Cup: Stourbridge eyeing history after Dover win - Gary Hackett

Stourbridge are determined to make club history by reaching round three of the FA Cup after seeing off Dover Athletic, says boss Gary Hackett.

The Glassboys beat their National League hosts 2-1 to put their name in the hat for the second round draw

"We don't want the adventure to stop here," Hackett told BBC WM 95.6.

"It's a great achievement, there are clubs at our level dying just to make the first round. We want to make that third round - that's the ambition now."

An eighth-minute strike from from Chris Lait and Karl Hawley's second-half penalty ensured seventh-tier Stourbridge emulated their runs to the second round in 2011 and 2013.

Anyone but Stevenage...
Stourbridge were beaten in both their previous second round ties by Stevenage - 3-0 in 2011 and 4-0 in 2103. Boro are also in the draw for round two following a 3-0 win over Gillingham.

"The experience and buzz is brilliant, we're a confident group of lads and we'll give anyone a game," said Lait.

"We'd love to have a league club away from home next."

Stourbridge's progress has so far netted the Northern League Premier Division club more than £45,000 which Hackett says is vital to their continued survival.

"It's been the lifeblood of the club - it doesn't just go into players' budgets it goes into ground development," he added.

"Without that we probably wouldn't be where we are - we're very grateful for it."

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