Leicestershire Challenge CupX - Result Dates Missing

Westerby Challenge Cup 1997/98

Leicester City beat Shepshed Dynamo in the final.

First Round > Quarter Finals > Semi Finals > Final

Entries – 12 Teams

FA Premier League (1 team)

Leicester City .

Southern Football League (2 teams)

Hinckley United and Shepshed Dynamo .

Midland Football Alliance (1 team)


Leicestershire Senior League (8 teams)

Anstey Nomads, Birstall United, Cottesmore Amateurs, Downes Sports, Friar Lane Old Boys, Ibstock Welfare, Oadby Town and St. Andrews.

First Round

9th September 1997
Hinckley United5 – 2Oadby Town
7th October 1997
Ibstock Welfare0 – 0Downes Sports
14th October 1997
Anstey Nomads0 – 4Cottesmore Amateurs
Date unknown.
Friar Lane Old Boys1 – 2Birstall United
21st October 1997
Downes Sports0 – 2Ibstock Welfare

Byes: Barwell, Leicester City, Shepshed Dynamo and St. Andrews.

Quarter Finals

11th November 1997
Birstall United5 – 3Barwell
2nd December 1997
Hinckley United1 – 3Ibstock Welfare
10th December 1997
Cottesmore Amateurs1 – 2Leicester City
16th December 1997
St. Andrews1 – 2
Shepshed Dynamo

Semi Finals

18th February 1998
Shepshed Dynamo
(Southern Football League – Midland)
3 – 2Ibstock Welfare
(Leicestershire Senior League – Prem)
at Holmes Park, Whetstone.
25th February 1998
Leicester City
(FA Premier League)
3 – 1Birstall United
(Leicestershire Senior League – Prem)
at Holmes Park, Whetstone.


22nd April 1998
Leicester City
(FA Premier League)
6 – 1Shepshed Dynamo
(Southern Football League – Midland)
at Filbert Street, Leicester.