Fleetwood 3-0 Bromley

Fleetwood Town cruised to victory over non-league Bromley to book their place in the FA Cup second round.

David Ball knocked in Curtis Obeng's long throw to open the scoring.

The hosts doubled their lead when goalkeeper Joe Welch clattered Junior Brown inside the area and Jon Parkin scored the resulting penalty.

Welch's woes continued when he conceded his second spot kick after bringing down Obeng, and Parkin duly converted again to make it 3-0 before half-time.

Parkin was denied his hat-trick by the offside flag while Pierre Joseph-Dubois had the best chance for the visitors after the break, but his effort was blocked by the body of keeper Scott Davies.

Former Scotland captain Barry Ferguson made his first start for Fleetwood after joining on loan from Blackpool and played 81 minutes before being substituted.

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Fleetwood Town manager Micky Mellon told BBC Radio Lancashire:

"We're delighted to be in the hat for the second round. That's what we came here to achieve today.

"Not being the underdogs is something new to us, but to win comfortably, even though it was a bit scrappy at times, is what we came for.

"We started quite well and we were probably unlucky not to get a couple more goals, but it was job done."

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