BURNHAM manager Paul Shone has hit back at Windsor Founding Director Kevin Stott over the comments he made in relation to the Hellenic League Floodlit Cup last week, writes Rob Stevens.

Windsor were removed from the competition after fielding an ineligible player, but Stott suggested some un-sporting behaviour amid claims Burnham knew before the game and failed to inform their hosts.

Stott wants the tie to be re-played, but Shone believes he is talking nonsense and his side are looking forward to a trip to Milton United in the quarter final next Tuesday (7.45pm).

Shone told the Observer: “The comments from Kevin were nonsense. To make remarks that we knew beforehand is absolutely ridiculous and is not the case.

“His comments are nonsense and rules are rules. We broke them last season unknowingly to us and were taken out of the cup.

READ MORE: Windsor are thrown out of the Floodlit Cup after fielding an ineligible player.

“Windsor have done it this year, again unknowingly, but that’s what you have a secretary for and people to check the paperwork.”

He added: “I’ve done my homework on Milton but it's a tough place to go anyway. We went there last season in Division One and it wasn’t easy on a Tuesday night.

“It’s a chance for the young lads to get themselves into a semi final and one step away from playing in a cup final, so it’s a competition that hopefully we can come away from with some silverware.

“We will see what players we have available but play our strongest side regardless.”