Chertsey Town celebrate with the FA Vase

Chertsey Town defeated Cray Valley Paper Mills 3-1 in a thrilling FA Vase final at Wembley Stadium on Non League Finals Day.

Cray Valley took the lead in the 36th minute through Gavin Tomlin before Sam Flegg equalised for the Curfews three minutes later.

Jake Baxter scored a penalty in extra time before Qunicy Rowe added a third for Chertsey five minutes from time.

Chertsey Town completed the league and cup double as they won the Combined Counties League Premier Division along with their FA Vase triumph.

The first real chance of the game came in the 10th minute when Lubomir Guentchev was sent down the right wing before laying off Sam Murphy but he saw his shot blocked by Millers defender Liam Hickey.

In the 31st minute Guentchev went close with a free kick 20 yards out forcing Andy Walker to tip the ball over the bar.

The Millers took the lead in the 36th minute when Hickey played Tomlin down the left wing before the striker carried the ball inside and finished low at the near past keeper Nick Jupp.

The Curfews equalised three minutes later when Guentchev’s cross found Flegg who hit the post with a header before tapping in the rebound.

The Curfews had a great chance to take the lead 59 minutes in when Baxter made space for himself on the edge of the area, but he could only drag his effort wide.

Cray Valley went close again in the 89th minute when Anthony Edgar’s corner found Ashley Sains but his header was tipped wide by Jupp.

The Millers had a chance to win it at the death as Edgar ran through but his effort struck the bar as the game entered extra time.

Chertsey went ahead just before half-time of extra time Cem Tumkaya brought down Guentchev in the box before Baxter dispatched the penalty into the bottom left corner.

Five minutes from time Rowe extended Chertsey Town’s lead after his curling effort 18 yards out beat Walker in the bottom right corner to secure the trophy for the Curfews.