TUESDAY 11th FEBRUARY / WEDNESDAY 12th FEBRUARY

 

MIDWEEK HEADLINES

Leighton Town book Dudley Latham Cup semi-final spot. Harefield United enjoy County Cup success. Tring Athletic denied a point in their chase for the title as a dramatic late winner by their opponents seals the points.  

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11/12 February Stats: 10 games played of which 5 were home wins, 2 were away wins and 3 draws.

 

Highest Midweek Attendances: 168 Stotfold v London Lions, 137 Leighton Town v Potton United and 72 North Greenford United v Tring Athletic.

 

PREMIER DIVISION

A last gasp winner had a big impact at both ends of the table, struggling hosts North Greenford United were thankful for Redha Zerki’s strike in the 89th minute to defeat second placed Tring Athletic 2-1. Fellow strugglers Arlesey Town picked up another useful point after a 2-2 draw at Wembley, the hosts equalizer coming in the 79th minute. Newport Pagnell Town’s long midweek trip to Edgware Town was rewarded with a 2-0 success while twenty four hours later Baldock Town maintained their fine form of late with a 4-0 win over Harpenden Town and as a result of these two games it is now NPT who sit fourth with the ‘Harps’ dropping to fifth with Edgware remaining sixth. Full results and goalscorers listed below.

 

0-2 Edgware Town v Newport Pagnell Town (Crawley, Murrell) Attendance: 55

2-1 North Greenford United v Tring Athletic (Coker, Zerki) / (Nimoh) Attendance: 72

2-2 Wembley v Arlesey Town (Walters, Tyrer) / (Brown [2] [both pens]) Attendance: 31

4-0 Baldock Town v Harpenden Town (Furness, Gaffney, Take, Piggott) Attendance: 62

 

DUDLEY LATHAM MEMORIAL (PREMIER DIVISION) CUP Quarter Final

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Leighton Town gained revenge on their recent League Challenge Trophy exit with this 3-0 home success against same opponents Potton United in the Dudley Latham Cup and as a result will now face a home tie in the semi-finals against current league leaders Colney Heath next month. Full result and goalscorers listed below.

 

3-0 Leighton Town v Potton United (Silford, Webb, McClelland) Attendance: 137

 

MIDDLESEX SENIOR CHARITY CUP Second Round

Harefield United moved into the quarter-finals of the Middlesex Senior Charity Cup with a 3-1 home success against Combined Counties League side AFC Hayes. Full result and goalscorers listed below.

 

3-1 Harefield United v AFC Hayes (Riley-Snow, Sesay, Jordan) / (Dennis) Attendance: 45

 

DIVISION ONE

Stotfold were denied a place in the top four when they were held to a goalless draw at home by London Lions, this was the first time Stotfold had failed to score in a league game since the 6th August. Rayners Lane remain seventh despite suffering a 2-5 defeat at Bedford while Buckingham Athletic were held to a 2-2 by visiting Ampthill Town. Full results and goalscorers listed below.

 

5-2 Bedford v Rayners Lane (McLeod-Bentley [3], Smith, Sole [pen]) / (Blagden, McKay) Attendance: 20

2-2 Buckingham Athletic v Ampthill Town (Cruse, Marsden) / (B Butler, Fullerton) Attendance: 31

0-0 Stotfold v London Lions Attendance: 168

 

DIVISION TWO

Visiting Sarratt put a large dent into the promotion hopes of Berkhamsted Raiders with a 2-0 win in a highly competitive local derby, the win sees Sarratt move up two places to ninth. Full result and goalscorers listed below.

 

0-2 Berkhamsted Raiders v Sarratt (Tabor, Rivers) Attendance: 50

 

AND FINALLY

Spare a thought for your postman/postwoman today as they struggle with their sack-full of bills to be delivered today along with the odd card for the lucky ones.