Hereward Teamwear United Counties League
Published 30th April 2011
....to set a new points record, champions St Neots Town had to settle for a share of Rothwell Town's 105-point record set seventeen years ago after a 1-1 draw.
Dan Holman's Buckby opener on the hour-mark was matched by a Dan Jacob equaliser in added time and that goal gave the Saints a new seasonal best goal tally of 160 in a UCL campaign - an average of four a match!
Two Chris Bacon goals and one from Robbie Harris, all in the second half, saw King`s Lynn Town beat Cogenhoe United 3-0 to finish just two points shy of the Saints on 103.
Outgoing Newport Pagnell Town boss Terry Shrieves signed off with a win as a first half Lewis Wilson opener and double from son Vinny gave the Swans a 3-0 home win over Northampton Spencer.
Boston Town moved into the top seven as a Tom James brace and Rob Masters effort overcame Daventry United 3-2 at Tattershall Road, Jon Crockett and Darren Frost netting for the Motormen.
Yaxley moved out of the bottom six with a 7-0 stroll at basement side Rothwell Corinthians.
Richard Challinor scored a hat-trick for the Cuckoos, whose other marksmen were Lewis Stone, Justin Ives, Ricky Hailstone and Andy Beech.
Sleaford Town stunned hosts St Ives Town 3-0 with Shance Clancy, Steve Lovett and Jamie Shaw all scoring in the last 5 minutes of the first half.
Desborough Town beat neighbours Stewarts & Lloyds 4-1 in their Waterworks Field derby with Jon Mitchell, two-goal Michael Keall and Danny Rogers building a winning lead for Ar Tarn at the interval - Lee Genner scoring the Foundrymen`s consolation in the second period.
Division One champions AFC Kempston took their goal total for the season into three figures with a 6-1 final day romp at Bourne Town making it 104 for the Walnut Boys.
On target at the Abbey Lawn were Nyran Vaughan, two-goal Jack Weeden, Phil Draycott, Michael Cox and Aaron Baldwin with Ikharo Leopoldino replying for the Wakes.
Third-placed Bugbrooke St Michaels ended Huntingdon Town's eleven-match unbeaten run as a late Joe Furness own goal gave the Badgers a 1-0 Jubilee Lark success.
Huntingdon's defeat and Eynesbury Rovers` 3-1 reverse at Sileby Rangers ensured already-finished Olney Town clung on to fourth place.
Shane Fox gave Eynesbury the lead but Callum Leslie-Draper, Joe Rich and Dan York turned the game in Sileby's favour.
A first half Jordan Henson goal gave Rothwell Town a 1-0 win at Burton Park Wanderers, Jory Mann was the Rushden & Higham United marksman in a single goal success at Potton United, while the meeting of the bottom two at Bowdens Park saw James Allcock's early strike give ON Chenecks a 1-0 win at Harborough Town, who finish their first UCL campaign at the foot of the table.
Buckingham Town finished next-to-bottom after a 1-1 draw at Whitworth where Adam Sharpe's home opener was matched by an Ash Farmer reply for the Robins.