Chromasport United Counties League
Published 25th August 2012
....ten-man Long Buckby, who had their goalkeeper sent-off, on Saturday.
Trailing to a Danny Rogers opener and Callum Earls own goal, the Tulips turned the game their way in the last 20 minutes through Scott Musgrove, Jacob Joyce and villain turned hero Earls.
Three second half strikes, two from Kevin Byrne, the second a penalty, and one from Tom Mills gave Desborough Town a 3-0 derby win over newly-promoted Harborough Town at the Waterworks Field, while there was a first defeat in new surroundings for Shepshed Dynamo, 2-1 at Deeping Rangers, who won it late on through David Burton-Jones after Chris Logan cancelled out a Nick Jackson own goal opener for Dynamo.
Boston Town salvaged a 4-4 draw at Cogenhoe United, thanks to Josh Ford’s stoppage time equaliser.
Two-goal Darren Frost, Ben Foster and Lewis Leslie were the home marksmen with Luke Toner’s brace and a Simon Mowbray effort accounting for the other Poachers’ goals.
Paul Caswell scored a last minute equaliser to give Stewarts & Lloyds a 1-1 home draw with Irchester United, who had gone in front through Ross Whitney.
Three of the six Division One games went the way of visiting sides. Potton United bounced back from their opening day drubbing to win 2-0 at Burton Park Wanderers, Alex Taylor and Chris Reeves on the scoresheet.
Dan Cotton scored a late goal to give ON Chenecks a 2-1 verdict at Raunds Town after Elliott Muddiman’s visiting opener was cancelled out by Josh Davis.
Bourne Town surprised Rushden & Higham United 3-2 at Hayden Road where Mike Feely, Ben Easson and Craig Rook netted for the Wakes with Craig Harrower and Aaron Cormack scoring the first and last goals of the day for the Lankies.
Alfie Taylor’s equaliser 5 minutes from time spared AFC Rushden & Diamonds’ blushes as they drew 1-1 at Wootton Blue Cross, who went ahead midway the first half through Scott Sinclair.
Eynesbury Rovers top the table but were unable to complete a double over Northampton Spencer in a 3-3 Kingsthorpe Mill draw.
Luke Bartley’s last minute goal gave the Millers a share of the spoils after brother Jack had twice given Spencer the lead in the opening half. Ben Cole, Lee Bassett and James Freshwater scored for Rovers.
Only home winners in the division were Olney Town, who outgunned Harrowby United 3-2 at East Street.
Shaun Winconek, Sean Soetan and Rob Heaney scored for the Nurserymen with Andy Glencross and Lee Shaw replying for the Arrows.