Chromasport United Counties League
Published 9th September 2012
....five wins out of five by disposing of Stewarts & Lloyds 4-0 at Westwood Road.
It was a harsh return to UCL management for Daren Young as his Foundrymen side was swept apart by Saints goals from Conor Washington - his eighth of the season - Dan Newman, Karl Gibbs, number seven of the campaign for him, and Jon Stead.
Spalding United ran out 11-1 winners at Irchester United to go second on goal difference.
Shane Tolley’s four-goal haul took him to eight for the season, Dan Cotton enjoyed a three-goal debut, Luke Kennedy scored twice, one a penalty, with Tom James and another new man Chris Hall also on the scoresheet and Ross Whitney the Romans marksman.
Deeping Rangers are also two points off the pace after a 2-1 home win over Desborough Town, the last side to beat them in league action back in January.
Michael Byrne and Ciaran Holt scored first half goals to win it for Rangers with Kevin Byrne replying for Ar Tarn after the interval. Deeping had Chris Logan sent-off in the second half.
A third team on thirteen points is Cogenhoe United, who beat Shepshed Dynamo 2-1 at Compton Park.
Josh Urquhart and new signing Tom Liversedge scored for the Cooks with Ryan Perkins the Dynamo marksman. The visitors were left to rue a Liam Fitzpatrick penalty miss with the game goalless.
Two Ian Dunn goals and one from Simon Mowbray gave Boston Town their second win of the season, 3-0 at Wellingborough Town, who are now the only top flight side without a point.
Sleaford Town broke their duck with a 3-1 victory at champions Long Buckby. Two Liam Tunstall goals, one a penalty, and a Harry Millard clincher gave Glen Maddison his first league win at the Sleaford helm, with Tom Rawlings the Bucks marksman.
Yaxley chief Brett Whaley was also celebrating his first league win in charge after the Cuckoos won 3-1 at Blackstones, who’ve now lost four in a row.
Tom Davies scored within half a minute of the kick for Stones but Adam Rothery, Kyle Nolan and Ondre Odain won it for the Cuckoos.
Alfie Taylor’s sixth goal of the season in the final minute in front of a 500-plus crowd at Olney Town gave AFC Rushden & Diamonds a 1-0 success which keeps them top of Division One.
Oadby Town are second after second half goals from Che Adams, Sam Benjamin, Michael Reeve and Jake Duffy in the space of 12 minutes secured a 4-1 home win over Wootton Blue Cross, who led at the break through Grant Williams.
Like Oadby, Whitworth have a maximum nine-point haul after their comeback saw off former manager Steve Orchard’s Buckingham Town 4-3 at the Victoria Mill ground.
Chris Robson, Kyle Stimpson and Ben Shepherd had the Robins two goals in front but a Matt Judge effort, a second of the day from Cavell Jarvis and late Luke Raftery winner won the contest for the Flourmen.
ON Chenecks remain unbeaten after a 2-2 Billing Road draw with Thrapston Town.
Iain Blaikie’s visiting opener was overhauled by Chenecks replies from Calvin Budd and Justin McKenzie, but Jordan Cross levelled for Thrapston late in the game.
There was a first defeat of the season for Sileby Rangers, who lost 2-1 at home to Eynesbury Rovers.
James Freshwater and Ben Cole gave Rovers the points at Fernie Fields with Rob Foster scoring for Rangers on his debut.
Goals from Elliot Roberts and Andy White either side of half time gave Rothwell Corinthians a 2-0 verdict at Potton United.
Second half goals from Dan Stevenson, Jack Bartley (penalty) and Lee Clack gave demoted Northampton Spencer their first win back in the lower grade, 3-0 against Bourne Town at Kingsthorpe Mill.
Newcomers Harrowby United suffered a fourth defeat in succession, 2-1 at Raunds Town.
Charlie Fowler and Josh Davis scored for the Shopmates, Liam Harper for the Arrows.