United Counties League Round-Up…..

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Peterborough Sports moved eight points clear at the top of the ChromaSport & Trophies United Counties League Premier Division table following a 4-2 home win over Sleaford Town.

A brace from Mark Jones and singles from leading scorer Avelino Vieira and Josh Moreman sealed Sports win.

Desborough Town lost second spot after being held to a 1-1 draw at Newport Pagnell Town, leaving Eynesbury Rovers to leap above them after a 5-1 success at Rothwell Corinthians with goals from John Warwick with two, Alan Owen, Craig Smith and Jordan Brown.

Deeping Rangers are fourth but had to come back from being a Connor Brown-Wingfield goal down at Leicester Nirvana to win, thanks to Scott Coupland and Dan Schiavi.

Holbeach United`s new boss Seb Hayes saw his charges secure a 4-0 win a ON Chenecks with goals from Tommy Treacher, Aaron Eyett, Spencer Tinkler and Ollie Pinner.

However, Phil Stebbing was the day`s highest scorer as he hit SIX for Yaxley on the 3G at home against struggling Harrowby United.

Dan Cotton`s hat-trick was somewhat overlooked as was Matt Sparrow`s goal as the Cuckoos won 10-0.

Wisbech Town sealed a 3-0 home win over Kirby Muxloe with goals from Alex Beck, Billy Smith and Harry Limb, while Cogenhoe United won 3-1 at Oadby Town to move above them into sixteenth spot.

Second-bottom Boston Town shared a goalless draw at home to Harborough Town, while basement outfit Huntingdon Town were beaten 3-1 at home by Sileby Rangers.

Peterborough Northern Star and Wellingborough Town shared a 1-1 draw in the day`s other game.


About Author

Former Swansea City and Kettering Town defender who has been managing the likes of Kettering Town u18s, Rothwell Town, Desborough Town and Wellingborough Town for 33 years as well as being technical director at AFC Rushden & Diamonds. Began in non-League journalism as editor of Team Talk magazine back in the early 1990s and then as editor of Non-League Daily, joining Pitchero to set up Pitchero Non-League in January 2011. Also works for the National League.

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