Five goals for Easey as Tydd continue their great run

Five goals for Easey as Tydd continue their great run

Peterborough League Premier Division top scorer Brad Easey scored five goals as Tydd continued his race away from relegation with a remarkable 6-3 win over third-placed Stilton United.

Easey’s goals made it the forward’s 21st in just 14 games and Jamal Nyang also scored as the LIncolnshire side grabbed three straight wins to stay six points from the drop zone.

Second-bottom Leverington Sports are not giving up without a fight, however, beating Ramsey Town 2-0 at home in the basement to claim only their second league win of the season.

Tydd celebrates his brilliant victory at Stilton United

In Division One, Long Sutton Athletic remain just a point clear of the relegation zone after losing 2-0 at Eunice Huntingdon. Wisbech Town Reserves had two players sent off as they went 4-3 out of the Cup at Whittlesey Athletic Reserves on Friday night. The Fenmen led 3:1 at times and conceded the winning goal in the final minute.

Seven goals in 15 crazy minutes led Leverington Sports Reserves 4-3 at half-time at Tydd Reserves, with Marley Woods scoring a hat-trick and Grant Thompson also scoring. However, Tydd dominated the second half, scoring four goals for a deserved 7-4 win that leaves them just two points from Division Two safety. Dan Cassidy and Mitch Johnson each scored three goals for Tydd, and Jordi Henson also scored.

At the Peterborough Junior Cup, Leverington Sports A, Division 4 club, lost 10-2 at home to Division 3 club Oundle Town Reserves.

Wisbech St Mary advanced to the second round of the Cambs County Premier League Knockout Cup with an impressive 1-0 win at Over Sports, William Hawes scoring the decisive goal just before half-time.

But March Town United reserves were beaten 4-3 at Witchford 96. Casey Logan and first team player Jack Saunders had given the Hares a 2-0 lead but the home side fought back and led 3-2 before Harry Biggs equalized. However, Witchford came back to score the winner.

AFC Emneth advance to the next round of the William Cockell Memorial Cup after beating Bluntisham Rangers 5-1. Toby Allen netted a hat-trick in 13 games to move it up 24th of the season, with Niall Burton and Jason Day also in goal.

March Town A were beaten 5-2 at home by Great Shelford Reserves in the Percy Oldham Memorial Cup. The youngsters went 1-0 down against the flow of play, but equalized with a Ben Curry penalty to make it 1-1 at the break.

The visitors took the lead after a goalkeeping error and Liam Monaghan missed a decent chance to equalize before Shelford scored three goals in quick succession to make it 5-1. March recovered and Alfie Richardson made it 5-2 but March failed, the goal line perhaps flattering the visitors.

In Division 1B, Benwick Athletic drew 2-2 at the struggling Eynesbury Rovers Reserves while Wimblington recorded a solid 3-2 win over fellow 1B team Needingworth United in the Creake Charity Shield. In a hard fought game, Nick Ward’s second of the game won in the last minute, with Dale Richardson also scoring.

2B’s Chatteris Town Reserves advance to the next round of the William Coad League Cup after beating 2A club Eaton Socon A 2-1, Jordan Johnson and Arnie Harvey by one goal. But 2B contenders Manea United fail after a 7-1 home loss to Whittlesford United, also of 2A. Raymond Owusu Appiah scored for Manea.

Fen Tigers Engineers are also eliminated from the competition, losing 4-2 at The Eagle (Ely), with Robbie Ryan and Will Terry scoring their goals.

In the John Ablett Cup big game, AFC Emneth Reserves defeated Outwell Swifts 4-3. Luke Whyatt, Callum Elsey, Ben Garner and Brendan Burton scored for the Honey Badgers, who had ten men for 50 minutes of the game. Jack Brand scored twice for the Swifts and there was also an own goal.

In the same competition, Benwick Athletic Reserves were eliminated after failing to field a team to play Isleham United Reserves.

Chatteris Town A are bottom of 4B without a win after a 4-2 home loss to Manea United Reserves, who have recorded only their second win. Alfie Oakman scored from the penalty spot for the Lilies and Ben Kimberley also scored while Delano Lloyd (2), Liam Birch and Josh Brittin scored for United. In the same division, March Academy Adults went down 4-1 at Littleport Town Reserves.

Chatteris Town A manager Graham Lilley is pictured with Chris and Paul from CNM Highways who sponsored the Lilies' match kits.
Chatteris Town A manager Graham Lilley is pictured with Chris and Paul from CNM Highways who sponsored the Lilies’ match kits.

Guyhirn were eliminated from the Reg Haigh and Arthur Peck Cup on penalties after a 1-1 home draw with Beach 4-2.

The Marshland Saints are just three points behind North West Norfolk League Division One leaders Heacham Reserves after a 5-4 home win over the lowly Clenchwarton, Sam Cubberley with two goals and Callum Rogers, Dylan Rust and Brad Foxwell also in goal . Their reserve was beaten 4-1 at Weeting Saxon in the second division, Ivan Crisp scoring a goal.

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