ALBAN DYNAMO'S 2ND PENALTY SHOOTOUT WIN IN 8 DAYS GIVES THEM ANOTHER CUP TRIUMPH!
SUNDAY NATIONAL CUP
Strafford Arms took the lead in their National Cup debut away against Borussia Martlesham and despite being on top, their experienced opponents levelled with the last kick of the half to go in level. The home side took the lead and then Strafford lost a man for a soft foul, before it was 3-1 to the home side and an uphill task for the Herts Ad prem side. However, Strafford dug deep and pulled a goal back for 3-2. But the tie was put to bed when Martlesham got a fourth. Final score 4-2.
HERTS JUNIOR COUNTY CUP
A Sean Oliver goal earned Alban Dynamo a 1-1 draw in normal time of this tie. Once again, for the second week running, Dynamo went on to win the penalty shootout 7-6 against Hertford Club de Futbol.
Despite taking an early lead through top scorer Sam Kinsley, Brookmans Park Reserves were hit for 9 by a strong Glenn Sports side. Skrdlik Jiri with a second late on for Park.
Liam Addlesee, Robert Calancea, Jonathan Sebry all hit singles, with Jordan Johnson, Michael Langton and Thomas Pike all with two each, gave Phoenix Reserves a thumping 9-1 win against Gossoms End Reserves.
Two goals from Aaron Puleston turned out to be merely a consolation as Hatfield Seniors Reserves lost 6-2 against Athletico 99.
After a 3-3 draw against Ashwell, Herts Vets come out victorious 5-4 on penalties.
A Craig Clark hat-trick put Mermaid Reserves well on their way to a fantastic 8-1 win against
Landrovers. Ken Lee (two), Darren Paterson, Hassan Bhandari and an OG put them into the hat for the next round.
Despite a Steven Orchard hattrick, mistakes proved costly as they went out on the wrong end of an 11-goal thriller against St Evenage. Jonathan Tanton and Dan McGoohan also on target for TNF.
Hayden Evanson’s solo effort was merely a consolation as Welwyn Rangers crashed out 5-1 against East Herts side Cheshunt Rovers.
Both Garvey brothers were on target as BWSC won 4-3 against BSC FC. Alex with a hattrick and one from Martin.
Goals from Kelvin Chirandure, Jack Messam and two from Ryan Lawler gave Royston Rangers a 4-3 win against St. Albans Warriors.
Royston Rangers Reserves 0-2 Buffs FC
Strafford Arms 5-0 WGC Stormers
Wrestlers Reserves 2-7 Bullsmoor United
St. Albans Eagles 2-3 New Barnet
The only game played in the prem saw Plough and Harrow and Phoenix draw 0-0.
Mermaid were in fine form as they won 5-1 against Wheathampstead Wanderers. Two each for Michael Nathan and Ben Taylor plus one for the returning Chris Wilding. Stephen Buckler adding another to his tally for Wheato.
FYP hit Saints for six, continuing their good form of late.
Little Heath and Harpenden Colts OB shared the points in a goalless draw.
A Daniel Stockman goal was the difference as league leaders Pinewood went 4-points clear at the summit of Division Two. Opponents Excel were tough to beat in a game that easily could have gone either way.
After a poor start to life two divisions up, last seasons Division Five champions moved up to joint third after a fine 1-0 away win against Wrestlers. Josh Chater with the winner.
Goals from Tommy Jones-Fuller and Frank Delacy gave Alban Dynamo Reserves their second league win on the bounce against Cub FC.
Hadham Rovers Yellows kept the pressure on the top two and their unbeaten run intact beating MNFC 2-1. Oliver Billson and Scott Power with the goals for Hadham.
Moretown made it 6 league wins from six to remain at the top of Division 5. An own goal giving them a 1-0 win over Phoenix A.
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Rose and Crown Mosquitoes of Division Five pulled off an upset when they beat Harpenden Colts OB Reserves of Division 2. Stephen Harris and Max MacKenzie on target for Colts in a 5-2 defeat.