GOALS, GOALS, GOALS!!!
Premier division alone sees a whopping 34 goals in 4 games in highest
scoring weekend of the season so far!
(Picture above is action from Borehamwood Rovers versus Plough and Harrow)
Skew Bridge [ 8 : 5 ] Paxton Rovers
Skew Bridge beat Paxton Rovers 8-5, serving up a game for the neutral in a 13-goal thriller at
Rothamsted. David Keenleyside leading the way with four for Skew, Harry Hunt with a brace and Tom Smith and Ed Frost adding singles. Theophilus Asomah Ofori added two more to his seasons tally for Paxton, with Kelvin Bediako, Shadrach Onyiah and Steward Yeboah also on target.
Borehamwood Rovers [ 7 : 2 ] Plough and Harrow
Borehamwood Rovers sit top on goal difference and last year’s runners up continued their good form with a 7-2 drubbing of Plough and Harrow. Braces for both Louie and Billy Lobjoit, George Grange, Brandon Green and Charlie Frost also notching. Josh Small and Jacob Nygate in reply for Plough.
Six Bells [ 0 : 5 ] Strafford Arms
Strafford stay 2nd sandwiched between last years top two after a 5-0 away win against a bare 11 Six Bells. Jaden Newman, Erivaldo Felix, Max Bradford and two from frontman Steve ‘Bullet’ Weldon giving Strafford the win.
Phoenix [ 4 : 3 ] Hilltop
Phoenix moved into 4th in a 7-goal thriller against Hilltop who are still looking for their first win of the season. Two from Sam Bozier set Phoenix on their way, with Sam McCord and Dan Johnson adding the other two.
Brookmans Park [ 3 : 2 ] The Bull
Brookmans Park controlled the first half against The Bull, who started with only 10-men and found themselves 1-0 up at half time with Adam Page once again on the scoresheet. The Bull came out in the second half with 11-players and gave a good account of themselves against their unbeaten opponents, but it didn’t stop Adam Page doubling his and Parks tally for the day. A Matt Taylor free- kick found its way into the Park goal for 2-1 to make things interesting, but Park quickly restored their two-goal advantage when Charlie Nelson scored. Park were then awarded a penalty, which was brilliantly saved by debutant keeper Louis Harvey in the stick for The Bull, who was having a terrific game. A rocket of a strike 5-mins from time from Harry Shepherd gave The Bull hope, but Brookmans Park were well worth their win and stay 2nd.
Little Heath [ 0 : 5 ] Welwyn Garden United
League leaders Welwyn Garden United thumped Little Heath 5-0 to maintain their 100% record and their place at the top of the table, thanks to goals from Nathan Studholme, Adam Bacon, Tom Mardle and another two from leading marksmen Ryan North.
Harpenden Colts Old Boys [ 3 : 2 ] Wheathampstead Wanderers
Harpenden Colts OB ended Wheathampstead Wanderers winning streak with a well deserved 3-2 win at Toulmin Drive. Colts raced into a 3-0 lead at half time thanks to goals from Ollie Lacey, Luke Charteris and Dan Bradley. Wheato improved slightly in the 2 nd half, but nowhere near the recent levels of performance we’ve seen from them. Rob Clark and Stephen Buckler netting to see the score ended 3-2 to Colts.
Mermaid [ 1 : 3 ] Forever Young People
FYP picked up their first win of the campaign beating Mermaid 3-1. Leading scorer Matt Standen adding another two to his seasons tally and Matthew Tuttle with the third. Ben Taylor on the scoresheet for Mermaid.
Hatfield Seniors [ 13 : 2 ] Six Bells Reserves
Hatfield Seniors thrashed Six Bells Reserves 13-2 to get back to winning ways. Charlie Lloyd netting 5, Jimmy Talbot with 4 and singles from Gregor Mackintosh, Curtis Warner, Jack Salza and James Upson.
Excel [ 0 : 6 ] Welwyn Warriors
Welwyn Warriors continued their good start with a 6-0 win against Excel. Jon Cross-Hackett with two, Gabriel Asare-Bekoe, Luke Pidgeon, Terence McIver and Rowan Wallis also amongst the goals.
Wheathampstead 89 [ 4 : 1 ] Garden City FC
Two goals apiece from Jacob Jones and Keith Richardson gave Wheathampstead 89 a 4-1 win and a much needed 3 points against Garden City.
Cub [ 2 : 3 ] Mermaid Reserves
Mermaid Reserves stayed top with a 3-2 win over Cub FC. Ken Lee and Craig Clark amongst the goals.
Monday Night Football Club [ 2 : 8 ] Brookmans Park Reserves
Brookman’s Park Reserves returned to winning ways and done their goal difference no harm with an 8-2 win against MNFC. Sam Kinsley with another 4 for his personal tally. Ronan Nevin with two, one from Bobby Jay and a brilliant goal Tom Brasiner.
HERTFORDSHIRE FA JUNIOR COUNTY CUP
Alban Dynamo [ 8 : 0 ] Lea Sports PSG
Alban Dynamo cruised into the next round of the county cup with an 8-0 thrashing of Hitchin Sunday League side Lea Sports PSG. Brodie Pearce Carrington and Harry Peter with two each. Louis Batstone, Cain Joseph, Ben Smith and Kieran Wall completing to rout.
BBFC Blue [ 0 : 3 ] Phoenix Reserves
Goals from Liam Addlesee, Thomas Pike and Regan Williams helped Phoenix Reserves with an impressive 3-0 away win against Watford’s BBFC.
Brewster Pluming Reserves [ 2 : 2 ] TNF (TNF won 1:3 on penalties)
TNF twice let a lead slip, but eventually came out on top in a penalty shoot-out, to beat Brewster Plumbing reserves. 2-2 in normal time after goals from James Hart and Tom Anderson. Parag Thaker in between the sticks was the hero in the 3-1 shoot-out win.
Khoi Khoi FC [ 2 : 6 ] Strafford Arms Reserves
Division 3 league leaders Strafford Arms Reserves won 6-2 away to Khoi Khoi. Zac Neiman banging home a hattrick, Luke Watling with two and a solo effort from Joe Cullum finishing the scoring.
Maryland Forest [ 1 : 8 ] Royston Rangers
Royston Rangers stuck 8 past Maryland Forest. Two each for Kelvin Chirandure, Ryan Lawler and Jack Messam, with one apiece for Luke Fountain and Harry Parker giving Royston a very impressive away win.
St. Albans Eagles [ 5 : 3 ] Chorleywood Club AFC
St.Albans Eagles are in the hat for the next round after overcoming Chorleywood AFC 5-3. Simon Cerri, Tyler Martinez Almonte and Jack Woolmore added to Yassin Abdelkafi’s double to secure the win.
WGC Stormers [ 6 : 2 ] Phoenix A
Despite going 2-0 up thanks to Adam Potter and Pasquale Basile, Phoneix A let their lead slip and eventually lost 6-2 to WGC Stormers.
BWSC [ 6 : 1 ] Kimpton
Hat-tricks for Craig Ashurst and Andrew Hamilton put BWSC in the next round with a 6-1 win over Kimpton.
London Colney United [ 1 : 3 ] Sparta Phoenix
A Luke Hynes goal wasn’t enough as London Colney United were eliminated by Sparta Phoenix 3-1.
Other county cup results included;
Cuffley [ 4 : 1 ] St. Georges
Welwyn Warriors Reserves [ 1 : 1 ] Ashwell (Ashwell won 4-3 on pens)
Rose And Crown [ 2 : 5 ] Welwyn Rangers
Wrestlers Reserves [ 3 : 2 ] Hertford Lions
Rose And Crown Mosquito [ 1 : 3 ] Bully Crusaders
Hemel Saracens [ 4 : 0 ] Alban Dynamo Reserves
HERTS ADVERTISER INTERMEDIATE CUP
Pinewood [ 3 : 1 ] Herts Vets
Andrew Alsop was on the scoresheet for Pinewood as they overcome Herts Vets 3-1 and progressed to the next round.
St. Albans Warriors [ 2 : 2 ] Oceans XI
(Oceans XI won 4-2 on penalties)
Oceans XI needed penalties to overcome Division 5 side St. Albans Warriors 4-2. It was 2-2 after 90, with Daniel Campfield again on the scoresheet twice for Oceans.
HERTS ADVERTISER RESERVE CUP
Royston Rangers Reserves [ 1 : 1 ] Hatfield Seniors Reserves
(Royston Rangers Reserves won 6-5 on penalties)
Royston Rangers Reserves beat Hatfield Seniors Reserves 6-5 on penalties to proceed to the semi finals of the Reserve Cup, after a 1-1 draw in normal time.