East Cambs Junior Football Round-Up
JUNIOR FOOTBALL Kershaw Premier Division FORDHAM picked up their first point of the campaign at Needingworth United, but lost captain Dan Langley with a horrific facial injury following a clash of heads. Langley was taken to hospital immediately, but may
Kershaw Premier Division
FORDHAM picked up their first point of the campaign at Needingworth United, but lost captain Dan Langley with a horrific facial injury following a clash of heads.
Langley was taken to hospital immediately, but may be out of action for some time.
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Fordham trailed in this match, but applied intense pressure in the last 20 minutes and had their efforts rewarded with an 80th minute equaliser from Harry O'Connor, who converted Scott Fretwell's pass from close range.
The visitors then had a great chance to take all three points in the closing stages, but contrived to miss an open goal.
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Fordham gave another good performance on Saturday at Over Sports, but eventually went down 2-0 to the team that now lead the table.
Littleport Town's midweek match at Lakenheath mirrored Fordham's clash with Needingworth, as Rob Foreman scored 10 minutes from time to make it 1-1.
Kershaw Senior Division A
KEVIN Brasier's 85th minute overhead kick failed to save Soham Town Rangers Reserves from a 3-1 home defeat at the hands of Wisbech Town Reserves in midweek, but his side returned to winning ways on Friday night.
Alan Clements lobbed the Mildenhall Town Reserves goalkeeper from 25 yards to open the scoring, and Jason Lynch rounded the 'keeper soon afterwards to make it 2-0 from the tightest of angles.
The hosts pulled one back just before the break however, and Rangers were grateful for Sean Greygoose's penalty save in an ultimately goalless second half.
Kershaw Senior Division B
HADDENHAM Rovers continued their fine start to the season by taking four points from their latest two matches.
Tom Moden's goal earned them a midweek 1-1 draw at Cottenham United Reserves, and Phil Harle then helped himself to a hat-trick in the 4-1 demolition of Helions Bumpstead. Kenny Holmes was the other Rovers player on target in that win.
Littleport Town Reserves were beaten 2-0 at Chatteris Town in midweek, and then lost again at home to Great Chesterford after Jamie Dews' 29th minute dismissal.
Scott Dews pulled a goal back in the 76th minute, but 'Port still lost 2-1.
Soham United had drawn 2-2 with Great Chesterford in midweek but then claimed their first victory of the season, winning 5-1 at home to March Town United Reserves.