Bishop answers Littleport's prayers
PUBLISHED: 11:01 27 September 2007 | UPDATED: 12:52 04 May 2010
TEAM SPOTLIGHT - Littleport Town U13s Under-13s D League Littleport Town 4 Eaton Socon 1 LITTLEPORT began their league campaign with an excellent team performance and home win. Constant pressure from the home side was rewarded by Nico Bishop s first goa
TEAM SPOTLIGHT - Littleport Town U13s
Under-13s D League
Littleport Town 4 Eaton Socon 1
LITTLEPORT began their league campaign with an excellent team performance and home win.
Constant pressure from the home side was rewarded by Nico Bishop's first goal of the season.
Eaton Socon hit back to level the scores but the home side weathered the storm and Bishop scored twice in quick succession to complete a hat-trick.
The second half proved to be more even but Kiaran Phillips' through-ball put Bishop in again for his fourth goal.
Town: Ezra Collins, Ben Jewitt, Jake Kennedy, Carl Lightfoot, Kiaran Phillips, Arron Heaps, Joseph Murfitt, Charlie Bowditch, Billy Carter, Ben Hawkins, Nico Bishop (c), Cameron James, Jed Oak-Leigh.
Bottisham 1 Littleport Town 4
TOWN faced early pressure and keeper Ezra Collins produced a fine save to keep Bottisham out.
Littleport eased back into the game and a good individual goal from Bishop opened the scoring.
Bishop doubled the visitors' lead and Bottisham reduced the arrears but Ben Hawkins' superb free kick restored Port's two-goal lead before the break.
Littleport's defence stood firm in the second half and although the visitors missed a penalty, Charlie Bowditch netted a fourth.
Town: Ezra Collins, Ben Jewitt, Jake Kennedy, Carl Lightfoot, Kiaran Phillips, Charlie Bowditch, Joseph Murfitt, Billy Carter, Cameron James, Nico Bishop (c), Arron Heaps, Luke Thompson, Ben Hawkins.
Cambridge Musketeers 3
Littleport Town 2
PORT lost their first league game of the season at Cambridge Musketeers.
The visitors took the lead through Bishop and Musketeers levelled the scores but Bishop was once more on target to put Town ahead at the break.
The second half was one-way traffic and the home side equalised again before netting a spot kick to win the match.
Town: Ezra Collins, Kiaran Phillips, Jake Kennedy, Ben Jewitt, Cameron James, Luke Thomson, Charlie Bowditch, Arron Heaps, Joseph Murfitt, Nico Bishop (c), Ben Hawkins, Jake Browning, Carl Lightfoot.