Stone’s high-ball heaven
Sunday Football ELY Park Rangers now look certain to win Division 1A after recording a 6-3 victory at University Chemical Labs. David Cornwell opened the scoring after flicking on a pass from full-back Brady Stone, and Cornwell then made it 2-0 with a hea
ELY Park Rangers now look certain to win Division 1A after recording a 6-3 victory at University Chemical Labs.
David Cornwell opened the scoring after flicking on a pass from full-back Brady Stone, and Cornwell then made it 2-0 with a header before diving in to complete his hat-trick in similar fashion.
Jamie Gayfer nodded home to make it 4-1 soon afterwards, and Rangers went on to increase their advantage with a quite comical goal.
There seemed little danger when Stone's ambitious 45-yarder dropped into the box, but when a defender attempted to head back to the hapless goalkeeper, he only succeeded in putting the ball through his own goal.
The score was 5-2 to Rangers at half-time, and a deflected shot from Andrew Francis kept UCL at arms-length after they had managed to pull another goal back.
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Wilburton Albion likewise seem nailed on for the 4A title after a 3-1 victory at Prince of Wales Newmarket.
Mel Pryer's first-half penalty was cancelled out by the hosts, but Jamie Palmer restored Wilburton's lead with 10 minutes remaining and Dan Page fired through a crowded goalmouth to seal the points.
Wicken Maids Head made hay in the same section as they won 5-3 at QAPR. Goals from Steve Lambert, Jason Fretwell and Liam Eley left QAPR in deep trouble, and Ben Askew claimed Wicken's fourth goal after just 15 minutes.
The hosts then replied with three of their own, and this certainly spiced things up as both teams had a player dismissed following a disallowed goal.
Sam Sherwood finally clinched the points for Wicken however, making it 5-3 in the closing stages.
The VB Trophies League Cup run of LTFC 1906 finally came to an end at the fourth round stage, with the league newcomers bravely going down 3-1 against Senior Division giants Sawston Keys.