Hitchin Town FC

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Jonny McNamara and Shaun Lucien. Picture: Peter Else

Hitchin Town made it 10 wins from 10 games on Tuesday as they booked a second cup final place after Jonny McNamara’s second half effort.

Jonny McNamara goes over in the middle of the park.

Jonny McNamara’s second half goal sent Hitchin Town through to the Herts Charity Cup final at the expense of St Albans City at Clarence Park this evening.

Brett Donnelly. Picture: Danny Loo

Manager Mark Burke missed Hitchin Town’s trip to Weymouth on Saturday due to illness but the Canaries’ win provided him with the perfect tonic.

Robbie Burns.

Hitchin Town beat Cheshunt 3-1 to book their place in the final of the Herts Senior Cup.

Will Wright in action for Hitchin Town

Two Will Wright penalties saw Hitchin Town beat nine-man Kings Langley 2-0 and move up to third in Southern League Premier at a packed Top Field this afternoon (Saturday).

Action from Top Field earlier this season. Photo: Michael Cooper

Hitchin Town have rescheduled their home match with Cirencester Town for March 6.

Hitchin v Dorchester Town postponed

Monday, January 16, 2017
Hitchin Town have seen two matches postponed in the past three days. Picture: Karyn Haddon

Hitchin Town now have a second match to rearrange after tonight’s Southern Premier home match against Dorchester Town was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

Michael Johnson makes the decisive save from Chalrie Walker to send Hitchin Town through to the semi-final of the Herts Senior Cup. Picture: BOB WALKLEY

Goalkeeper Michael Johnson proved the hero for Hitchin Town, saving a penalty in the shootout after his team had staged a dramatic comeback to draw 2-2 with St Albans City.

Mark Burke

Mark Burke says Hitchin Town will not ‘be fooled’ by Stratford Town’s league position ahead of Saturday’s Southern Premier encounter.

Matt Lench

Hitchin Town are hot on the heels of league leaders Leamington following their latest win in the Southern Premier.

Kane Smith

The defender suffered a summer of disappointment as following a standout season last term several trials at a number of Football League clubs failed to result in a move into the professional ranks.

Matt Lench

Hitchin Town bounced back from Saturday’s defeat at the home of promotion rivals Chippenham Town with three points on the road at Cinderford despite missing four key players.

Chippenham goalscorer David Pratt. Photo: Peter Else

Dave Pratt’s second-half goal helped Chippenham to all three points in their battle with fellow promotion hopefuls Hitchin Town.

Brett Donnelly. Photo: Peter Else

Hitchin Town got the better of Redditch United despite having striker Brett Donnelly sent off in the first half.

Brett Donnelly. Picture: Comet library

Hitchin became the first visiting team to win a league game at top of the table Leamington who had previously won eight and drawn two of their 10 matches on home soil.

Josh Bickerstaff heads home Hitchin's third in the 3-0 win over Hayes and Yeading. Photo: Peter Else

Mark Burke says he hasn’t yet decided who will lead the line for Hitchin Town in their big game at league leaders Leamington this weekend.

Hitchin Town boss Mark Burke.

Hitchin Town moved up to fourth in the Southern Premier with a 3-0 win over Hayes and Yeading United in a game that saw a short pause in first-half play while fox poo was cleared off the pitch.

Robbie Burns. Photo: Peter Else

Hitchin progressed into the FA Trophy first round after coming away from the Green Elephants Stadium with a 3-0 win over the Hillians.

Chesham end Hitchin’s unbeaten run

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Mark Burke

It had to end sometime, and Hitchin’s 13 game unbeaten run came to an end at Chesham United on Tuesday evening.

Liam Gooch. Photo: Luton Town

Liam Gooch kept a clean sheet on his Hitchin Town debut – despite only meeting his team-mates just hours before the game.

Liam Gooch. Photo: Luton Town

Liam Gooch kept a clean sheet for Hitchin Town as the Canaries drew at home with Kettering Town.

Mark Burke

Hitchin Town have knocked Biggleswade Town out of the FA Trophy at the second attempt.

Rhys Hoenes in action for Biggleswade Town

Hitchin host Bigglwade Town this evening (Monday) in a FA Trophy replay following a dramatic equaliser for their opponents on Saturday.

England beat Scotland at Wembley tonight

England eased to a comfortable 3-0 victory in their World Cup qualifier at Wembley tonight against a poor Scottish team – with headed goals from Daniel Sturridge, Adam Lallana and Gary Cahill earning the Three Lions three points.

Callum Donnelly holds up the ball against Arsenal. Photo: Peter Else

Mark Burke hopes his players will use their dramatic, late equaliser against Arsenal as a fillip ahead of tomorrow’s FA Trophy tie at Biggleswade Town.

Goalscorer Callum Riley. Photo: Peter Else

Callum Riley says it is a fantastic feeling to play against Arsenal.


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