Blues have another day off in league
ARLESEY Town had another free Saturday in the Ryman League Division One North. The Blues were due to make their second trip to High Wycombe to play lowly Flackwell Heath for the fourth time this season but the match was postponed due to a waterlogged pitc
ARLESEY Town had another free Saturday in the Ryman League Division One North.
The Blues were due to make their second trip to High Wycombe to play lowly Flackwell Heath for the fourth time this season but the match was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.
Arlesey had already beaten them in the league at the Raj Villa Stadium and in a replay in the FA Trophy, all these games taking place back in October.
Stotfold are rock bottom of the UCL Premier Division following a 4-2 defeat at Bourne.
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Ricky Case opened the scoring at Abbey Lawn with a ball forward from Simon Drury on the left allowing him to fire into the roof of the net from just inside the box on 10 minutes.
The home team levelled six minutes later when Miles Mason was put clean through with a ball over the top.
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After Nigel Blower got down well to block at his feet, the ball fell again for Mason who lofted the ball over the covering defender into the back of the net.
Two good chances followed for Bobby Dance on the left with a shot over the bar and one straight at keeper Ben Derbyshire.
Bourne had the best opportunity to go in ahead at the break after a goalmouth scramble from a corner finished with Mason heading on to the bar from inside the six-yard box.
Stotfold fell behind when a sloppy pass between defenders was intercepted by Bourne on the left and the cross was met by an unmarked Mason in the box who had time to take a touch and shoot low under Blower on 62 minutes.
Case had a couple of chances to level the scoreline, almost getting a head to Louis Lee's wide shot and firing Tawhid Juneja's nod down wide.
Bourne's third and fourth goals came within three minutes of each other.
Chad Miller headed in a flicked-on corner on 72 minutes and then sub Johnny Currall found himself with enough space to take a touch before firing into the bottom corner from a free-kick on the left.
Juneja had a good shot on the turn blocked by the keeper's feet 10 minutes before the end.
Bobby Dance pulled one back after his good footwork created enough space for a low shot in the 90th minute.
Rokermen: Blower, Reid, Philbin, Hull, Juneja, Drury, Nichol, Dance, Hemmell, Lee (Pommeroy), Case (Thorne).
Langford were back in action after a fortnight off and deserved their point at home to Welwyn Garden City.
The Reds fell behind to Alex Kinsley's 20th minute penalty after Dorian Small had fouled Matt Wardle.
But they pulled level 20 minutes from time when Jack Gregson repaid his elevation from the reserves with a fine individual goal.
Langford were denied a winner five minutes from time when Lee Pateman's effort was ruled out for offside.