Letch thrash their visitors

Letchworth went nap as they routed visitors Upminster. Their scorers in a 5-0 victory were Matthew Scott (two), Ian Heywood (two) and Scott Apps. Other scores: Harpenden II 0 Letchworth II 0, Letchworth III 5 (Mark Bozdogan two, Dave Thomas two, Steve Fle

Letchworth went nap as they routed visitors Upminster.

Their scorers in a 5-0 victory were Matthew Scott (two), Ian Heywood (two) and Scott Apps.

Other scores: Harpenden II 0 Letchworth II 0, Letchworth III 5 (Mark Bozdogan two, Dave Thomas two, Steve Fleming) Harpenden III 2, Winchmore Hill and Enfield IV 3 Letchworth V 2 (Nick Pye two).

Stevenage find themselves deep in a scrap to avoid relegation.


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Struggling second from bottom, they have to win this Saturday against second placed Shefford and Sandy.

Depleted Stevenage only had 11 players available for a trip to Chelmsford due to injuries and suspension and suffered a heavy 6-1 defeat.

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The visitors started off slowly and found themselves 2-0 down early on, eventually creating a couple of half chances.

The score remained at 2-0 until after the break when Chelmsford upped the tempo and added another two goals.

Stevenage lost their cool with green cards being issued to five players.

Some Stevenage attacks were then broken down by illegal challenges by Chelmsford who themselves had players cautioned.

The home team added a fifth before skipper Danny Blackburn fired home a consolation from the top of the penalty area with a stunning strike.

The defence then conceded a weak sixth goal due to poor marking to complete the 6-1 scoreline.

Other scores: Stevenage II 1 Royston 1, MBDA 2 Stevenage III 0, Stevenage IV 7 (Tariq Mahmood, Niall Anderson, Ian Brown four, Mitch Snares) Broxbourne VI 0, Stevenage V 1 Harpenden IV 8, Hertford IV 4 Stevenage VI 0.

MBDA pulled off a 'famous' victory against high-flying Stevenage thirds in a tough local derby.

Paul Lawman deftly despatched a short corner to give MBDA the lead.

Stevenage could not score any of their 18 short corners won during the afternoon and MBDA scored a decisive second goal from their own well-executed short corner.

Adrian Monks dummied the keeper and neatly set Lawman up for his second goal.

MBDA briefly searched for a third goal but were denied by some good goalkeeping. Stevenage tried to stretch MBDA towards the end but were denied even a consolation goal.

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