Visitors return home pointless
Football round-up London Colney must be sick of the sight of Biggleswade. Both the town s football sides have beaten Colney in the last week. Biggeswade United had an emphatic 3-0 victory at Second Meadow on Tuesday night. The first 45 minutes saw the gam
London Colney must be sick of the sight of Biggleswade.
Both the town's football sides have beaten Colney in the last week.
Biggeswade United had an emphatic 3-0 victory at Second Meadow on Tuesday night.
The first 45 minutes saw the game evenly balanced although United could claim to have the better of the goal scoring opportunities.
A thunderbolt volley from skipper Gary Jackson as early as the fifth minute cannoned off a London Colney defender.
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And in the 16th minute Chris Hewitt set up Jack Weeden but the United striker screwed his shot wide.
Midway through the half United were left wondering what more they needed to do to break the deadlock.
Man of the match Robbie O'Dell saw a superb strike crash against the bar and on the half hour Graeme Buchanan sent in a low strike that was scurried away by Graeme Milner.
A terrific second-half performance from United secured the three points and a repeat scoreline of their encounter with the Herts side at the end of February.
Five minutes in, Keith Thomas made strong claims for a penalty after what looked like a trip by defender Richie Lannon sent the striker sprawling.
The breakthrough came in the 65th minute and it was certainly worth the wait. A long ball from Buchanan found O'Dell 20 yards from goal and he spotted the keeper off his line.
Six minutes later it was 2-0 brought about by a defensive blunder by Amadou Gerber who underhit his back pass to Milner.
O'Dell pounced on the loose ball and with just the keeper to beat, he slid the ball home.
Sub Leeroy Odd created the third when his ball to Weeden saw luckless defender Kenny Hull stumble and send Weeden clear on goal. He rounded Milner and tapped the ball home.
With the seconds counting down it was the visitors who had the final chance when Dave Ross fired a strike against the bar.
Colney travelled to play Biggleswade Town on Saturday and were beaten 2-1.
Early goals from Glen Draper and Bobby Dance gave Town the ascendency although Colney pulled one back late on through Dan McCaffery.
Potton United show few signs of slipping up in their quest for a third UCL Premier Division title in their history.
A 2-0 success at Raunds on Saturday left the Royals unbeaten in 10 games.
Potton took a 44th minute lead when Ben L'Honore's free-kick was diverted into his own net by Adam Hancock.
Brett Donnelly sealed victory for the league leaders 12 minutes from time.
P Derbies in the next week see Langford make the short trip to Biggleswade United's Second Meadow for the return league fixture on Saturday.
And on Tuesday night United travel to Potton United for the North Beds Charity Cup semi-final.