Weekend football round-up

FOUR first half goals looked to set Hitchin Town up for a big win in Saturday s Southern League Premier Division home clash with Yate Town. But a second half revival by the visitors saw The Canaries holding on for a 4-3 win. A Josh Sozzo penalty started t

FOUR first half goals looked to set Hitchin Town up for a big win in Saturday's Southern League Premier Division home clash with Yate Town. But a second half revival by the visitors saw The Canaries holding on for a 4-3 win.

A Josh Sozzo penalty started the ball rolling for Hitchin and goals from Liam Folds, Stuart Lockhead and a second for Sozzo put Hitchin in command before Yate's second half revival.

IN Division One East, it took a Lee Tekell penalty to earn Arlesey Town a 1-0 win at Sittingbourne.

IN the Minerva Spartan South Midlands League struggling Langford edged away from the relegation places with a 2-1 win at Oxhey Jets. Jets took an early lead but goals from Robert Groves and Joe Delasalle earned a vital three points for Langford.

United beat Town 3-1 in the Biggleswade derby, a result which leaves Town just a point above Langford near the bottom of the table.

Arlesey Athletic beat bottom of the table Amersham Town 1-0 in Division One.

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LEADERS Potton United came from behind to earn a 1-1 draw at third-placed Northampton Spencer in the Premier Division of the Eagle Bitter United Counties League, Gareth Cottenden scoring for United.

Stotfold shared the spoils with Boston Town in a 1-1 draw.

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