Woolmer Green’s cup battlers make Keen progress
The North and Mid Herts Football League round-up Woolmer Green left it late to seal their progress in the Greg Cup against Wilbury Wanderers. Wilbury took a deserved lead midway through the first half as Woolmer Green struggled to contain the away side. A
The North and Mid Herts Football League round-up
Woolmer Green left it late to seal their progress in the Greg Cup against Wilbury Wanderers.
Wilbury took a deserved lead midway through the first half as Woolmer Green struggled to contain the away side.
A clinical strike from Lee Keen dragged Woolmer back into the tie.
Keen set Adam Paine free with a sublime crossfield pass that was tucked home for their second after the break.
Wilbury were level 30 seconds later and were looking the stronger side as the tie approached extra time.
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Up stepped Keen and he sent a pinpoint free-kick into the bottom corner to secure the tie with only two minutes remaining.
In Premier Division action, a close game at St Ippolyts saw them earn all three points against Colney Heath A.
They won 4-3 with Ryan Foster scoring two and Danny John and Richard Green one each.
Magnum lost 2-1 to Clannad Celtic, Brett Coverdale scoring.
Baldock were 4-0 winners over Whitwell Village.
Harry Holland, Lee Buck, Lewis Wilshire and a 30-yard strike from Cameron Brawley sealed the points for Baldock.
In Division One North, four goals by Scott Patemen saw Bedwell Rangers Res to their second win of the season as they beat Westwell 8-0.
Tom Younger scored a superb hat-trick for Woolmer Green Res as they beat Fairlands 3-1, Lewis Littlechild scoring for the losing side.
Goals from Simon Bayston, Ben Hewitt and Marcus McKechnie saw Codicote take all three points at Benington.
A fantastic game saw Kimpton Rovers Res draw 3-3 with Baldock Town Res.
Richard Vooght and Tony Webb (two) scored for Kimpton, while Nick Blenkin and Mark Nunn with the help of an own goal saw Baldock take a point.
City Hearts were 4-1 winners over AFC Santos, with Oliver Brown, Ian Worthington and Matt Evans (two) all on target. Terry Thompson scored with a header from 15 yards out, his first for the club, as a consolation for AFC Santos.
Saturday, November 4
Greg Cup: Woolmer Green 3 Wilbury Wanderers 2.
Premier Division: Baldock Town 4 Whitwell Village 0, Magnum 1 Clannad Celtic 2, St Ippolyts 4 Colney Heath A 3.
Division One North: Bedwell Rangers Res 8 Westwell 0, City Hearts 4 AFC Santos 1, Codicote 3 Benington 0, Fairlands 1 Woolmer Green Res 3, Kimpton Rovers Res 3 Baldock Town Res 3.
Saturday, November 11
Herts Junior Cup round three: Hunton Bridge v Kimpton Rovers, Mill End Sports v St Ippolyts, Wilbury Wanderers v Tring Athletic A, Magnum v Inter Res, Black Horse (Tring) Res v Fairlands, Whitwell Village v Black Horse, Woolmer Green v County Hall Rangers, AFC Santos v Wellington Arms.
Division One North: Bedwell Rangers Res v Kimpton Rovers Res, Benington v Westwell, City Hearts v Baldock Town Res.
Division One North Cup: Codicote v Woolmer Green Res.