Athletic’s good run is halted by Potterspury

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POTTERSPURY halted Thornborough Athletic’s charge up the Premier Division table with a 4-0 away win.

Broughall, Kelly, Ballam and Parish netted for the third-placed visitors, who led 2-0 at half time and sealed the points after the ineterval.

Thornborough slipped to fourth place.

MK Wanderers Reserves took over top spot with a 5-1 win at Silverstone. Hunt was the home side’s scorer.

Former leaders and second-placed Southcott Village lost 3-2 at home to strugglers MK Titans. Basement side Buckingham Town Reserves lost their 12th game this season 3-0 at home to Yardley Gobion.

Deanshanger Athletic went down 4-0 at Great Linford.

In the Interdivisional Trophy second round, Stoke Hammond Wanderers edged Great Horwood away 1-0 to book their place in the next round, while Grendon Rangers hammered Hanslope 7-1 at home. Boxhall, Hankers (2), McKay, Callow, Haddon and Perna netting for the hosts.

Brackley Sports were 4-2 winners at Denbigh Hall Sports & Social in the Interdivisional Trophy first round.

In the Intermediate Division, Syresham trounced JM United 8-2 away, while third-placed Bow Brickhill were 5-1 home winners over Celtic MK.

Leaders Brackley Sports Reserves were awarded the game against MK Churches for their failure to raise a team.

Steeple Claydon lost at fourth-placed City Colts 2-1. In Division One, basement side Westbury gained their first win of the campaign 4-2 at home against Woughton.

Scorers for Westbury were O’Connell and Peel-Yates (2), plus an own goal.

Twyford United went down 2-0 at leaders Stoke Hammond Wanderers Reserves, Giddings netting a brace for the hosts. Third-placed Grendon Rangers Reserves edged Bletchley Bridge 2-1 away.

Mid-table Charlton & District were pipped 3-2 at home by second-placed Bow Brickhill Reserves, Scott and Knight firing home for Charlton.

Syresham Reserves were beaten 2-1 at home by Southcott Village RA Reserves. Stewkley Reserves enjoyed a 6-3 victory at Marsh Gibbon, Salmons, Turner and Ashworth netting for Marsh.

Buckingham University swept to a 4-0 home win over Marsh Gibbon Reserves in Division Two to keep up their bid for promotion. McPhee hit a hat-trick, aided by a goal from Whitecross.

Leaders City Colts Reserves, who are six points ahead, were 3-1 winners at MK Wanderers A. Second-placed Wicken Sports Reserves contiued their good run with a 5-3 home success over Great Horwood Reserves, Collins notching a hat-trick, Wicken, Bowderry and Martin the other scorers.

Real Padbury registered their fifth win of the season 4-2 at home over Silverstone Reserves, Wood hitting a brace, plus two own goals. Steeple Claydon Reserves drew 3-3 with Wolverton Town Reserves. Great Linford Reserves beat Yardley Gobion Reserves 2-0.

In the Northants FA Area Cup third round, Potterspury Reserves progressed further with a 7-4 home win over Corby Quanum Print Vikings, to make it a good day for Potterspury teams.

Chilvers grabbed a four-timer, Lamb and Jones and an own goal made up the hosts’ tally. In the Oving Cup, Stewkley lost 1-0 at Haddenham.

FIXTURES

Saturday December 10 2pm

Premier Division: Brackley Sports v Great Linford, Deanshanger Athletic v Buckingham Town Reserves, MK Titans v Grendon Rangers, Silverstone v Potterspury, Yardley Gobion v Stewkley, Thornborough Athletic v MK Wanderers Reserves, Wolverton Town v Southcott RA.

Intermediate Division: JM United v Great Horwood, Olney Town v MK Titans Reserves, Bow Brickhill v AFC Santander, Celtic MK v City Colts, Denbigh Hall v Wicken Sports, Stoke Hammond Wanderers v Syresham.

Division One: Westbury v Deanshanger Athletic Reserves, Woughton v Marsh Gibbon,Stewkley Reserves v Charlton, Southcott RA Res v Bletchley Bridge, Syresham Reserves v Bow Brickhill Reserves, Grendon Rangers Reserves v Twyford United, Potterspury Reserves v Stoke Hammond Wanderers Reserves.

Division Two: Wing Village v Real Padbury, Great Horwood Reserves v Silverstone Reserves, Marsh Gibbon Reserves v Yardley Gobion Reserves, City Colts Reserves v Wicken Sports Reserves, MK Wanderers A v Steeple Claydon Reserves, Great Linford Reserves v Wolverton Town Reserves.

Interdivisional Trophy second round, 1.30pm: Loughton Manor v MK Churches. Intermediate Division Trophy first round, 1.30pm: Steeple Claydon v Brackley Sports Reserves.