Mursley notch first win of the season

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Mursley United chalked up their first league win of the season at the fifth time of asking when they came away from Wolverton Town with a 4-2 victory.

The visitors started the brighter of the two sides and went ahead after eight minutes when a cross from Adam Kissane drifted beyond Draper in the Wolverton goal and into the net.

Mursley continued at a good tempo and went further ahead just before the half-hour as a flowing move involving Kissane, Mitchell Young and Sam Folland left Ben Brill one-on-one with Draper and he made no mistake from 10 yards to put the away side 2-0 up at half-time.

Nine minutes into the second half, Young latched onto a James Wardell pass and fired home from the edge of the box, before Young then poked in Mursley’s fourth of the day.

The home side produced a late rally and goals from Baines and Stimpson briefly threatened a dramatic fight back, but United held on for all three points.

Meanwhile, a depleted Mursley Reserves squad hosted an unbeaten Buckingham Athletic side.

Having withstood some early Buckingham pressure, Mursley came close to going ahead through Tony Hill as he forced the goalkeeper into a good save, but it was Athletic who took a 2-0 lead into half-time through two quick goals.

Mursley got themselves back into the game through second half goals from Joel Oakley and Pittam, but Buckingham ran out 4-2 winners.