Scott W reporting (Twitter: @ScottMHC14)
Hello & welcome to another round-up of the action that took place in the Bostik League Division North here on my blog, this time featuring a midweek fixture list on Monday 11th & Tuesday 12th September. How did your team do on Matchday 6? Following the Bostik North round-up, we’ll have a listing of the Bostik Division South results in midweek.
Monday 11th September
Aveley 0 – 2 Tilbury
Venue: Parkside | Attendance: 254
Tilbury prevailed at Parkside with a goal in each half securing the win. Tony Martin put the Dockers ahead on the quarter-hour. With eight minutes remaining, Adam Vyse pounced to secured Tilbury’s third win of the league campaign. Aveley have won one in four home league matches thus far, losing the other three.
Haringey Borough 2 – 0 Romford
Venue: Coles Park | Attendance: 161
A late brace from Anthony McDonald sealed the points at Coles Park. McDonald struck with six minutes left to give Borough the lead, before the forward pounced in the 90th-minute to seal Haringey’s 5th league win in six matches, remaining unbeaten. This was Romford’s fourth league defeat of the new season.
Tuesday 12th September
AFC Sudbury 3 – 0 Brentwood Town
Venue: Wardale Williams Stadium | Attendance: 143
Sudbury secured the points with all the goals coming in the second-half at the Wardale Williams Stadium. Jake Turner put the hosts ahead with 22 minutes remaining. Substitute Mekhi McKenzie doubled the advantage four minutes later before hot-shot Adam Mills made it three a minute from time. Sudbury recorded their first league win of the season here whilst this was Town’s fourth league defeat thus far.
Bowers & Pitsea 1 – 0 Grays Athletic
Venue: Len Salmon Stadium | Attendance: 121
Bowers edged this encounter at the Len Salmon. A solitary goal from Tony Stokes on 20 minutes was enough to give Bowers their third league success of the season. In contrast, this was Grays’ 4th loss in five league matches.
Canvey Island P – P Heybridge Swifts
Venue: Park Lane
This match was postponed due to floodlight failure. It has re-arranged (at time of writing) to take place on Tuesday 24th October.
Cheshunt 0 – 4 Potters Bar Town
Venue: Theobalds Lane | Attendance: 161
Potters Bar continued their fine league form by overwhelming Cheshunt in the second-half of this one at Theobalds Lane. Sean Grace put the Scholars ahead on 61 minutes, before Michael Murray extended the lead five minutes later. Billy Lobjoit made it three on 71 minutes before George Nicholas’ 90th minute goal sealed Potters Bar’s fourth win of the league season and into the top six. Cheshunt fourth loss in the league sees them in the bottom three.
Dereham Town 1 – 1 Witham Town
Venue: Aldiss Park | Attendance: 129
Witham came from behind to grab a point at Aldiss Park. Daniel Beaumont put the Magpies ahead a minute before half-time. Though with eight minutes remaining, substitute Ryan Imbert struck to level things up. Dereham have only lost one of their six league matches thus far, whilst this was Witham’s first stalemate of the new season.
Hertford Town 0 – 4 Waltham Abbey
Venue: Hertingfordbury Park | Attendance: 130
Abbey recorded an impressive win at Hertingfordbury Park. Shad Ngandu put the visitors ahead on the half-hour before Sam Robbins made it two seven minutes afterward. After the break, Abbey sealed the points through goals from Eli Benoit (66’) and substitute Petrit Elbi (90’) & in doing so, collected their third win of the league season.
Maldon & Tiptree 1 – 2 AFC Hornchurch
Venue: Park Drive | Attendance: 97
Hornchurch signalled their promotion intent with this good win at Park Drive. Leon McKenzie put the Urchins ahead on 12 minutes. Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe levelled for the Jammers on 29 minutes. Hot-shot Brad Warner got what ended up being the winner four minutes before the break. This was Maldon third loss of the league campaign, whist Hornchurch maintain their 100% record (6 out of 6) in the league.
Mildenhall Town 2 – 1 Soham Town Rangers
Venue: Recreation Way | Attendance: 228
Mildenhall struck late to win this one in front of a good crowd at Recreation Way. Gary Cohen gave Soham the lead a minute before the break. Joseph Asensi levelled for the Hall only a minute into the second half. The visitors were reduced to ten men as Lewis Endacott was dismissed with 14 minutes to play. Asensi made them pay with the winner, from the spot with ten minutes remaining. This was Mildenhall’s third win of the league season, whilst Soham have now lost three out of six matches.
Norwich Utd 1 – 2 Bury Town
Venue: Plantation Park | Attendance: 92
Bury Town fought off a second-half comeback from Utd to grab the win at Plantation Park. Darren Mills put Town ahead with six minutes played. Mills then struck a minute into the second half to get his second before Liam Jackson got one back for the Planters with 25 minutes left. The Blues held on though to record their third win of the season. Norwich Utd remain at the bottom after their sixth straight defeat.
Ware 0 – 1 Barking
Venue: Wodson Park Attendance: 58
Barking edged Ware at Wodson Park. Ex-Billericay player Kreshnic Krasniqi got the only goal with 21 minutes remaining to give Justin Gardner’s side their second win of the campaign.
Bostik League Division South
Tuesday 12th September
Ashford Utd 1 – 0 Ramsgate | Venue: Homelands | Att: 202
Faversham Town 1 – 0 Sittingbourne | Venue: Salters Lane | Att: 205
Horsham 1 – 2 Chipstead | Venue: Goring’s Mead | Att: 146
Molesey 1 – 2 Corinthian Casuals | Venue: Walton Road | Att: 71
Shoreham 2 – 2 Lewes | Venue: Middle Road | Att: 221
South Park 2 – 2 Phoenix Sports | Venue: Whitehall Lane | Att: 76
VCD Athletic 1 – 2 Hythe Town | Venue: Oakwood | Att: 64
Walton Casuals 3 – 0 East Grinstead Town
|Venue: Elmbridge Sports Hub | Att:126
Whyteleafe 2 – 0 Guernsey | Venue: Church Road | Att: 121
Wednesday 13th September
Cray Wanderers 1 – 1 Hastings Utd | Venue: Hayes Lane |Att: 162