New boy does well for Oakham, old boys do well for Netherton

Action from Oakham's 5-0 win at Langtoft. Photo: David Lowndes.

Action from Oakham's 5-0 win at Langtoft. Photo: David Lowndes.

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Oakham United are back on top of the Peterborough Premier Division following a 5-0 win at Langtoft United on Saturday (January 10).

Newboy Lewis Leckie, a Yaxley resident, scored four of Oakham’s goals. They needed a three-goal margin of victory to return to the top as previous leaders Coates Athletic were without a fixture.

Netherton United are moving menacingly towards the top two as they saw off lowly Crowland 4-1. The city side are rightly proud of their youth policy, but old-timers, and manager and assistant manager, Jon Harrison (2) and Ronnie Fortune were among their scorers this weekend. Fortune scored with a rocket shot from 45 yards.

Fourth-placed Stilton gained quick revenge for their PFA Senior Cuo drubbing at ICA Sports (January 3) by inflicting a first defeat on recently-appointed ICA manager Hamish Curtis. Karl Gibbs and James Nespoli scored the Stilton goals in a 2-0 win.

Jack Bloodworth, Corey Kingston, Matthew Oliver and Adam Richardson scored the goals as Peterborough Sports Reserves beat Sawtry 4-1 and Ashleiugh Baldwin’s second-half strike earned Thorney a 1-1 home draw with Holbeach United Reserves.

Riverside were well beaten at Pinchbeck and Deeping Rangers Reserves fought out a goalless draw with Uppingham Town at Outgang Road.

Moulton Harrox moved into the semi-finals of the Lincs Junior Cup with a 3-1 win after extra time at RM Imp. Billy King, MacAuley Grimwood saw Harrox through.

AFC Stanground booked a PFA Senior Cup quarter-final tie at holders ICA Sports with a 1-0 win over fellow Division One side Ryhall United. Nicky Mason scored the only goal.

Results


Premier Division

Crowland 1 (Simkus), Netherton United 4 (Harrison 2, Fortune, Randall).

Deeping Rangers Reserves 0, Uppingham Town 0.

Langtoft United 0, Oakham United 5 (Leckie 4, McCann).

Peterborough Sports Reserves 4 (Bloodworth, Kingston, Richardson, Oliver), Sawtry 1.

Pinchbeck United 4 (Gosling, Maltby, McKue, Price), Riverside 0.

Stilton 2 (Gibbs, Nespoli), ICA Sports 0.

Thorney 1 (A Baldwin), Holbeach United Res 1.

PFA Senior Cup

AFC Sranground 1 (Mason), Ryhall United 0.

Lincs Junior Cup

RM Imp 1, Moulton Harrox 3 (King, Grimwood, og)

Updated quarter-final draw.