PREVIEW: Netherton chasing cup glory again

Erik Makate (red) scored for Netherton last weekend.
Erik Makate (red) scored for Netherton last weekend.
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Netherton United have been given a great chance to reach the Northants Junior Cup semi-finals.

The city side have been drawn away to lowly Northants Combination side Wollaston Victoria in the quarter-finals on January 6.

Netherton beat Wellingborough Whitworths Reserves 5-1 in the second round last Saturday with goals from Ondrea Odain (2), Erik Makate, Louis Hemming and Callum Madigan.

Netherton are back in knockout action tomorrow (December 2) when travelling to Warboys Town for a PFA Senior Cup tie.

The city side beat Warboys 10-1 in a Peterborough Premier Division fixture recently.

ICA Sports host Sawtry in an all Premier Division tie while Division One high fliers Peterborough Polonia will try and claim a big top-flight scalp when entertaining city rivals Peterborough Sports Reserves. Former ICA Sports and Langtoft United manager Leighton Atkins is the new boss of Sports following last weekend’s resignation of Chris Bartlett..

Bartlett stepped down because of increasing work commitments after less

Premier Division leaders Moulton Harrox are in Lincs Junior Cup action at home to Ruston Sports tomorrow.

Stamford Lions will move into third place in the Premier Division with a win at bottom club Langtoft United.


Saturday, December 2


Premier Division: AFC Stanground Sports v Whittlesey Athletic, Langtoft Utd v Stamford Lions, Sutton Bridge United v Leverington Sports, Thorney v Deeping Rangers Res.

PFA Senior Cup

Holbeach United Res v Ketton, ICA Sports v Sawtry, Peterborough Polonia v Peterborough Sports Res, Warboys Town v Netherton United.

Lincs Junior Cup

Moulton Harrox v Ruston Sports.