PREVIEW: Deeping already have high standards to maintain

Deeping Rangers have already set themselves high standards for the rest of the season.

Friday, 11th August 2017, 1:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:52 am
Action from Peterborough Northern Star (stripes) v Deeping in the FA Cup. Photo: Chantelle McDonald. @cmcdphotos.

The United Counties Premier Division title fancies beat a highly-rated Wisbech Town side 2-0 in their opening League fixture on Tuesday (August 8). It was an outstanding all-round performance from a team keen to improve on last season’s second-placed finish and a big step-up from a 3-2 win at Peterborough Northern Star in the extra preliminary round of the FA Cup.

“We’ve set ourselves a very high standard now,” Goode enthused. “We were outstanding all over the pitch.”

Deeping now hit the road to take on Wellingborough Whitworth, who beat Star 5-0 on Tuesday, tomorrow (August 12) and then Yaxley next Tuesday (August 15).

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Yaxley are also expected to be among the title contenders. They travel to Leicester Nirvana tomorrow when Star travel to Harborough.


Saturday, August 12


Premier Division: Desborough Town v Wisbech Town, Harborough Town v Peterborough Northern Star, Holbeach United v Northampton ON Chenecks, Leicester Nirvana v Yaxley, Wellingborough Whitworth v Deeping Rangers.

Division One: Blackstones v Rushden and Higham United, Pinchbeck United v Lutterworth Town, Potton United v Bourne Town.


Division One: March Town United v Leiston Res, Wisbech St Mary v AFC Sudbury Res.