EVO STIK LEAGUE: Peterborough Sports and Spalding set up a tasty local derby, Stamford still on course for play-offs

Peterborough Sports set up a tasty derby in Division One South of the Evo Stik League by securing fine wins yesterday (April 14).

Sunday, 15th April 2018, 9:32 am
Updated Sunday, 15th April 2018, 10:01 am
Lewis Hilliard (blond) celebrates his goal for Peterborough Sports against Sheffield. Photo: James Richardson.

The teams clash at PSL tomorrow (April 16) and both will be confident. Spalding dented the promotion hopes of Bedworth United with a 3-2 away win yesterday, while Sports were beating Sheffield FC 3-1 at home to make it four wins in five unbeaten matches.

Ben Davison, Daniel Brooks (penalty) and Jonny Lockie scored for Spalding who were 1-0 down early on, but 3-1 up before their hosts slotted a last-minute penalty. The Tulips are now 12th, one place and one point ahead of Sports.

The city side beat Sheffield with goals from Josh Moreman, Mark Jones and Lewis Hilliard i front of a crowd of 162.

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Lewis Hilliard in action for Peterborough Sports against Sheffield. Photo: James Richardson.

Promotion-chasing Stamford AFC attracted 306 to the Zeeco Stadium and they maintained their play-off hopes despite dropping points in a 1-1 draw with Loughborough Dynamo. Brad Wells supplied the second-half equaliser.

The Daniels are fifth with a six-point buffer to those outside the play-off places with just three games to go.

RESULTS

Saturday, April 14

Lewis Hilliard in action for Peterborough Sports against Sheffield. Photo: James Richardson.

EVO-STIK LEAGUE

Division One South: Bedworth Utd 2, Spalding Utd 3 (Davison, Brooks, Lockie); Peterborough Sports 3 (Moreman, M. Jones, Hilliard), Sheffield FC 1; Stamford 1 (Wells), Loughborough Dynamo 1.