FOOTBALL: Weather the only winner as Deeping draw a blank

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COGENHOE UNITED 0 DEEPING RANGERS 0: Prolific Deeping failed to score for the first time this season in the UCL Premier Division as third-placed Cogenhoe held them to a goalless draw.

Potentially one of the games of the season so far, heavy rain and gusty wind put paid to it as a spectacle before a ball was kicked.

Rangers’ second draw of the season sees them fall a point behind new leaders Spalding United, having played two games more than the Tulips.

Tuncay Korkmaz’s side had the wind at their backs in the first period and created a couple of decent chances.

Alex Beck worked home keeper Matt Finlay with an early drive, as did Josh Moreman from a 30-yard free kick.

Also denied by the home keeper was Mitch Griffiths and Scott Ginty, while skipper Dave Burton-Jones headed wide from a corner.

It was backs to the wall for the visitors in the second period, however.

Talented striker Tom Liversedge rattled the post for the high-flying Cooks with a piledriver from fully 30 yards, as they shot on sight’

Both sides did have chances to pinch the points, but a draw was a fair result on a day that just wasn’t conducive for decent football.

Deeping are back in action tonight when they make the tricky trip to resurgent Wisbech Town (7.45pm).

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Deeping: Doughty, Flack, Parker, Tinkler, Burton-Jones, Holt (Odain 68), Griffiths, Ginty (Oliver 75), Beck, Heron, Moreman. Not used: Bogusz, Stone.