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Spirited Moulton Harrox step up title bid with four-goal win at Peterborough Polonia




Moulton Harrox put their Lincolnshire FA Junior Cup behind them with a 4-1 win at Peterborough Polonia in the ChromaSport Peterborough & District Football League (PDFL) Premier Division.

Kev Nottingham's side bounced back from losing by the same scoreline at home to Lincoln Moorlands Railway with a victory that leaves Harrox just a point behind leaders Peterborough North End Sports.

Harrox are third, level on points with Stamford Lions but with an inferior goal difference having played the same number of games.

Moulton Harrox bounced back from their Lincs FA Junior Cup exit with a 4-1 win at Peterborough Polonia.Photo: SG010220-061TW.
Moulton Harrox bounced back from their Lincs FA Junior Cup exit with a 4-1 win at Peterborough Polonia.Photo: SG010220-061TW.

Long Sutton Athletic suffered a 4-0 loss against Leverington Sports at London Road, while Tydd were beaten 3-2 at Oakham United.

However, Holbeach United Reserves strolled to a 5-0 win at Ketton with goals from Will Barnes and a pair each for Tom Coote and Jordan Keeble.

Crowland Town still lead PDFL Division One after a 4-1 win at Oundle Town where Danny Woodston struck twice and Corban Oldham was also on target.

Danny Firth and Ethan Allen play for Crowland Town against Barnetby last November.Photo: SG-021119-129TW.
Danny Firth and Ethan Allen play for Crowland Town against Barnetby last November.Photo: SG-021119-129TW.

However, Spalding Town were beaten 1-0 by FC Peterborough at Knight Street, Pinchbeck, while Moulton Harrox Reserves lost 2-0 at home to Eye United.

In Division Two, there was big win for leaders Whaplode Drove-based NECI who trounced Rippingale & Folkingham 6-1 at Parsons Lane.

There was less joy for Crowland Town Reserves, beaten 2-0 by Thorpe Wood Rangers at Snowden Field.

Meanwhile, Long Sutton Athletic Reserves were on the wrong-end of a five-goal tussle at Warboys Town who took a third minute lead through Connor Gibbs.

Long Sutton Athletic were beaten 4-0 at home to Leverington Sports.Photo by Adam Fairbrother.
Long Sutton Athletic were beaten 4-0 at home to Leverington Sports.Photo by Adam Fairbrother.

Substitute Jake Thornton and Jamie Darlow were the other scorers as Warboys won 3-2.

Holbeach United Sports lead Division Three after beating Glinton & Northborough 4-1 at Pennyhill Road where James Clark scored a hat-trick, Josh Ling also getting on the scoresheet.

But Tydd Reserves were beaten 4-0 at home to fourth-placed Farcet United.

Holbeach United Reserves (in action at Stamford Lions) beat Ketton 5-0.Photo by Alan Walters.
Holbeach United Reserves (in action at Stamford Lions) beat Ketton 5-0.Photo by Alan Walters.

Two teams from the area were in Division Four action, with Holbeach Bank on the wrong end of a 6-0 scoreline at The Limetree.

Matters were much closer at Baston's Brudenell Playing Field where Thurlby Tigers lost 3-2 at home to Peterborough City.

It was a different story in Division Five A where Deeping United are top after a 3-1 win at Park Farm Pumas.

Deeping United top Division 5 A after a 3-1 win over Park Farm Pumas.Photo by Alan Walters.
Deeping United top Division 5 A after a 3-1 win over Park Farm Pumas.Photo by Alan Walters.

Carlos Barres put the Pumas ahead but Deeping came storming back with two goals from Ryan Ellwood and one from Nathan Smith.

Three points behind Deeping are Long Sutton Athletic A who clinched a 6-3 victory at home to Cambridge.

Finally, in Division Five B, leaders Rippingale & Folkingham Reserves ran out 5-0 winners over Hampton A with goals from Jonothan Overton, a double by Sam Cope, Tom Ward and Luke Pearson.


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