RANGERS: Moreman treble as Deeping romp to best win

On the move? Mark Jones could play at a higher level, according to Tuncay Korkmaz.
On the move? Mark Jones could play at a higher level, according to Tuncay Korkmaz.
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IRCHESTER UNITED 1 (Rogers 14) DEEPING RANGERS 7 (Evans 1, Burton-Jones 3, Moreman 33, 39 & 87, Weston pen 60, Jones 81): SEVEN-UP Rangers cruised to their biggest UCL Premier Division win of the season on Saturday as Josh Moreman helped himself to a hat-trick.

Skipper Adam Weston also notched his first goal of the campaign, while Matty Evans and Dave Burton-Jones found the net inside the first three minutes.

Leading scorer Mark Jones got in on the act too – but Deeping player/boss Tuncay Korkmaz admitted it may be one of his last goals for the Outgang Road club.

A number of higher-graded teams are vying for the the hitman’s signature, with the Turkish tactician adamant that Rangers won’t stand in his way of a dream move.

Korkmaz said: “Everyone at the club wants to see Mark progress and we want him to pick the right team.

“He’s a great lad and has the ability to play much higher.

“Saturday’s win was important, it’s good to get some points on the board.

“Overall I felt we were good value for 7-1, although the scoreline isn’t important.

“Result-wise it’s one of our best of the season and it was nice to see Evans, Weston and Burton-Jones get a goal. Josh and Mark were superb too.”

Although Deeping were 4-1 up at the break, their cause was aided by a second-half red card for Irchester’s Ryan Neville.

It’s their sixth win in eight games in all competitions and moves them into the top ten of the standings – with at least one game in hand on five of the teams above them.

Rangers: Doughty, Evans, Jackson, Logan (Gilbert), Julian, Weston, Brader, Burton-Jones (Cox), Jones, Heron, Moreman.

Sat: Long Buckby v Deeping (UCL League Cup, 3pm); Dec 26 – Blackstones v Deeping; Dec 30 – Deeping v St Ives.