Fyson’s Long Sutton derby defeat double

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LSHC Men 2

Spalding 1sts 4

In this first league derby match for many years, Sutton played some good passing hockey but lost influential defender Tom Baguley to injury in a blank first half.

Spalding then went 3-0 up. The hosts were galvanised and pulled a goal back through a Josh Fyson short corner.

The introduction of coach Gary Hales added impetus to the attack. The visitors then scored another short corner and the home team responded with a fine Fyson drag flick.

Man of the Match: veteran keeper Albert Slator.

Sutton must hope they turn chances into goals at Felixstowe next Saturday.

LSHC Men’s 3rd 0

St Neots 2nds 7

Against league leaders St Neots, Sutton fielded an extremely young side with Kieron Smith making his first appearance for the 3rds.

Sutton went into half-time 0-6 down and from a short corner Sullivan had a goal disqualified.

MoM: Kieron Smith.

LSHC Men’s 4th 3

Horncastle 2nds 10

Long Sutton’s development Fourths side introduced another 13-year-old to adult hockey in Josh Baker, against top of the table Horncastle.

Goals: White, and MoM Baker (2) including a reverse stick shot from the edge of the D. The difference between the two teams was Horncastle being very clinical in front of goal.