Upwell inflict record loss
Cambs League NMC 3B
Upwell 7 Lakenheath 1
Upwell reacted perfectly to their setback last week by inflicting Lakenheath’s heaviest-ever defeat.
In the eighth minute Josh Pearce flicked on a corner at the near post.
After the half-hour mark, Upwell scored a flurry of goals, with two excellent goals from Scott Beetlestone as well as an assist for Jack Watson to score from close range.
Within five minutes of the restart Pearce and Watson netted. Lakenheath scored a consolation before Mario Santos completed the scoring.
Upwell manager, Karl Schultz said: “The performance, particularly in the first half, was excellent! I rotated the team in the second half to take into account a few players who are missing next week and that was one of the main reasons for our slightly disjointed second half performance.”
Wicken 2 Upwell Res 5
Upwell Reserves avenged their cup defeat. Aaron Marshall (2), Curtis Oldroyd (2) and Ryan Rout-Lester scored.
Lakenheath Casuals Res 5 Benwick Athletic Res 3
Benwick didn’t wake up until they were 5-0 down.
Jake Moore scored his first goal in four years, followed by a Damon Shailes shot which went in off the crossbar. James Osbourne scored a third.
Manea Res 2 Marchester Utd 3
Joe Bothamley netted inside the first minute and Marchester were on the front foot for most of the first half but they did allow Manea to equalise.
Lewis Greening helped himself to a second half brace to secure the points.
Marchester manager Brian Symonds feels the team looks more settled and is optimistic they will have a good first season.
NWN Division 3
Upwell A ran out 4-1 winners against a resilient Hungate Rovers.
The visitors took the lead within the first 20 seconds before Jake Gent levelled the match.
Gent, Ash Bunting and Tom Brazil ensured the A team remained unbeaten.