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Long Sutton teams both enjoy home wins




With the first team not in action, it was time for Long Sutton Athletic's Reserves and A team to take centre stage in the Peterborough League cup competitions on Saturday afternoon.

In the Junior Cup, the Reserves recorded their first Group D victory to beat leaders Dreams 4-2, with Matthew Cawthorn, Jack Greenacre and Jack Semmence among the scorers.

On the other pitch, Long Sutton A stay top of Group A with four wins from four after beating bottom side Dreams Reserves 6-1, in a game which saw four different goalkeepers for the visitors.

Long Sutton Reserves v Dreams ..1st goal from the penalty spot. (46750875)
Long Sutton Reserves v Dreams ..1st goal from the penalty spot. (46750875)

The regular keeper was sent off midway through the first half for a foul which denied Kye Bunce a scoring opportunity, his replacement was then injured after fouling Glen Wells and conceding a penalty which was then saved by the third keeper, meaning the teams went in at half time goalless.

After the break Dreams took the lead, only for Sutton to equalise through a Will Kirkham penalty, after Bunce was again fouled. Davy Shepherd put the Magpies 2-1 up before the third keeper was then injured after a collision with Bunce.

By now, the visitors were tiring and Shepherd completed a hat-trick, with Bunce also netting twice.

The Dreams keeper was sent off for this challenge on Kye Bunce, who was through on goal.
The Dreams keeper was sent off for this challenge on Kye Bunce, who was through on goal.

Leverington Sports are fifth out of seven in Group D of the Senior Cup after a 4-1 home defeat to 100% leaders Uppingham Town, while Long Sutton Athletic first team's game at Kings Cliffe was postponed.

In the Junior Cup, Leverington Sports Reserves went down 8-0 at Farcet United in Group D, and bottom side Tydd Reserves lost 8-2 at home to Wittering Premiair A in Group B.

In the Cambridgeshire League, it's now four defeats out of four for Wisbech St Mary Reserves after a 4-0 defeat at Somersham Town in Group C.

In the Intermediate Cup, Benwick Athletic and Doddington United drew 2-2 in Group A, Jack Eldridge and Gary Smith netting for United. The game between March Academy and AFC Walpole was postponed.

On Wednesday evening, Guyhirn beat Doddington United 4-1, Jack Eldridge again netting for the visitors.

In Group B of the Junior Cup, Joshua Ingram scored the only goal as leaders AFC Christchurch Magpies beat Benwick Athletic Reserves 1-0, second placed Fen Tigers Engineers beat Doddington United Reserves 2-1, Ethan Kirby scoring for the visitors, and third placed Guyhirn Reserves beat March Academy Reserves 4-1.

In the North West Norfolk League George Graver Cup, Marshland Saints are joint top of Group A after beating Denver 3-0. Upwell Town beat KLSC Reserves 7-0.



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