March 14 2014 Latest news:
It was a long old slog but it was worth it. St Neots Town are up to 15th in the Southern League Premier Division after beating Truro City 3-2 in Cornwall on Saturday. Not that joint manager Gary King was there to enjoy the occasion.
After nudging up to 40 points last night with a goalless draw against promotion chasers Barton Rovers, Jez Hall and Warren Everdell are aiming for 60 points from a season at the start of which they were told they would struggle to pick up 30.
Huntingdon Town should have gone third in the Premier Division of the United Counties League on Saturday – but they had a worrying off-day and could only pick up one point from their 1-1 draw at home to Desborough Town.
It is a 660-mile round trip to Truro in Cornwall but if St Neots come back from the UK’s most southerly city with another three points on Saturday, it will all have been worth it.
St Ives Town almost pulled off the comeback of the season on Saturday when the 10-man team were 5-1 down against visitors Northwood with 11 minutes to go – only to end the game 5-4 and pushing hard for an equaliser.