Boss believes title race is far from over despite being on the Marc in top-of-the-table showdown

Action from Houghton & Wyton's important win at Fenstanton. Picture: HELEN DRAKE

Action from Houghton & Wyton's important win at Fenstanton. Picture: HELEN DRAKE - Credit: Archant

Double-chasing Houghton & Wyton manager Steve Jeffs insists the Cambs League Division 2B title race is far from over.

Jeffs’ men, chasing a third successive championship crown and a fourth successive promotion, jumped to the summit courtesy of a top-of-the-table triumph against Fenstanton last Saturday.

Marc Puckering headed the only goal with 10 minutes to go as Hunts Junior Cup finalists H & W leapfrogged their title rivals. They’re a point clear with a game in hand.

But Jeffs stressed: “The game against Fenstanton wasn’t a title decider, but it was a great result for us.

“It’s certainly a big step in the right direction in terms of the title, but we still have some important matches ahead.”


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Salv Merola and Adam Berrill couldn’t take Fenstanton’s best chances as they lost top spot.

Player-boss Adam Buckingham admitted: “The title is now looking unlikely. We are now relying other teams nicking points off Houghton & Wyton which is going to be a tough ask.”

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