St Neots Town powered to their biggest-ever Southern League away success last night.
David Batch’s men blew away newly-promoted Bedworth United 6-0 in a Premier Division clash – and, for the second successive Tuesday, they encountered opponents reduced to nine men.
Ryan Hawkins earned and missed a penalty before Tom Meechan fired St Neots ahead midway through the first half.
Tom Ward doubled their advantage when heading in a Jack Wilkinson cross before Lee Clarke successfully converted a second penalty.
Debutant Isaac Galliford – one of two youngsters drafted in on loan from Luton Town – laid on a fourth goal for Connor Hall before the break with Bedworth already having seen Mark Albrighton dismissed for a stamp.
St Neots refused to take their feet off the gas with two further goals arriving in as many minutes early in the second half.
Substitute Guy Mailancol, a former Huntingdon player, announced his interval arrival from the bench with his first goal for St Neots before Meechan completed the six-goal haul with his sixth of the campaign. Hosts Bedworth collected a second red card when Nathan Haines received his marching orders with 20 minutes to go.
St Ives Town stretched their unbeaten start to the Southern League Division One (Central) season to four matches with a smooth away success last night.
Striker Danny Watson returned to haunt former club Leighton Town with two goals as the Saints triumphed 4-1.
The victory also featured another spectacular strike from Jack Higgs and a first for the club from Chae Simons.
St Neots Town Saints suffered a third successive United Counties League Division One defeat when going down 3-1 to Raunds. Sam Harty hit their goal and Dan Hobbs missed a penalty.