LOCAL FOOTBALL: Debutant Jordan Brockett hits late winner as Houghton & Wyton win derby opener

Houghton & Wyton goalscorer Jordan Brockett makes a challenge during their win against AFC Barley Mo

Houghton & Wyton goalscorer Jordan Brockett makes a challenge during their win against AFC Barley Mow. Picture: DUNCAN LAMONT - Credit: Archant

New signing Jordan Brockett hit a debut winner as Houghton & Wyton enjoyed derby success on the opening day of their season last Saturday.

Action from the Cambs League clash between AFC Barley Mow and Houghton & Wyton. Picture: DUNCAN LAMO

Action from the Cambs League clash between AFC Barley Mow and Houghton & Wyton. Picture: DUNCAN LAMONT - Credit: Archant

The former Godmanchester Rovers and Huntingdon Town forward’s late strike earned his side a 1-0 victory at newly-promoted AFC Barley Mow in a Division 1B clash of two of the most progressive sides in the area.

Houghton & Wyton reeled off four successive promotions before finishing fourth in their debut season at this level last term.

They have brought in joint player-boss Jon Brierley and a host of other new faces in a bid to challenge for another rise in class.

The Barley boys have bagged back-to-back title triumphs since moving into Saturday football and Sean Sweeney’s men were only a whisker away from snatching a point in their first Division 1B outing as Dean Legg saw a last-gasp header hit the post.

Action from the Cambs League clash between AFC Barley Mow and Houghton & Wyton. Picture: DUNCAN LAMO

Action from the Cambs League clash between AFC Barley Mow and Houghton & Wyton. Picture: DUNCAN LAMONT - Credit: Archant


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