NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Eynesbury equal club record with ninth successive United Counties League Premier Division win as Huntingdon hop off the bottom

Tom Coles hit a late winner for Eynesbury Rovers.

Tom Coles hit a late winner for Eynesbury Rovers. - Credit: Archant

Eynesbury produced a second-half comeback to equal a club record that has stood for more than a quarter of a century.

Tom Coles hit a late winner as Rovers beat Sleaford Town 2-1 at Hall Road to register a ninth successive United Counties League victory today – a feat they last managed at Step 5 level in 1990/91.

They had to do it the hard way though, after falling behind midway through the first half when a George Asplin effort caught out goalkeeper Jamie Greygoose.

Rovers levelled in the 66th minute as leading scorer Craig Smith earned and converted a penalty to register his 15th goal of the season.

And the turnaround was completed with three minutes to go when Coles struck with three minutes to go.


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Huntingdon climbed off the bottom of the UCL Premier Division table today.

Town collected their first league success since the opening day of the season when seeing off Wellingborough by a solitary goal at Jubilee Park.

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It arrived three minutes before the hour courtesy of Jamie Waterworth.

They now sit second-bottom, a point clear of new basement boys Kirby Muxloe.

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