NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Top scorer earns a top result for Godmanchester Rovers, slump continues for Huntingdon Town, abandonment for Eynesbury Rovers after opposing goalkeeper knocked out

Jack Chandler fired Godmanchester Rovers to a fine victory. Picture: J BIGGS PHOTOGRAPHY

Jack Chandler fired Godmanchester Rovers to a fine victory. Picture: J BIGGS PHOTOGRAPHY - Credit: Archant

Godmanchester Rovers moved into contention for a top-three finish in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division yesterday.

Ollie Drake’s men beat third-placed Stowmarket Town thanks to a solitary strike from leading scorer Jack Chandler at the David Wilson Homes Ground.

And while Rovers remain sixth in the standings themselves, they closed to within five points of them they defeated and also possess a game in hand.

Huntingdon Town slipped to a sixth defeat in seven United Counties League Division One games yesterday.

Jimmy Brattan’s side were beaten 2-1 by Burton Park Wanderers at Jubilee Park despite hitting the front through Connor Clarke midway through the opening half.

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Craig Hill spurned an excellent chance to haul them level late on.

Eynesbury Rovers’ trip to Leicester side St Andrews in the United Counties League Premier Division was abandoned.

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The match was halted after 71 minutes after the home goalkeeper was knocked unconscious in a challenge with Rovers striker Craig Smith – for which he was cautioned.

Rovers led 3-2 at the time thanks to goals from Danny Draper, Hayden Bream and Smith.

The match is now expected to be replayed later in the season.

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