Rovers regret result

United Counties League Division One Eynesbury Rovers 2 Higham Town 3 ROVERS put in a disappointing performance to lose 3-2 at home to Higham Town. Higham, exacting revenge for their defeat at the hands of Eynesbury earlier in the season, opened the sc

United Counties League

Division One Eynesbury Rovers 2 Higham Town 3

ROVERS put in a disappointing performance to lose 3-2 at home to Higham Town.

Higham, exacting revenge for their defeat at the hands of Eynesbury earlier in the season, opened the scoring in the 18th minute.


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Higham held their advantage until 15 minutes into the second half when Eynesbury's Carl Albone levelled the score off a pass from Craig Smith.

Higham restored their lead with 15 minutes to play before finding the net again 10 minutes later.

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'Bury managed to pull one back through Peter Collins - his 21st goal of the season - off a Mark Scotcher cross but Higham held on to take the points.

Manager Dean Shipp, who stood in for injured keeper Ben Houseago, said of his team's performance: "We underperformed all afternoon and can't take much from the game.

"We should have made ground on the teams above us but we once more lost points against a bottom-of-the-table team.

"On a positive note, though, we're in the fray at the top-end, which is where we'd hoped to be at this stage in the season."

Huntingdon Town 1 Whitworths 0

AN improving Huntingdon side thwarted Whitworths' title bid by subjecting them to a 1-0 defeat at Jubilee Park.

Hot-shot Paul Bass put the home side ahead after 36 minutes with what proved to be the only goal of the game, Carl Foreman setting it up.

Huntingdon played a controlled game thereafter, limiting Whitworth's chances to protect their lead.

Huntingdon continue their bid for a mid-table finish with promise whilst Whitworths look set to move only downwards after their sixth game without a win.

Huntingdon manager Mick Hunt said of the performance: "We played a tight game that didn't allow room for Whitworth to play the stylish football we know they can. Our youthfulness and endeavour payed dividends and we are pleased with the win.

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