Sunday morning service for Saints after super Saturday success for St Neots Town

From the left Ryan Hawkins, Tom Meechan and Remy Gordon all found the net as St Neots Town beat Conc

From the left Ryan Hawkins, Tom Meechan and Remy Gordon all found the net as St Neots Town beat Concord Rangers 5-1. Picture: CLAIRE HOWES. - Credit: Archant

St Neots Town Saints go into United Counties League Division battle tomorrow morning (Sunday).

Lydia Bedford takes charge of the Under 21 side in a competitive match for the first time when they travel to Thrapston Town (10.45am).

The early start is down to the fact the match forms part of the Rutland Groundhop – a series of matches over three days laid on to tempt non-league football fans to that area.

St Neots Town completed their pre-season schedule with a high-scoring success at National League South side Concord Rangers today.

They will go into the new Southern League Premier Division campaign full of confidence after a fine 5-1 triumph.


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Ryan Hawkins converted an early penalty before Tom Meechan doubled their lead with an overhead kick.

Peter Clark laid on a third goal for Remy Gordon before the players reversed roles on a fourth goal after the hosts had hit a consolation. Gordon was then the provider as Meechan completed the scoring.

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St Ives Town drew 1-1 at Spalding United in their final pre-season fixture.

Danny Watson hit an equaliser on the stroke of half-time – his second goal in as many games – after Saints had fallen behind to an early penalty in Lincolnshire.

Watson also failed to take a couple of excellent chances early in the second half before Ben Seymour-Shove squandered another opportunity from close range.

Godmanchester Rovers claimed a higher-level scalp by beating Soham Town Rangers at Bearscroft Lane.

They survived a comeback from the visitors to prevail 3-2 after a Tom Spark strike, a James Hall header and a Tom Moran penalty had put them in command.

Eynesbury Rovers beat Ampthill Town 3-1 at Hall Road. Lee Bassett, Shane Fox and Matty Bannister hit their goals.

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