Football round-up: Rookie boss Lynch leads Swans to top six finish

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NEWPORT Pagnell Town’s season came to an end with a hard fought 1-1 draw away at Yaxley on Saturday – a result which extended their unbeaten run to 11.

After other sides play their final games, the Swans are likely to finish sixth in the UCL Premier Division, but would probably have finished fifth were in not for a Yaxley equaliser three minutes from time, after Scott Mulkern had fired the visitors into a first half lead.

It has been an excellent season for the club under the guidance of boss Darren Lynch in his first season of management.

In fact the Swans have finished so well that he was recently named the Premier Division Manager of the Month award for March.

Olney Town are likely to finish their UCL Division One season in sixth place after their 3-1 defeat to Wellingborough Whitworth, while Stony Stratford Town have finished second bottom of the SML Division One after a 4-0 final day loss to London Colney. Cranfield United finish in eighth place after losing 3-1 to St Albans and New Bradwell St Peter end 15th.

There are some outstanding games to be played in Division Two, but basement boys MK Wanderers are unlikely to climb off the foot of the table after losing 4-2 at Totternhoe.

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Stony Stratford Town have clinched the Premier League title after their emphatic 11-0 victory against Open University. And the Division One title will be decided on Sunday with current leaders Olney Town needing to beat Stoke Hammond to make sure.

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MK Wanderers need four points from their final three Premier Division matches to seal the title, while Loughton Manor’s season has already come to an end with a strong third place finish after their 4-0 win over MK Titans.

Potterspury should finish in fourth, but lost their final game 3-2 to Stewkley, while Intermediate Division champions Great Horwood beat Celtic MK 4-1 in their penultimate game of the season.

City Colts could yet finish as high as second following their incredible 6-4 win over Hanslope – that after their 1-1 draw with Stoke Hammond two days previous, and 2-0 victory at Olney Town another 48 hours earlier in an extremely tough week.

Potterspury Reserves pipped Stoke Hammond Reserves to the Division One title after the teams drew 2-2 and Stoke followed that up with a 5-1 win against Grendon Rangers.

City Colts Reserves have won Division Two, while Wolverton Town Reserves won the Trophy by beating Wing Village 4-2.

>> Well done to the girls of Woburn Lionesses U13s (pictured) who have been crowned Bucks Girls League champions this season, which has prompted the Deep Blue Fish and Chip restaurant in Woburn Sands to renew their sponsorship.