North Bucks League round-up: Colts miss their chance in Junior Cup weekend

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WITH Great Horwood having the weekend off from North Bucks & District League action, City Colts missed their chance to go top of the Premier Division table when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Thornborough.

The draw means Colts have 13 points from their first six games of the season, but Great Horwood remain top of the pile with a 100 per cent record from five matches.

Potterspury’s strong start continued with a 3-1 victory over Stewkley, while Great Linford were held 1-1 at Southcott Village, MK Titans beat Yardley Gobion 4-3 and Loughton Manor drew 1-1 with Brackley Sports.

In the Intermediate Division, Woburn Sands Wanderers recorded their fourth win in six games by beating Potterspury Res 4-1 to go third, while Wicken Sports were 6-2 winners at Brackley Sports Res.

Bow Brickhill Res maintained their 100 per cent start in Division One, staying top of the table with a 6-0 thrashing of Stewkley Res. It’s now seven wins in a row for Brickhill.

The Berks & Bucks Junior Cup first round brought plenty of goals, with Intermediate Division leaders Bow Brickhill maintaining their fantastic form with a 5-1 drubbing of Grendon Rangers Res.

AFC Santander saw off Bedgrove United 3-0, City Colts Res went down 3-1 to Stony Stratford Town Res and St. George’s edged past Cage Athletic by the odd goal in nine.

Comet MK have made a 100 per cent start to the Division Two season, but they went out of the cup with a 4-3 defeat at Clean Slate, while Olney were 4-3 winners over FC Manderville after extra time.

Great Linford Res lost 6-0 to Bierton Wanderers, Denbigh Hall Sports went down 2-1 at Haddenham United, Hanslope lost 4-2 to New Bradwell St Peter Res, Stantonbury Social Elite beat MDM United 5-1 and MK Wanderers ‘A’ were 4-3 extra time winners against Bletchley Bridge.

Stoke Hammond beat Quainton 6-0, Wolverton Town Res saw off Haydon United 2-0, Woughton lost 2-1 to Buckingham Athletic Res and Scot secured a 5-3 extra time win over Steeple Claydon.