Round-up: Swans back to winning ways

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GOALS from Richard Armstrong and Daren Dykes helped Newport Pagnell Town back to winning ways when they left Cogenhoe Utd with a 2-1 success on Saturday.

With games in hand on almost all of the six sides currently above them in the UCL Premier Division, the Swans host Peterborough Northern Star this Saturday with a top four place still the target.

Mid-table looks like the best Olney Town could manage this season after they were held to a 1-1 draw by lowly Buckingham Town.

They sit exactly halfway up the UCL Division One standings ahead of their trip to Harrowby Utd.

Stony Stratford Town drew 2-2 at home to Welwyn Garden City in SML Division One on Saturday, while New Bradwell St Peter picked up just their third point of the season in a 1-1 home draw against Chesham Utd Reserves, and in Division Two, Wolverton Town had a 2-2 draw at Kent Athletic

This weekend’s fixtures see Stony entertain Kentish Town, Peters travel to Hoddesdon Town, Wolves welcome Broxbourne Borough and Old Bradwell Utd go to Kent Athletic.

NORTH BUCKS LEAGUE

There was nothing to separate the Premier Division’s top two sides when Loughton Manor left Potterspury with a 2-2 draw.

The point apiece keeps Potterspury two points ahead at the summit, with a game in hand, while Great Horwood took their chance to close the gap on the top two with a 4-1 victory against MK Titans and Great Linford were 3-2 winners over Grendon Rangers.

Woburn Sands Wanderers remain four points clear in the Intermediate Division after their 6-3 victory over bottom side Wolverton Town Res.

In the Intermediate Division Trophy there was an 11-goal thriller between City Colts Res and Bow Brickhill, with Colts coming out on top 6-5. And AFC Santander edged past Wicken Sports 2-1 in their second round tie.

In a first round clash, Denbigh Hall Sports & Social saw off Hanslope 3-1.

In Division One, Olney picked up a 5-2 win against Woughton and Stoke Hammond beat Cage Athletic by the same score.

Comet MK failed to win for the first time in Division Two this season when they were held 1-1 by MK Wanderers A, but they still cut the deficit to table toppers Great Horwood Res to three points after they suffered a 5-1 defeat to St George’s. Comet also have five games in hand.

Elsewhere Stantonbury Social Elite had a 1-0 win over Yardley Gobion Res.

MK SUNDAY LEAGUE

Premier Division leaders Willen had a break from league action when they thrashed lowly Padbury 12-1 to reach the third round of the Knock Out Cup.

Other second round ties saw a 3-2 win for Olney Town over Coachmakers Arms and 5-0 success for Wolvy Town against Stanton Manor.

The Bill Johnson Supplementary Cup first round brought a 4-0 win for Inter Faith over Stacey Bushes, while Swanfica went down 2-1 to Southcott Village.

The only league fixture played on Sunday came in Division One as New City Saints beat FC MMIX 5-1.