Local football: Stony hit for six by table toppers

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STONY Stratford Town may have enjoyed a good first couple of months this season, but they were brought back down to earth with a bump on Saturday when they crashed 6-0 to South Midlands League Division One leaders Cockfosters.

Looking good in mid-table, the Ostlers Lane outfit always faced a difficult test away to a Cockfosters side with only one defeat to their name this term – and so it proved as the north London side scored four second half goals to stretch their unbeaten home record to 15 games.

Meanwhile New Bradwell St Peter slumped to an unlucky 13th defeat in 14 games and stay rooted to the foot of the table after going down 3-2 at Chesham United Reserves. Their search for a first win continues on Tuesday night when second in the table Harpenden Town visit.

Cranfield United earned a 3-3 draw at Kings Langley, while in Division Two Old Bradwell crashed 4-1 at home to The 61 FC (Luton) and Wolverton Town lost 1-0 to Kent Athletic.

An injury hit Newport Pagnell Town picked up a 1-1 draw at Boston Town in the United Counties Premier Division, while Olney Town fell 2-0 at home to Rothwell Corinthians. The Nurserymen return to action on Tuesday night when they entertain Buckingham Town.