North Bucks League: Title fights going down to the wire

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Loughton Manor kept their faint hopes of winning the Premier Division alive with a 3-2 win at Brackley Sports on Saturday.

The victory put Loughton top of the table, but only on goal difference from Great Horwood who still have two games in hand.

Potterspury, who won 5-1 at Silverstone last Thursday, are also still in with a shout, as are City Colts courtesy of having several games in hand.

Also in the top flight, MK Titans were held to a 1-1 draw by Southcott Village, while in the Interdivisional Trophy second round, Great Linford edged past Woburn Sands 3-2 and there were quarter final victories for Potterspury and City Colts against Silverstone and Stewkley respectively.

Denbigh Hall Sports and AFC Santander played out a seven-goal thriller when they met in the Intermediate Division, with Denbigh coming out on top. But with several games in hand, it’s Santander who look set to end the season highest in the table.

And another high scoring game saw Bow Brickhill beat City Colts Res 5-2 to keep their faint title hopes alive, while Wolverton Town Res lost 3-0 to Grendon Rangers Res and Hanslope lost 4-2 to Brackley Sports Res.

Bow Brickhill Res will have to wait to be crowned winners of Division One after a shock 6-1 defeat to Marsh Gibbon.

Elsewhere Olney lost 3-2 to the University of Buckingham and Stoke Hammond enjoyed a 3-1 win over Padbury Village.

Scot and Comet MK are still battling it out for the Division Two title after both sides won again on Saturday.

Scot beat Great Horwood Res 4-1 and Comet, who look best placed to finish top due to their games in hand, saw off St George’s by the same score. But Scot and Comet meet next Tuesday in a match that will go a long way to deciding it.

Stantonbury Social Elite remain on course for a third place finish this season after a 4-3 win over Marsh Gibbon Res.