SUNDAY COMBINATION: Hogben and Whiting the Golden boys for Horse

NO NONSENSE - action from the clash between Fox & Hounds and Wootton (Pictures: Dave Ikin)
NO NONSENSE - action from the clash between Fox & Hounds and Wootton (Pictures: Dave Ikin)

Golden Horse eased their way into the semi-finals of the NTFA Chronicle & Echo Cup with victory over Deers Leap.

Luke Hogben and Charlie Whiting both scored twice in a 4-1 win, sealing Horse’s place in the last four. Joe Dewar got one back for Deers Leap.

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The second round games in the Ken Parker League Cup saw big wins for the likes of Billing United, Standens Barn and FC Gallery.

Billing battered Monks Park WMC 6-0 thanks to goals from Karl Hoffbaeur (4), Steve Warner and Nathan Louden.

Danny Harmon bagged four in Standens Barn’s 7-1 win over Woodford. Shane Lyons, Ben Foster and Will Robins all chipped in with singles.

FC Gallery dished out a 7-0 tonking at MDS Rangers Reserves.

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The game between Hartwell Forest and FC Fotogold was a much closer affair, with the latter coming out on top 4-3.

Dominick Niewiarowski (2), Domain Czyiewski (2) got the crucial goals, cancelling out Hartwell strikes from Tom Gibbs (2) and Michael Winch.

AFC Dee were indebted to Ian Giles’ brace as they edged out AFC Pioneers 2-1 at home.

Kingsthorpe Wanderers and Zedi United are also through to round three.

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Fox and Hounds v Wooton NNL-141214-175327009

Wanderers saw off Manfield Rangers 4-1 with goals from Ashley Clamp (2), Courtney Brown and Jimmy May, while Zedi beat FC Locomotiv Moulton 3-0 thanks to efforts from Frankie Belfon, Jacob Garland and Don Harris.

Only one game went ahead in the Parker League Cup last weekend, with Roade recording a 1-0 success at Devonshire Club. George Wingrove netted the winner.

Butcher Loco strolled into the next round of the Captains League Cup after they swept aside Brafield United, winning 5-2.

Chris Moore bagged a brace, while there were singles from Craig Fowkes, Ben Spick and Chris Agnew.

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Rocco Graziano and Jake Mayhew replied for Brafield.

In the premier division, Dynamo suffered their first league defeat of the season as they went down 3-1 at St Margaret’s.

Ben Boateng scored for Dynamo but Margaret’s took all three points with goals from Perry Wells, Fazel Koriya (pen) and Joe Evans.

Blakesley won 4-1 at Royals in the other top flight game, strikes coming from George Bonifas, Dan Frayne, Sam Reeve and an own goal.

In division one, Scott Cross scored five times to lead FC Victoria to a thumping 13-1 win over The District.

Jordan Casey and Thomas Murfitt helped themselves to hat-tricks, while Edward Symmons added the other two.

Fox & Hounds moved level on points with Wootton Fields Wanderers with a 3-2 win over their rivals.

Dale Whitlock and Chris Morley netted for Wootton, but Fox took all three points with strikes from Reece Gartland, Edward Uka and Sean Loughran.

The only game in division three saw Thorplands Club 81 Reserves edge out Northampton Hotspur by the odd goal in five. Nathan Garofalo, Luke Kentish and Aaron Childs were on target for Thorplands, who move up to fourth.

Vesta slumped to their seventh-straight league defeat as they were hammered 13-1 by Abington Stanley.

Goals came from Ben Brakes (3), Russell Pecks (3), Tomasz Swiergul (3), Jamie Johnson, Ben Hawkins, David Moss and Gavin Saunders.

Byron O’Regan hit a hat-trick and Ryan Thomas two as AFC Thorpe won 5-1 at Welland Valley, while Billing United triumphed 5-0 at Northampton Hotspur Reserves.

Luke Anderson (3) and James Bell (2) struck for Billing, who remain four points clear at the top.