Northants Sunday Combination round-up: Standens Barn win titanic clash as they return to the summit

AFC Dee take on Fotogold at Abington Park last weekend (pictures: Dave Ikin)
AFC Dee take on Fotogold at Abington Park last weekend (pictures: Dave Ikin)

Standens Barn are back on top of the premier division table after a 2-1 success at title rivals Dynamo.

Charlie Wixon’s strike and an own goal were enough to settle a titanic clash at Abington Park.

Dean Lukeman replied for Dynamo, who drop back to second place.

St Margaret’s played out an entertaining seven-goal contest at Royals, with Maggies coming out on top 4-3.

James Church hit a hat-trick for the Posties but it all proved in vain as efforts from Perry Wells, Gaston Guel (2) and Courtney Herbert settled it.

The other top-flight game saw Midshire Electrical and Windmill Warriors share the points in a 2-2 draw.

Matt Fowkes and Ross Skidmore netted for Midshire while Andy Seaton and Chris Healey did likewise for Warriors, who remain in third.

In division one, AFC Dee remain two points leaders Spartak after a 3-1 win over FC Fotogold.

Adam Russell (2) and Dthaniel Weston scored for Dee, who still have four games in hand on the division’s top dogs.

Will Briscoe scored twice for Spartak in their 4-2 home win over Fox & Hounds. 
Sam Leighton and James Moore also netted. Fox’s goals came via a Reece Gartland brace.

The points were shared in the game between MDS Rangers and FC Victoria. Charlie Graham scored Rangers’ goal in a 1-1 draw.

Wootton Fields Wanderers moved up to third after a 2-1 win at Kingsthorpe Wanderers. Elliott Herbert and Pierre Coleman got the goals.

In division two, Roade moved up to third thanks to a thumping 6-0 win at Billing United.

Denham Salmon (2), Ashley Gardner (2), Ben Carter and Calum Wickens were all on target.

It was much closer in the game between Manfield Rangers and FC Jeckyll.

Rangers took all three points though in a 1-0 win thanks to Zac Adams’ winner.

Deers Leap’s game against Thorplands Club 81 was postponed.

Hartwell Forest are the new leaders of division three following a 2-1 home victory over Brafield United. Mark Thorpe and Michael Winch were the men on target for Forest.

Thorplands Club 81 Reserves hammered Royals Reserves 7-0 with goals from Liam Baptiste (2), Nathan Garofalo (2), Delroy Kilborn, Luke Kentish and Robert Kentish.

Butcher Loco and Northampton Hotspur took a point apiece after a 3-3 draw.

In division four, Abington Stanley piled on misery for bottom club Vesta, easing to an 8-1 win.

Russell Petts helped himself to four goals along with others from Tomasz Swiergul, John Townsley, Tristan Heard and an own goal.

The other big win saw Spartak see off Hartwell Forest Reserves 4-0 with strikes from James Nolan, Bradley Mosedale, Harry Mundy and Toby Brand.

Jasmia Decibasic and Lukas Sidlovsky both claimed a brace in Yusen Logistics’ 4-2 success at Welland Valley.

Matty Fox and Scott Hall struck back for Welland.

The other division four game saw Lee Coles’ goal secure Thorplands Club 81 A a 1-1 draw at home to Billing United Reserves.

Lee Felgate netted in response for Billing, who remain top.

In the Ken Parker League Cup third round, James Fitzgerald scored the only 
goal of the game as Blakesley edged out Devonshire Club 1-0.

Zedi United eased their way into the semi-finals of the Captains Cup thanks to a 3-0 win at AFC Thorpe.

Don Harris netted twice in the victory, with the other strike coming via an own goal.