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Sure-shot Stefano Geraldes slots home a penalty for AFC Rangers.

Sure-shot Stefano Geraldes slots home a penalty for AFC Rangers. - Credit: Archant

Craig Taylor scored all four goals for newly promoted PSV as they ran out 4-3 winners in a deserved victory against Premier Division champions Nicholas Breakspear OB.

AFC Rangers ace marksman Stefano Geraldes gets among the action to score his second of four goals fo

AFC Rangers ace marksman Stefano Geraldes gets among the action to score his second of four goals for his side against Garston - Credit: Archant

Taylor scored a penalty and then from a cross before rounding off his hat-trick from 30 yards out before rounding the keeper to complete his tally, that is now 10 for the season.

Division One

Icarus were always in the game against Bull & Jacks, but conceded a goal early on, before equalising through Jon Pitman.

Jacks then scored later goals to win 3-1.

Their scorers were Daniel Marsh, Joe McCarthy and Dominic Miller. Robert Tucker was their star man.

Six Bells started slowly against Brookmans Park and before they knew it they were 2-0 down.

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Six Bells reduced the deficit when Jack Massey pulled one back.

Park increased their advantage early into the second half and looked the likely winners, but Bells upped their game and, when Luke Ossorio was upended in the box, up stepped Andy Hanak to make it 3-2.

Massey levelled the score directly from a corner before James Pegrum got the winner.

Tim Fretter in the Bells goal had to be at his best to keep Park out.

Park’s scorers were Callum Bayliss, Danny Clifton and Luke Watling.

Jacob Noonan hit four goals as Precision beat nine-man Vision Res 8-2. Nelson da Silva, Matt Day, Jack McNamara and Dean McQueen completed the scoring.

FC Potters Bar lost their fourth league game, going down 3-1 against Nicholas Brekspear OB Res. Ciaran Vieyra scored for the Bar side.

Division Two

Queen’s Head were not at their best on Sunday, but managed to scrape a 3-2 win against Cannon.

Adam Parker saved the day with two fine goals plus a Matt Corran single. Cannon’s reply came from two Mark Starnes goals. Steven Wilkerson was Cannon’s star player.

A Danny Hunter goal earned Brookmans Park Res a share of the spoils in a 1-1 draw with Phoenix Res.

Division Three

Greenwood Park gained revenge against Wheathampstead ‘89 for a cup defeat last week to turn the tables in a fine 7-0 victory.

Their goals came from Matt Thorn (two), James Booth, Nick Fanshaw, Matt Hedges, Joe Smyth and Rory Suttie. Tony Pitt was their man of the match.

Knockout Cup

AFC Rangers went through into the next round of the Knockout Cup with a 5-0 victory over Garston.

There were another four goals from Stefano Geraldes and a single for Billy Smith with a hint of an own goal.

The man of the match was Piaras Lysaght.

Blacksmiths Arms put in their best performance of the season, defeating Division One side Skew Bridge Res 6-0. Star of the show was Olli Franks with his first hat-trick of the season. Other goals came from Lee Sturgess, Ali Juhel and Jake Attwood.

In a seven-goal thriller, Vision edged home 4-3 against Pennine Spartans. On the mark for Vision was Yashin Boodhoo, Jermaine Davey, Zach Wallace and star performer Adam Wallace. Replying for Spartans was Jamie France (two) and Scott Dennis.

Challenge Cup

Last season’s cup runners-up Skew Bridge moved into the next round following their 5-2 win against London Road.

Goals came from Ben Warren (two), Stuart Brown, Anthony Golder and Harry Hunt.

Road’s response came from Russell Gallagher and Stephen Rogers. Dan Westmoore was their star man.

Herts Junior Cup

Sixteen of the Herts Advertiser teams were successful, going into the second round.

Church End defeated Goffs Oak 11-1. Joe O’Brien hit five goals, with two from Carl Edwards while Harry Blackman, Chad King and Dean Stanton were also on target.

Queens Head won 13-0 against WD Athletic with man of the match Jack Faulder finally getting off the mark. He turned provider for every other goal with Hatchett (four), Blow (two), Foster, Devon, Paz, Tom Li and Connor also on target.

St Albans IFC had a 7-2 win over Broxbourne Saints with goals from Jason Nicolaou (three), Spencer Clarke-Mardel, Luke Campion, Harry Honeywood and Matt Sumpter.

Stonewood beat Hitchin Rangers 5-1 with goals from Hedges, Kissiedo, Smith, Brinkley and Macaree.

Stonewood Res were successful in beating Imperal. Goals came from Mardle, Pearce and Stevens (two).

Ceri Dix was Marshalswick’s hero, scoring both in a 2-1 win against Goffs Gremlins.

George Redbourn won 5-3 after extra-time against Riverside. Lee Goldsmith scored three penalties in normal time, but the game ended 3-3. Dan Villarreal scored to help the George win the game in extra-time.

Camp KBK won 8-5 over Roundbush with goals from Dean Jones (four), Ben Tester (two), Charlie Lumsden and Ben White.

Oaks had a 3-1 win over Hertsmere with goals from Robert Deveau, Stephen Marshall and Haydn Williams. Ian Shaw was their star man.

Tom Kempsford scored both AFC Mymms goals when they fell to a 4-2 defeat against Old Pond Ath Res.

Radlett Village defeated fellow Old Albanians 3-0 with goals from Danny Sharpe, James Welch and Louis Fernandes.

The Ridge had to battle all the way for their 6-3 win against Phoenix A, but goals from David Bailey (two), Aaron Blackford, Chris Draddy, James Hill and the outstanding Billy Ordinaire saw them home.

Two goals from Christy Torrens and a fine performance by Zack Zachariah couldn’t save St Albans Rangers going down 3-2 against Adeyfield.

Goals from Scott Moore and Kanc To were not enough to save CHL going down in extra-time 4-2 against Watford Labour Club.

In a local derby game, Harpenden Colts fell to a 5-1 defeat against Markyate Sunday despite a fine performance by Cheng He and a Alex Dennehy goal.

Cannon Res produced a good result, defeating Hatfield U21 Utd 2-1 with goals from Jordan Cocomazzi and Ian McCarthy. Matt Hudson picked up the top player award.

Antony Brown was on the hat-trick mark plus Tom Gajjar and Tom Hill singles as Nicholas Breakspear OB90 defeated Verulamium U21 5-1.


Sunday Junior Cup Round 1: Goffs Oaks Saints 1 Church End 11, Hitchin Rangers 1 Stonewood 5, Bradmore Rovers Res 6 Brookmans Park ‘A’ 1, St Albans Rangers 2 Adeyfield 3, Broxbourne Rangers OB Res 5 White Horse 2, Imperial 2 Stonewood Res 4, Cannon Res 2 Hatfield Utd U21 1, Oaks 3 Hertsmere 1, Hertford Galaxy 3 Athletico Quat 1, CHL 2 Watford Labour Club 4, Verulamium U21 1 Nicholas Breakspear OB 90 5, Old Pond Ath Res 4 AFC Mymms 2, St Albans IFC 7 Broxbourne Saints 2, Radlett Village 3 Old Albanians 0, Marshalswick 2 Goffs Gremlins 1, Wellington Arms v Harpenden Colts OB Res (Away win), Camp KBK 8 Roundbush 5, Wheathampstead Crown 1 St Albans Royals 0, Hogg Head 0 AFC Welwyn 6, WD Ath 0 Queens Head Res 13, Harpenden Colts OB 1 Markyate Sunday 5, Railway Arms 2 The Snug Bar 0, Phoenix ‘A’ 3 The Ridge 6.

Knockout Cup Round 1: Skew Bridge Res 0 Blacksmiths Arms 6. Round 2:

Pennine Spartans 3 Vision 4, Precision 8 Vision Res 2, Garston 0 AFC Rangers 5, Phoenix 3 Chequers Inn 1.

Challenge Cup Round 3: London Road 2 Skew Bridge 5.

Premier Division: Nicholas Breakspear OB 3 PSV FC 4.

Division One: FC Potters Bar 1 Nicholas Breakspear OB Res 3, Icarus 1 The Bull & Jacks 3, Six Bells 4 Brookmans Park 3.

Division Two: Brookmans Park Res 1 Phoenix Res 1, Queens Head 3 Cannon 2.

Division Three: Greenwood Park 7 Wheathampstead ‘89 0.