March up the SSML Premier Division continues for rejuvenated Colney Heath

Former London Colney man Martin Collins scored for new club Colney Heath against Edgware Town.

Former London Colney man Martin Collins scored for new club Colney Heath against Edgware Town. - Credit: Archant

Colney Heath’s march up the Spartan South Midlands League Premier Division continued with a fine 3-0 home win over Edgware Town.

It was the fourth win for the Magpies in the last five league outings, with the only blemish being Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Stotfold, and it lifts them to 14th, but still with a number of games in hand on those around them.

Left-back Tom Carter opened the scoring early on Tuesday night with a mazy run and a right foot shot that found the top corner.

New signing from Crawley Green, Martin Collins, then announced himself to the club with a good strike for number two and another recent signing, forward Reece Cameron, dribbled along the 18-yard box and finished with aplomb to make it 3-0 a half time.

The second period was one of consolidation and the desire to keep a clean sheet, along with attacking purpose when the circumstances allowed.

Jack Woods, who was named the club’s player of the month for October, was a constant menace with his work rate, and unselfish running and assists, while the back four and keeper were solid and compact.

Next up is the visit of big-spending Welwyn Garden City on Saturday.

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Colney Heath: Cunningham, Power, Carter, Robertson, Doolan, Osbourne, Hurst, Woods, Cameron, Collins, Rotimi

Subs: Lawton, Dudrenec, Dimmock, Sharp, Byron

Goals: Carter 4, Collins 35, Cameron 39

Attendance: 79

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