New-look London Colney start competitive fixtures in style

Kambo Smith scored one in London Colney's 5-0 win over Sawbridgeworth. Picture: KARYN HADDON

Kambo Smith scored one in London Colney's 5-0 win over Sawbridgeworth. Picture: KARYN HADDON - Credit: Archant

The new-look London Colney got their competitive fixtures for the new season underway in the best possible style – beating Sawbridgeworth Town 5-0 in the Herts Charity Shield.

They were 3-0 up by half-time, taking the lead as early as the 10th minute when Joe Reynolds unleashed a thunderbolt of a free-kick from 30 yards.

Anton Johnson supplied the cross for Kambo Smith to make it 2-0 before getting the first of his two goals following a great Paolo Montella cross.

Sawbridgeworth weren’t helped when they had a man sent-off following a fracas with his own bench and their mood would have worsened soon after the break when Laurence Vaughan made it 4-0 with a low drive beyond the keeper.

Johnson completed the scoring with his second, thanks to another low shot.


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The Blueboys will now travel to either Welwyn Garden City or Baldock Town in the next round.

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