Saints edge past Kimpton

St Peter’s maintain second place

HSCL Division One

Kimpton Rovers 1 St Peter’s 2

DESPITE having 75 per cent of the action St Peter’s had to settle for a narrow 2-1 win over bottom side Kimpton Rovers.

The Saints dictated the early play but were frustrated by the good form of Kimpton ‘keeper Russell Paine.


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The deadlock was eventually broken by Mark Savory who beat Paine at his near post but out of the blue Kimpton levelled after the Saints failed to clear a free kick.

St Peter’s continued to dominate after the interval and despite missing several chances, Brinsley Bailey netted the winner latching onto a fine pass and rounding Paine to finish.

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The victory sees the Saints remain in Second place with an away trip to Whitwell AFC Village awaiting them on Saturday.

Saints: Barnes; Cox, Gauthier, Wiltshire, Frost; Roberts, Jordan (Beswick), Sandiford; Rees, Savory, Bailey.

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