Gallery: Saints leap up to eighth
PUBLISHED: 20:02 06 December 2014 | UPDATED: 20:02 06 December 2014
St Albans City moved up to eighth in the Vanarama Conference South after a 1-0 win over Bath City at Clarence Park.
St Albans City 1 Bath City 0
Cameron Lancaster on debut against Bath City. Picture: Leigh Page
John Frendo stretching the Bath City defence. Picture: Leigh Page
John Frendo running at the Bath City defence. Picture: Leigh Page
The Saints players celebrate John Frendo's first minute goal. Picture: Leigh Page
John Frendo fires the Saints into a first-minute lead. Picture: Leigh Page
James Comley in action against Bath City. Picture: Leigh Page
The Harpenden Construction Limited November 2014 Player of the Month, Joe Welch, receives the award from Davy McLean, on behalf of the Saints Thursday Night Music Quiz Team, who are the November 2014 sponsors. Picture: Leigh Page
St Albans City and Bath City players get together before the game to remember the first world war Christmas Day truce of 100 years ago. Picture: Leigh Page
John Frendo scored the only goal of the game, in the opening minute, as the Saints beat the Romans. The win was City’s second successive win at home in the league, having beaten Havant and Waterlooville on November 22.
St Albans have now recorded 28 points from 19 games and are just five points off second-placed Bromley. In the other direction, Concord Rangers, in 13th, are the same number of points behind the Saints.
Locally, Hemel Hempstead, who today lost 4-0 to Chelmsford City, are in 12th and are four points off St Albans but have two games in hand.
City are in Herts Senior Cup action on Tuesday, against Kings Langley, before an extended break ahead of their December 20 trip to Bromley.