St Peter's pick up away win
Herts Senior County League Division One Debden Sports 1 St Peter s 4 ST PETER S picked up their first victory of the season with a fairly comfortable win at Debden Sports on Saturday. Managers Dave Whitehead and Kevin Barnes had to ring the changes once a
Herts Senior County League Division One
Debden Sports 1 St Peter's 4
ST PETER'S picked up their first victory of the season with a fairly comfortable win at Debden Sports on Saturday.
Managers Dave Whitehead and Kevin Barnes had to ring the changes once again with numerous players missing for various reasons.
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The patched up side weathered the early pressure and took control thanks to goals from Eames and James Lee.
A second half penalty from Eames took the fight out of the Debden side although they scored a penalty of their own before Billy Smith concluded the scoring.
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l On Wednesday evening the Saints had to come from behind to pick up their first point of the season with Jack Greaney coming off the bench to score the equaliser in a 1-1 draw against Kimpton Rovers.
Earlier goalkeeper Billy Barnes had kept his side in the match with two excellent saves although overall the Saints deserved a share of the spoils.
l Prior to these two fixtures the Sains had commenced the season with three defeats.
On the opening day of the campaign a useful Belstone side ran out 2-0 winners at Lemsford.
A 3-2 defeat followed days later when Harpenden Rovers snatched a late winner in a game the Saints deserved something from. Liam Heffer and Dean Jones were on target for the Saints.
Last Saturday, a trip to Letchworth GC Eagles brought about defeat number three in a game the Saints never looked capable of winning, especially after a very poor opening half hour in which the home side scored the only goal of the match.