GALLERY: Fenland football round-up - Buckden forfeit game to help Burwell Swifts pip Doddington United to league

17:32 28 April 2014

Wimblington v Fowlmere football. Picture: Steve Williams.

Wimblington v Fowlmere football. Picture: Steve Williams.


Doddington United have been pipped to the NMC 1B title by Burwell Swifts.

Wimblington v Fowlmere football. Picture: Steve Williams.Wimblington v Fowlmere football. Picture: Steve Williams.

Goals from Craig Gillies, Paul Rowell, Gary Smith and Joe Waters saw them beat March Town United Reserves 4-0 but Burwell secured the title after a 4-1 win over March reserves followed by Buckden’s decision to hand them three points by forfeiting Wednesday’s game

They remain in a battle with Godmanchester Rovers Reserves for second place.

Richard Allen scored a hat-trick but Chatteris Town Reserves lost at Buckden. They also lost 3-1 at Bottisham and Lode.

Whittlesey United crushed Deeping Rangers Reserves 5-1 in the Peterborough and District League.

Goals from Sam Murphy (2), Jason Day and Joe Woods helped Leverington Sports beat Riverside 4-2, but Matthew Heron and Ashley Gostic’s goals could not prevent Whittlesey Blue Star losing 5-2 to Uppingham Town.

Coates Athletic beat Peterborough ICA Sports 3-2. Kevin Gilbert, Rik Green and Paul Hibbins got the goals.

Wisbech St Mary lost 4-0 at Great Shelford in the Cambs Premier League while, in Senior A, Chatteris Town lost 3-0 at Hemingsford United.

In Senior B, Wimblington drew 2-2 with Fowlmere.

James Lawes and Jonathan Secker were on target but Outwell swifts lost 4-2 at Hardwick Reserves. Secker also bagged a brace against Longstanton in a 3-2 loss.

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