Desborough Town 0
Deeping Rangers 6
DEEPING Rangers picked up a superb away on Saturday after a busy week for manager Tuncay Korkmaz in the transfer market.
Korkmaz brought in centre forward Mark Jones from Peterborough Northern Star and Rob Hughes from St Neots Town, which combined with the return of Johnny Hands from Australia strengthened his hand at Desborough.
They played good passing football and battled hard to win the ball, closing their hosts down quickly, playing the same back four that faced Irchester in Rangers’ previous outing.
Rangers dominated and Liam Harrold opened the scoring early on after Jones had set him up to tap in from close range.
Jones then got his name on the score sheet on his debut to double the visitor’s lead.
Harrold scored his second just before half time, spotting the Desborough keeper off his line and lobbing him from 30 yards out.
Desborough have proved in the past that they are cappable of battling back but Harrold completed his hat-trick on the hour mark after Kev Gilbert did the hard work, setting up Harrold with an inch perfect pass.
Harrold scored his fourth from the penalty spot after Jones had been brought down in the box.
Having done the damage, Harrold was replaced by the Hands who had the ball in the net with his first touch of the game, slammnig home a rebound only to see it ruled out for offside.
Matt Heron completed the scoring after picking up the ball in the Desborough half and beating two defenders before letting loose from the edge of the penalty area.
Rangers: Lee Crockett, Jacob Smitheringale, Kevin Ainslee, Kris Jones, Craig Norman, Matt Heron, Kev Gilbert, Michael Stevenson (Rob Hughes), Mark Jones, Liam Harrold (Johnny Hands), Dan French. Subs not used: Ryan Lomas, Jacob Parkin, Tuncay Korkmaz.