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FOOTBALL: Bourne Town beaten by second-half double

Bourne Town manager Jimmy McDonnell
Bourne Town manager Jimmy McDonnell

Bourne Town suffered their fourth defeat in six games as Stewarts & Lloyds recorded their first win under Ian Benjamin’s management to move off the foot of the table.

The Corby team took a 25th-minute lead through Connor Bird.

Four minutes later Craig Rook hauled the Wakes on terms from the penalty spot.

Bird restored the home advantage after 68 minutes and a decisive third from Jake Buckingham three minutes later sealed the S&L success.

Bourne: Brown, Corby, Relf, Smith, Jesson, Collins (sub Avory), Willerton (sub Quigley), Moss, Munton, Rook, Zealand (sub Spearink).

Bourne will be looking to bounce back at home against Irchester United on Saturday.


Premier Division: Newport Pagnell 0 ON Chenecks 0, Wellingborough 4 Rothwell Corinthians 1.

Division One: Burton Park Wanderers 0 Long Buckby 6, Daventry 2 Woodford 0, Lutterworth 5 Irchester 1, Olney 0 Potton 1, Raunds 2 Whittlesey 1, Stewarts & Lloyds 3 Bourne 1.

Reserve Division: Cogenhoe 0 Whitworth 0, Potton 2 Eynesbury 3.


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