FOOTBALL: Unbeaten records are over at Oakham and Langtoft but Bels fire five for their first win

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OAKHAM United and Langtoft United were among the teams to lose their unbeaten records in the Peterborough and District League on Saturday.

Oakham were beaten 3-2 at home by Parson Drove who move one place above the Rutland side to fourth in the premier division.

Elsewhere in the top flight, Deeping Rangers Reserves ended a run of three defeats with a 2-1 victory at Leverington. King’s Cliffe picked up their first point with a 1-1 draw at home to Ramsey Town.

In Division One, Langtoft came unstuck at leaders Hampton Sports with a 3-0 reverse, and Stamford Bels picked up their first three points with a 5-1 win at Sutton Bridge.

Ketton lost by the odd goal in seven against Farcet United at Pit Lane, and Ryhall United shared the spoils with Thorney United after a 2-2 draw in which Richard Wilkinson and Ricky Pozella were on target for the Rutlanders.

THERE is a full schedule of premier leagues matches midweek, with Tuesday evening’s Oakham-Uppingham Rutland derby among the highlights.

Teams in the lower divisions begin their league campaigns on Saturday.

Forthcoming fixtures involving local teams:

Premier Division – Tuesday: Oakham Utd v Uppingham Town; Riverside v King’s Cliffe; Ramsey Town v Deeping Rangers Reserves. Saturday: Coates Ath v Uppingham Town; King’s Cliffe v Peterborough ICA Sports; Moultn Harrox v Deeping Rangers Res; Oakham Utd v Riverside Rovers;

Division One: Saturday, September 1.

Farcet v Langtoft Utd; Ryhall Utd v Netherton Utd Res; Ketton v Stamford Bels.