Victory delights Uppingham boss

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Two second half goals secured Uppingham three points on the road as Town recorded their fifth win of the season on Saturday.

Callum O’Berg broke the deadlock on the hour, finishing off a well-worked short corner, and Martin Turiccki gave Uppingham breathing space ten minutes later, heading home at another corner.

Town manager Richard Kendrick said: “It was a very good performance in the second half. There are not many sides that will go there and win, and I think the lads deserved the points.

“We could have been three down in the first half but Tom Hubbard (Uppingham’s goalkeeper) saved us. But in the second we moved the ball a lot quicker and used the width of the pitch.”

Uppingham could easily have added to their tally late on with Will Thomas coming closest when his shot struck the base of a post.

Kendrick added: “Overall it is a good start to the season for us. We were not at the races against Stilton but we could have got something from the Oakham and Coates games as well.”

Uppingham’s 1st XI have a week off this weekend after receiving a bye in the cup. Their next match is a Peterborough and District League Premier Division fixture at Crowland on October 13.

Uppingham Reserves, who lost 1-0 at Peterborough Rovers Post Office Reserves on Saturday, are at home to Alconbury in division four this weekend.

Uppingham: Tom Hubbard, Callum O’Berg, Jake Norton, Mark Dimech, Jamie Binley, Martin Bennett, Omar Elkashoty (Dave Laughton), Rob Lawrie, Jamie Howe (Will Thomas), Ollie Webb (James Coughlan), Martin Turiccki.