Bartlett triumph in penalty shoot-out to retain Albert Daniels Senior Cup
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FC Bartlett retained the Albert Daniels Senior Cup with a closely-fought 4-3 penalty shoot-out victory over Niva-Unistream in the final.
Maks Voloskin had given Niva the lead at the break, and Nze Onyekwela replied after the restart. However the game ran into extra time, before Bartlett held their nerve in the shoot-out.
Penalties were again required in the quarter-final of the Jack Walpole Cup, as Wounded Knee progressed 5-4 from the spot at the expense of Premier Division side RL United, after Darren Whelan had opened the scoring, before Josha Ade levelled for the victors.
Shakespeare moved a point clear at the top of Division One with a 6-0 thrashing of Dynamics FC, thanks to George Oakley’s double and goals from Dave Walker, Charlie Wells, Terry Butler and Troy Deering.
A brace from Alex Bramble helped FC Polit move into second place following an emphatic 7-2 win over Homerton FC with Gary Moore, Shane Joseph, Tommy Mayers and Ernie Peace completing the scoring.
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Curtis Pond and Curtley Shallow grabbed a brace apiece to help prevent Birkbeck Orient moving top of Division Three, as further goals from Ricky Hanmore and Warren Pond eased FC Duchess to a 6-1 win. Jamie Campbell scored the consolation.
Delta Athletic and Regent’s Park Rovers shared a thrilling 3-3 draw thanks to goals from Jack Drinkwater, Mike Murray and Jack Turney, but two from Nial McHale and a Daniel Colley strike for Delta ensured parity was restored.
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Not to be outdone, Stratford Athletic and Bocca Albion fought out another 3-3 draw thanks to two goals from Jonny Palmi and one from Mark Callie, but Sam Norris’ brace and Matt Herring’s reply levelled the score for Bocca.
FC Haggerston moved three points clear at the top of Division Four following a comfortable 7-2 win over Leyton Orient Fans Trust.
Peter Moncur netted a hat-trick and M Williams and Sam Anjorin both found the net twice, while Daniel St Louis and Jamie O’Shea were on target for Orient.
Daniel Monero’s hat-trick helped Maynell FC see off Eastway Olympia in an entertaining 6-4 victory, with M Cengiz, D Bodnar and John Fitzpatrick all getting on the scoresheet. Olympia replied through Jason Rooney, Daniel Little and two from Jason Gardner.
Top Red joined Maynell and Eastway Olympia on 33 points in second place following the 6-0 demolition of Bow Badgers, thanks to goals from Henry Swales and Bernard Fanning and a brace apiece for Sam Velody and Max Levy.
Two goals each from B Usner and Alfie Andrews eased Prince of Bow to a 6-0 victory over East London, before John Cutts and J O’Driscoll completed the rout.