Farren fires East London into next round of the cup
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A second-half strike from Stuart Farren sent Division Four side East London into the second round of the Dickie Davies Cup at the expense of Boroughs United.
Boston Celtic are also through after they edged out Division Three rivals Gladstone Wanderers 3-2. Leigh Hartley and Ged Burke put Celtic 2-0 up before Rob Myers levelled the tie with a brace, only for Nathan Skelton to score a late winner.
Palevici Emanuel and Motac Darius both scored twice for Lions FC in their 7-1 win over Angel & Crown, while Birkbeck Orient A beat Chapel 3-0 with goals from Nathan Trefay, Mike Long and Chris Agathangou.
The lead changed hands several times before Leyton Manor finally saw off Regent’s Park Rovers 5-4 in one of the ties of the round, with David Jolly netting a late winner.
Ibby Sal Jr and Haydar Sal both grabbed braces as Dynamics triumphed 7-3 against Division Four side Renaissance, who had held them 2-2 at the break.
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Marcus Youngsam hit a hat-trick for Birkbeck Orient B in their 6-3 win against Bethune FC, with Jordan Henry registering all of the goals for the losing side.
Tope Olateju scored twice as Highfield overcame Football Club 22 3-1, while MDM needed a late goal from Akuasi Mafo to see off the challenge of Division Two side BG United.
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Joshua Ade’s double helped Wounded Knee to a 4-1 win over Hackney All Stars, with Karim Ennovits and Russell Hughes also on the mark and Quincy Roberts replying for the All Stars.
Charlie Cox hit a hat-trick and Danny Corbally scored the other two for Newcresse as they squeezed past Wenlock Arms 5-4, while Division One Forest Athletic beat City Fliers 2-1.
Curtis Pond and Jason Orr both hit doubles for FC Grove as they defeated Bow Badgers 5-3, while a brace for Ben Hall helped Eastway Olympia to a 3-0 win over Maynell.
O’Neal Rowe and David Brown scored the goals as Wojack Sunday knocked out Division One side Riviera 2-1, while Stratford Athletic beat Bristow City 3-0 and Bocca Albion also progressed by beating Waltham Forest 5-1.
London Meteors and FC Bartlett shared the spoils with a 2-2 draw in the Hackney & Leyton League Premier Division, while Jason Burwood hit a hat-trick to clinch Mile End’s first win of the season – a 3-1 success against New Kuba.
Table-toppers Clapton Rangers ran out 7-1 winners over Tottenham Phoenix, with Maurice Byfield and Ashley Taylor-Forbes both netting trebles.
Shakespeare’s Troy Deering also notched a hat-trick as they thrashed RL United 11-1 and Phoenix stayed third in the table by beating Mustard 3-1.
Athletico Angels defeated Heegan 2-1 for their first win of the season in Division One, while Peter Moncur’s hat-trick helped FC Haggerston to a 5-1 success against Jay Cubed in Division Two.
Shoreditch Fire Penguins beat Walthamstow Village 4-1 while, in Division Four, South London Sharks went down 3-2 to Woodford Rovers.