Hackney & Leyton League: Lapton pick up first point

Champions off the mark after drawing with Metwin

Last seasons champions Lapton picked up their first point of the season after a 1-1 draw with FC Metwin.

Lapton were soundly beaten last week by Albion Manor last week and made another poor start on Sunday when Alam Eames gave Metwin a 10th minute lead.

The title holders rallied though and Courtney Laidley levelled things up a minute before the break and with no goals scored in the second half, the points were shared.

Leaders Albion Manor made it three wins in a row after a thrilling 3-2 win over new side Independiente London.


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Johnny Torres gave the league debutants the lead minutes into the start of the second half, before Chris Lord equalised with a long range effort.

Johnny Hernandez made it 2-2, before Albion weathered wave after wave of attacks to score an 80th minute goals through Aaron Keane.

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Mark Mundle scored the winner for Red Devils as they beat Black Meteors 2-1.

Carlos Nelson had given the Devils a first-half lead, before Bernard Arthur equalised for Meteors in the 60th minute.

The Devils goalkeeper made an excellent penalty save and saw his team counter and score the winner, to take the three points.

Real Romania were in fine form to demolish hapless Army & Navy 12-1 to begin their season in some style.

Last seasons top marksman Ionut Coropceanu smacked home five goals, while Sebastian Darlea hit four. Mariau Neculai struck twice, with Lucian Muntianu also on target. Jamie McDonald replied for Navy.

Embassy Snooker picked up an excellent 2-0 Division One win over Cosmopolitan thanks to goals from Gideo Bello and Aron Page.

Newly promoted Hackney Borough beat Adam & Eve 3-1, witrh Nathan Pond, Shane Joseph and Marlow Marriot-Dixon Hackney’s scorers.

Free-scoring marksman Dean Richard hit a hat-trick as Lancresse Rangers beat Tergemo 5-2. Toks Williams and Leon Archer scored the other Rangers’ goals with Denis Osborne scoring twice for Tergemo.

Vio Romania were comfortable 4-0 winners over DC10 with N Borhidan, Valentin Chisop, Emasegu Behaimin and Dohitru Constantih the scorers, while Johnny Tama hit a treble as FC Polit beat Wounded Knee 3-0.

In Division two, Ricky Stewart hit five goals and Kane Mullone two, to lead Alpha Grove to a 7-2 win over Bristow City.

Doubles from Ashley Gree, Thomas Brockbank and singles from Michael Case and James Brockbank earned Athletico Angels a 6-3 win over Para Siempre, for whom Amro Sinjab, Shahzad Mohammed and Bilaz Badat replied.

Shakespeare beat Jay Cubed 3-1, with Tommy White, Dave Walker and Rikki Taroh, their scorers, with Pat Barrett replying for Cubed.

Tottenham Phoenix edged out Warren Hackney 2-1 with goals from Menalick Richards and Antony Lee, with Daniel Skeels the Warren goalscorer.

Wenlock Arms were 2-1 victors over Delta thanks to strikes from Lee Southcott and Ricky Hanmore, with Danny Colley replying for Delta.

In Division Three, Midfield beat Azzurri One 6-2 with four goals from Stephen Rigione and Marcus Jess double, while Florist Arms beat Cock Tavern 2-1 with goals from Tony Gauci and Kane Reid.

A double from Lee Roslamond and a George Green strike earned Mustard a 3-0 win over Lockers, while AFC Knights beat Shoreditch Fire Penguins by the same margin.

Birkbeck Orient began their stay in the Hackney & Leyton League in some style after thrashing Bow Young Prince 12-0.

Miles Croony smashed five, Johnson Odonkon and Markus Youngsam three each, with Alat Hanagou completing the scoring.

Danny Monero hit a hat-trick to lead Chapel Old Boys to a 6-3 win over Highams Park Rangers.

Lee Brown, Michael Nolan and Gary Cowen were the other Old Boys scorers, with Chris Papa, Jamie Curtis and Mark Christodoulou replying for Park.

Eastway Olympia were in fine form to dispose of Maynell 7-1, with Jon Moore hitting three and Jonjo Doyler andDaniel Little both scoring doubles.

Hackney O’s and Walthamstow Village drew 3-3, with Lee Whitelock, James Callander and Kwesi Guarde scoring for O’s, with Darren Barlow hitting all three of Village’s goals.

Strikes from Jag Phull, Anish Patel and Joe Price earned East London a 3-1 win over Haggerston Nomads.

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