Hackney & Leyton League: Phoenix stay top with comfortable win
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Title holders Phoenix maintained top spot in the Premier Division with a 3-0 win over Tottenham Phoenix thanks to Haim Essuighi’s strike and goals from Jamie Killingback and Anthony Clarke.
Red Devils suffered a 3-2 defeat against Mustard FC after Adonis Olloli’s double was cancelled out by strikes from Aaron Serieux, Gary Silva and Diego Dennis, while goals from Maks Voskin and R Zelenin earned Niva-Unistream a 2-0 win over RL United.
In Division One, Emrah Coskungonel smashed in four as Dynamics FC edged out Homerton Rangers 5-4, with Mirhan Coskungonel completing the scoring.
Highfield slumped to their second successive loss, having previously been beaten by FC Polit, as Dean Richards’ solitary strike gave Newcresse a 1-0 win.
Charlie Wells scored four as Shakespeare brushed basement boys Hackney FC aside in a 7-2 win alongside further strikes from Sacha Prigg, Troy Deering and Terry Butler, while Rornew Benford and Myfil Mayard replied for the strugglers.
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A brace from Russell Hughes and one from Jerriel Da Silva was not enough to see off Wounded Knee, as two goals from Gary Moore and J Iyglal’s strike earned them a 3-3 draw.
Jay Cubed extended their lead at the top of Division Two to three points after only five games as Jack Taylor earned his side a 1-0 win over Athletico Angels.
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Football Club 22 earned their first point of the season and moved off the foot off the table as Anton Belgrave’s strike earned them a 1-1 draw with Azzuri 1, with Phil Tutl equalising.
Aaron Johnson and Dwain Sharrow earned Forest Athletic a 2-0 win over Angel & Crown.
Chems Eddine Babaslimane gave NLMFC a first-half lead as his side searched for their first win of the season, but Raymond Richardson replied for Walthamstow Village and Joshua Parr’s double earned his side a 3-1 win.
In Division Three, Birkbeck Orient kept their place at the top of the table with a 5-1 stroll over Regent’s Park Rovers, while Bocca Albion recorded their first win of the season, 3-2 against Woodford.
Wenlock Arms thumped Delta Athletic 7-3, and Walthamstow picked up their first points in style with a 7-5 win over Florist Arms.
Leyton Orient Fans Trust subjected Bow Badgers to their fifth consecutive league defeat in Division Four in a 9-0 hammering.
Wojak Sunday held onto top spot thanks to a 4-2 win over Leyton Manor, and Eastway Olympia edged out Maynell FC 3-2, while Boston Celtic beat Prince FC 4-2.