First Round Qualifying
AFC Kempston Rovers 3 Stotfold 2
Saturday, 01 September 2012
The Walnut Boys emerged narrow winners in this Bedfordshire derby.
A 26th minute Danny Watson goal, a back post finish from a Drew Phillips cross, had Kempston ahead at the interval.
They had, however, missed several good opportunities to extend their lead.
Sean Herr levelled for the Eagles after 63 minutes, after the home defence failed to clear their lines, but Kempston were back in front five minutes later with a second Watson goal.
Cameron Clark added a home third after 76 minutes, heading in from a set piece,
Lee Pateman scored a second Stotfold reply with five minutes to play.
Kempston: Martin Conway, Michael Stephenson, Jordan Jarrold, Michael Cox, Cameron Clark, Scott McGregor, Sam Holmes (Josh Bamford), Sam Macrae, Drew Phillips (Gareth Hunt), Danny Watson, Ryan Smith (Ishmael George).