St Neots Town 2 St Ives Town 1
Monday, 26 December 2005
Old hands St Neots edged out Premier newcomers St Ives at Rowley Park in the first top flight derby between the clubs. St Neots player manager Steve Kuhne gave his side the lead from the penalty spot on the half hour with his 21st goal of the season, the kick awarded after Gary Walker was brought down by Stefan Lewis. St Ives equalised after 61 minutes, Lewis the close range marksman from a corner by Glyn Cooke, but a stunning 30 yard strike from Gary Walker seven minutes later won it for the homesters.
St Neots: Steve Young, Cameron Clark (Adam Sincock), Russell Lawes, Scott Grant, Damian Matthews, Nick Hurst, Jason Darvall, Andre Maltay, Steve Kuhne, Gary Walker, Mark Franklin.
St Ives: Aaron Bannie, Glyn Cooke (Chris Ewles), Steve Poore, Dan Newman, Will Fordham, Anton D'Avilar (James Clark), Stefan Lewis, Craig Donaldson, Graeme Thackray, Liam Kennett (Sam Lake), Jon Lee.