Long Buckby 5 Wootton Blue Cross 1
Tuesday, 19 February 2008
This meeting of sides at opposite ends of the table went with the form book as the Bucks strengthened their championship bid.
The league's top scorer Ben Foster gave Buckby a tenth minute lead after outpacing a defender on the left and Darren Lynch added a 24th minute second, heading home a Ryan Nash cross at the far post.
Carl Holmes netted number three with a deflected 20 yard shot a minute before the interval with Foster scoring his second two minutes after the restart, agan after showing his marker a clean pair of heels.
Craig Daniel replied for Wootton after 65 minutes but the Bucks had the last word three minutes from time through Holmes who netted the goal of the night from 20 yards.
Long Buckby: Farhad Afandiyev, Stuart Smeathers, Craig Kelly (Dan Burke), Darren Harmon, Danny Duggan, Jon Crockett, Ryan Nash (Chris Davies), Richard Bunting, Darren Lynch (Steve Blackwood), Ben Foster, Carl Holmes.
Wootton: Dan Rogers, Damon Hazlewood, Adam Marsh (Paul McKeaveney), Jack Sibbons, Tom Francis, Scott McGregor, Craig Daniel, Ben Baines, Nick Love, Alex Bysouth, Luke Jones.