Daventry United 1 Peterborough Northern Star 4
Saturday, 12 April 2008
Star's powerful finish to this Royal Oak Way contest saw them sweep away United to secure a second place finish in Division One.
Paul Hill was denied an opener for the visitors midway through the half when his header from a corner hit the post.
Alan Haine gave Star the lead nine minutes before the break, rounding off good worlk on the left by Nathan Horne and Karl Gibbs but Leigh Roberts levelled for United a minute before the interval with a curling shot from the edge of the box.
Star regained the lead through top scorer Gibbs who collected a Ryan Francis pass to round home keeper Roger Leeson with 67 minutes played and they sealed the win with late strikes from Francis, a left foot strike from the edge of the box after 78 minutes and Adam Scotcher two minutes later.
Daventry: Roger Leeson, Rob Steele, Leigh Roberts, Ross Irvine, Ady Pestell (Michael Parkes), Todd Sawko, Lee Reynolds, Ian Waldock, Tommy Waldock, Tony Burt (Wayne Richardson), Joel Young.
Star: Chris Benton, Eddie Patten, Nathan Horne (Mark Barry), Chris Plummer, Paul Hill, Ronnie Fortune (Adam Scotcher), Wayne Morris, Seth Twigden (Ali Nyang), Karl Gibbs, Ryan Francis, Alan Haine.