Eynesbury Rovers 4 Northampton Spencer 1
Saturday, 18 August 2012
Northampton Spencer's return to Division One ended in defeat against Rovers.
Jake Stone's 13th minute goal, a well taken effort from 16 yards, gave the visitors a great start.
New recruit James Freshwater notched a debut goal after 26 minutes to level the scores. The former Biggleswade Town man scored with a low shot following a great run from Jack Weeden.
Eynesbury took charge after the interval, going in front through Lee Bassett after 47 minutes, the striker tapping in after Nick Finney won possession and cut the ball back from the by line.
Another newcomer Weeden scored a debut goal on the hour, firing home from a Bassett pass to strengthen Eynesbury's grip on the game.
Bassett sealed the home success with his second goal twelve minutes from the end, winning a tussle with keeper Stuart Lutter as the pair contested Lee Unwin's short back pass.
Eynesbury: Andrew Wale, Dave Fisk, James Ducket, Barry Albone, Darren Woodend, Nathan Field (Ryan Iskip), James freshwater (Shaun Flack), Tom Coles (Luke Swain), Nick Finney, Lee Bassett, Jack Weeden.
Spencer: Stuart Lutter, Lee Unwin, Liam Tuck (Munya Matiyenga), Dan Stevenson, Luke Bartley (Dan London), Jake Stone, Matt Long, Luke Stone, Jack Bartley (Ryan Dove), Paul Pickering, Ashley Simpson.