Central United pour on the pressure
Central United closed to within four points of the Lotto Northern Premier League lead on Saturday after trouncing Three Kings United 4-1 at Keith Hay Park.
League leaders Onehunga Sports slumped to a 3-2 loss at home to Glenfield Rovers.
This weekend Onehunga Sports and Bay Olympic clash at Waikaraka Park on Saturday.
Three Kings entertain Hamilton at Keith Hay Park.
Central visit reigning champs East Coast Bays.
In Sunday’s Lotto Northern Premier Women’s League action Western Springs faded in the final 15 minutes going down 5-1 at home to Claudelands Rovers, after Annabelle Webster had given ‘‘The Hoops’’ a surprise halftime lead at Seddon Fields.
The ASB National Women’s Knockout Cup dominates the schedule this Sunday, with nonleague Metro travelling to Glenfield Rovers.
Three Kings will head to Madills Farm, the home of the reigning league champions Eastern Suburbs.
Three Kings will be without Jasmine Pereira and Martine Puketapu, both of whom have been named in the Junior Ferns squad to take on Brazil in two internationals in Rio de Janeiro next week.
Western Springs and Metro drew their Lotto Northern League First Division derby 1-1 at Seddon Fields on Saturday evening.
Meanwhile Mt AlbertPonsonby lost 2-0 at Takapuna.
Onehunga-Mangere went down 3-1 to the last-placed Albany in the Lotto Northern League Second Division.