Clark’s double secures Saints’ passage into cup final
LEE Clark’s brace saw Chalfont Saints book a place in the Chesham Sunday League Cup final with a 2-1 win over Dinamo Chequers on Sunday.
Dinamo performed impressively to push the Premier Division champions right to the whistle, but Scott Johnston’s effort was not enough in the end.
There was semi-final heartache for both Pioneer and Maclay FC in the Vale of Aylesbury Cup, with Pioneer crashing out 4-3 on penalties at Bucks FC following a 2-2 draw (Gilbert, Viney), while Maclay went down 5-0 to hosts Two Touch.
There was better luck for Chesham Athletic (Black Cat) and Pioneer Reserves in the Aylesbury Junior Cup, with Jack Grant’s volley from outside the area setting the tone for Chesham’s 3-0 win over Weavers, in which Jake Collins and Graham Comper also netted, while Craig Ottaway and Karl Harris ensured Pioneer progressed 2-1 at AFC Un Unique.
The cup picture was completed by an Allan Moore Cup gro group game bet between Misty Mo Moon and Queens He Head, which fin finished 2-2 after ma man of the match St Stewart King struck tw twice for Moon, w while David Goss an and Taylor Baines re replied for Queens.
In league action, Magpies 91 closed the gap on the top two in the Premier, beating Last Post 3-1 to consolidate third spot, although a title bid looks slim. Goals from Ryan Sweales, Miles Baxter and Chris Pearcey sealed the points, while Leo Smith delivered Post’s consolation.
Old Belmont Pugilists regained top spot in Division One after a successful trip to Prestwood saw them beat Eldorado 3-1.
A George King double and a Dale Lee strike secured the points, while top scorer Kieran Webb pulled one back for the hosts.
(Above) Dinamo’s (orange) Adam Dove against Saints’ Luke
Smith; (left) Saints Lee Clark skips past Caleb Cuddihy