Hotte’s the man for United in Good Friday win
IT WAS a very Good Friday for Cambridge United as they notched up their third win in a row – for the first time this millennium – beating York City 2-0 at the Abbey Stadium. The first goal was a penalty kick – only United s second of the season – earned
IT WAS a very Good Friday for Cambridge United as they notched up their third win in a row - for the first time this millennium - beating York City 2-0 at the Abbey Stadium.
The first goal was a penalty kick - only United's second of the season - earned and converted by Craig Westcarr.
The second was an own goal by York defender Mark Hotte, a player who the U's must wish they could have playing against them every week as he had previously scored another own goal against them two seasons ago when playing for Scarborough.
Sadly, United could not extend their winning run three days later when they lost 1-0 at Kidderminster Harriers.
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This time it was Mark Peters scoring an own goal against United early in the first half, and although the U's mounted a spirited comeback in the second half, they could not find an equaliser.
In other news, commercial director Chris Whitehall has parted company with the club at the end of his three-month trial period. Chairman Terry Baker said, "While there was a difference of opinion as to the best way to move certain aspects of the club forward, it doesn't take away from the effort and commitment Chris has shown. Chris has been a good friend to the club and we are grateful for his continued support."
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Two members of United's first-team squad have signed contracts to keep them at the Abbey next season: battling midfielder Ritchie Hanlon and winger Jon Brady have both been key players in United's recent good run of form and this bodes well for next season.
United's next game is away to relegation-threatened Scarborough on Saturday.