Royston’s men pipped by leaders Chelmsford

A brave display from Royston men’s 1sts was not enough to secure them anything from a 2-1 loss at top of the table Chelmsford on Saturday.

The hosts led 1-0 at the break, Mike Welding levelled late on for Royston, but Chelmsford hit a winner.

The 2nds were disappointed to come away with nothing after a good performance in a 4-2 loss to Blueharts 3rds.

Lyndon Farmer and Darren Hicks grabbed the Royston goals.

There was a 3-0 loss for the 3rds at Potters Bar 3rds with all the goals coming in the second half.


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The 4ths grabbed the only point for the club’s men on the day drawing 1-1 with Bishop’s Stortford 6ths.

Ben Jones hit a rare goal to put Royston ahead in the second half only for Stortford to hit back and rescue a draw.

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Royston Ladies 1sts were beaten 2-1 at St Neots, Royston’s goal was an own goal.

The 2nds secured a thumping 7-0 win at Stevenage 3rds.

Heidi Whitaker netted four times with Abbie Jones and Wendy Holt (two) completing the scoring.

Keeper Caroline Biddlecombe made some cracking saves to ensure she kept a cleansheet for her side.

The 4ths drew 2-2 with Milton Keynes 4ths after coming back from two down.

Sarah Gourd’s brace rescued Royston.

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