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West Wratting gain revenge over Linton Granta

Danny Hill on the ball for West Wratting
Danny Hill on the ball for West Wratting

West Wratting gained revenge for a 5-1 mauling by Linton Granta just five weeks earlier with a 3-2 derby victory in the Kershaw Premier League.

Callum Harrison, who was later red-carded, Jon Welsh and top-scorer Danny Hill scored fifth-placed Wratting’s goals as they moved further clear of their sixth-placed neighbours, for whom Darren Bicknell and Alistair Campbell found the net.

It was a sweet revenge for Wratting, who were hammered 5-1 when the two teams met in the Premier League Knockout Cup on November 1.

Granta are home to Cottenham on Saturday while Wratting’s match at Foxton has already been postponed.

Basement-dwellers Sawston United’s recent revival continued as they picked up what was only their seventh point of the season from a 1-1 draw at home to Wisbech St Mary.

Liam Camp put the hosts ahead in the 28th minute, only for Jack Brand to level in the first minute of the second half.

Sawston will be up against it on Saturday when they are at home to second-placed Fulbourn Institute.

In Senior A, Hundon were without a game, but return to league action on Saturday with a trip to Fenstanton.

Craig Smith’s 89th-minute goal salvaged a point for Sawston Rovers as they drew 2-2 with Godmanchester Rovers Reserves in the battle of two mid-table teams in Senior B.

Dean Miller grabbed the other goal for Sawston, who face a stiff challenge on Saturday when they go to second-placed Outwell Swifts.

In Division 1A, two goals from Martin Baker and one each from Brian Cornell and Dan Phelan gave third-placed Ashdon Villa a 4-0 win at home to second-bottom Balsham.

Whittlesford United, Haverhill Borough Reserves, Linton Granta Reserves and Duxford United had a free Saturday, but all return to league action this weekend.

Sawston United Reserves had an impressive 4-2 win at Huntingdon United in the Creake Charity Shield second round thanks to a Tom Stanford hat-trick and one from Paul Golding and now face Bar Hill in the third round.

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