St Albans Review Sport
St Albans & Harpenden Review /sport/
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Patience paid off for St Albans City at Woodside Park on Saturday as a second half blitz ended with a 5-1 rout of a new-look but still in free-fall Bishop’s Stortford in National League South.
St Albans Hockey Club ladies produced a dominant performance as they thrashed West Herts 4-0 in the England Conference East league on Saturday.
League leaders London Colney edged to a 2-1 win at bottom side St Margaretsbury in the South Midlands Premier Division on Saturday.
St Albans City will host League Two promotion hopefuls Carlisle United at Clarence Park in the FA Cup first round.
Sam Merson’s first half goal at the Runnymede Stadium was just enough to see off a gallant second half fightback by Southern League Central Division side Egham Town on Saturday and see St Albans City move through to the FA Cup Proper for the third time in four seasons.
St Albans Hockey Club Ladies first team secured a valuable point in the England Women’s Conference East league on Saturday with a 2-2 draw against Harleston Magpies.
Harpenden’s worrying form in London Two North West continued after their 39-20 defeat at Enfield Ignatians on Saturday.
London Colney consolidated top spot in the South Midlands Premier Division after their 1-0 win at Welwyn Garden City on Saturday.
Sam Merson may not be the biggest of footballers to have graced Clarence Park but the son of England international Paul Merson is currently making big waves for Ian Allinson’s St Albans City with his injury time strike on Saturday seeing off Gosport Borough 2-1 in an absorbing National League South fixture.
St Albans will face opposition from the eighth tier of English football in the final round of FA Cup qualifying.
A dominant display from St Albans Hockey Club’s Men’s Firsts saw them trounce Chelmsford 6-1.
Tom Bender has been named as St Albans City's player of the month for September, after some fine defensive showings during the month.
Sam Merson struck twice and Shaun Lucien bagged a second half hat-trick as St Albans City moved smoothly through to the final qualifying round of the FA Cup with a crushing 6-0 victory over Isthmian Leaguers Worthing at Clarence Park on Saturday.
Jon Clements scored a late winner as London Colney came from behind to win a feisty South Midland Premier Division clash 2-1 against Stotfold.
Harpenden Town produced an excellent display in the Spartan South Midlands Division One to beat league leaders Risborough Rangers 4-2.
St Albans Hockey Club’s Ladies Firsts had to settle for a share of the spoils in their first home game of the season as they drew 2-2 with Southgate.