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Harpenden Town clinched fourth place in South Midlands Division One after a thumping 6-0 victory at Codicote on Saturday.
Verulamians ended their season in style after beating Watford 46-10 to win the Herts Trophy at Allianz Park.
St Albans City manager Ian Allinson has described the potential of the club as amazing after the team pulled off the great escape by avoiding relegation on the final day of the season.
With the theme music to The Great Escape ringing around Clarence Park St Albans City’s best league attendance for nine years sang and danced with sheer elation, as the Saints secured their place in National League South for another year with a resounding four-goal drubbing of play-off hopefuls Dartford on Saturday.
Verulamians ended their Herts Middlesex One campaign in style after a comprehensive 71-34 win over UCS Old Boys.
London Colney continued their strong promotion push as they picked up another three points with a battling performance against ten-man St Margaretsbury.
A first half goal by former Saint Elliot Buchanan clinched a fifth Herts Charity Cup success in six years for Rod Stringer’s Bishop’s Stortford as a patched up St Albans City side slipped to a 1-0 defeat in Tuesday’s final at Cheshunt’s Theobalds Lane home.
St Albans City manager Ian Allinson insists he would have taken their position heading into the final game of the season when he took charge with the team's survival in the National League South hanging in the balance.
The great escape is still on but results elsewhere in National League South on Saturday ensured that St Albans City’s 1-1 draw with Wealdstone at Grosvenor Vale has done nothing but make City nerves twitch in the run up to the final game of the season next weekend.
St Albans City manager Ian Allinson commended the “discipline” of his players as they thumped Havant and Waterlooville 6-0 on Saturday in a game they had to win to keep their heads above water in the National League South.
London Colney edged past Sun Sports 2-1 in the South Midlands Premier Division on Saturday after a sublime winner from Jack Woods.
Verulamians are into the final of the Herts Trophy after a 33-15 victory at Cheshunt.
St Albans City’s transformation from relegation fodder to a high-scoring winning machine gathered momentum at Clarence Park on Saturday as the Hawks of Havant & Waterlooville were ruthlessly slaughtered 6-0 by Ian Allinson’s rampant Saints.
St Albans City Youth Under-18 Warriors reached the semi-final of the Spring Shield after a 7-0 win over Chorleywood Common.
London Colney’s South Midlands Premier Division title hopes suffered a blow after a 3-1 home defeat to struggling Harefield United on Saturday.
Sport can be such a cruel friend at times and St Albans City sampled both the ecstasy and pain that it can offer when letting a potential relegation banishing two-goal lead slip away during an absorbing 2-2 National League South draw with neighbours Hemel Hempstead Town at Vauxhall Road on Tuesday.
St Albans City boss Ian Allinson described their victory at Maidenhead United as "massive" after taking a step closer to avoiding relegation.
After several weeks of moving towards National League South safety on the back of spectacular goals it was the scrappiest of plundered goals and quite superb defending that secured a massive 1-0 victory for St Albans City over promotion-chasing Maidenhead United at York Road on Saturday.