Stotfold 3 Sleaford Town 2
Saturday, 05 January 2008
Stotfold held off a second half Sleaford fightback to add three more points to their tally and regain top place in the Premier Division.
Defender Tawhid Juneja gave the Eagles a 25th minute lead from a corner with Lee Allinson adding an individual second six minutes later.
When Luke Donnelly made it three with a header after 42 minutes the Eagles looked home and dry.
Sleaford reduced the arrears quickly on resumption though with a 46th minute Matt Lunn goal from a tight angle, and Kris Jones scored a spectacular overhead second for the Lincolnshire visitors on the hour after Paul Ward headed Jason Sedlan's free kick across goal
Stotfold had a late scare when Tom Siddons was denied an equaliser by a goalline clearance.
Stotfold: Brad Gillham, Mark Bryant, Paul Donnelly (Tommy Hull), Colin Shambrook, Tawhid Juneja, Louis Lee, Ricky Case, Luke Donnelly, Joel Mason, Lee Allinson, Paul Garrett.
Sleaford: Andy Scott, Carl Sedlan, Adam Fenton (Tom Siddons), Kris Jones, Paul Ward, Oliver Sidney, Jon Machin, Jason Sedlan, Matt Lunn, Jamie Shaw (John Edwards), Paul Reece.