Peterborough Northern Star 1 Rothwell Corinthians 0
Saturday, 18 August 2007
New Star manager Tommy Cooper started the campaign with a win but it was touch and go for the new look Chestnut Avenue outfit who broke Corinthians' resistance with just two minutes to play, Steve Phillips slotting home from the penalty spot to decide the contest in the home side's favour.
Corinths had missed a penalty themselves just befoe the break, Sam Johnson the culprit while Star substitutes Ashley Favell and Ashley Fone were denied by the woodwork before a foul on Phillips proved crucial to the outcome.
Star: Dave Beeney, Phil Anderson, Wayne Morris, Paul Hill, Steve Thompson, Chris Plummer, Seth Twigden, Ricky Speechley, Karl Gibbs (Ashley Favell), Steve Phillips, Steve Paling (Ashley Fone).
Corinths: Tom Cross, Tom Judge, Jason Singh, Chris Dunn, Ollie Rendall, Kevin Fox, Tom Johnson, Adam Fitzjohn, Sam Johnson, Phil Cox, Dan Morris.