Extra Preliminary Round
Long Buckby 3 Hoddesdon Town 1
Saturday, 18 August 2007
Buckby cruised to victory over their visitors from the Spartan South Midlands League.
Ben Foster gave the home side the lead from close range after just three minutes and their stranglehold on the tie was tightened by an 18 yard second from Carl Holmes a minute past the half hour.
Holmes sealed victory five minutes from time with a 22 yard chip over the stranded keeper, Peter Owatowski netting an 87th minute consolation for the Hertfordshire visitors.
Long Buckby: Paul Shepherd, Ryan Nash, (Jamie Wright), Dan Burke (Lee Botterill), Mark Njotsa, Andreas Kattos, Jon Crockett, Richard Bunting, Stuart Smeathers, Carl Holmes (Danny Duggan), Ben Foster, Richard Bailey.