Hackney & Leyton League: Bancroft capture Hackney gazette Cup after Comet win
PUBLISHED: 12:15 13 May 2010 | UPDATED: 16:00 05 October 2010
Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO c/o 27 Plaiters Way, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3LR - Editorial Use ONLY - FA Premier League and Football League images are subject to Licencing restrictions
Last seasons Hackney Gazette Cup runners-up Bancroft put that memory to rest with a thumping 4-2 win over Comet in the final at Leyton FC on Friday night
Last seasons Hackney Gazette Cup runners-up Bancroft put that memory to rest with a thumping 4-2 win over Comet in the final at Leyton FC on Friday night.
Bancroft took the lead after 30 minutes through Justin Weatherman and it was 2-0 10 minutes later when Khalid Jama doubled their lead.
United dominated the second half and were three to the good when skipper Temi Oloto found the net, before Comet pulled a goal back through Danney Foley.
Man of the match Jama scored his second of the game in the 75th minute before Ulus Izzett struck a late consolation for Comet.
Premier Division leaders Lapton recovered from going a goal behind to thrash Irawo Reds 5-1
Ibby Ranks scored a hat-trick while Maurice Byfield hit a brace, with Ivan Clement scoring for Reds.
Real Romania are up to second place in the table after a fine 5-3 win over Clapton Rangers.
Gheorge Ofrim (2), Antoniu Mieroi (2) and Lucian Domnica were on target for Real, with Brian Okwera, Ashley Taylor and Michael Noble replying for Rangers.
A 90th-minute header from Shane Baptiste was enough for Bancroft United to beat nine-man MSW.
Cosmopolitan kept their Divison Two promotion bid alive after beating Jay Cubed 6-4. Richard St Clair hit a brace, with Liam Patrick, Jason Brown and Darnyl Stanley also scoring, while Justin Leonce, Jason Harley and Simon Matson replied for Cubed, who finish mid-table.
If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the East London Advertiser. Click the link in the orange box above for details.