Bengal thrashed; Newham still looking for win

Sporting Bengal suffered a heavy defeat at Hullbridge (pic: Tim Edwards)

Sporting Bengal suffered a heavy defeat at Hullbridge (pic: Tim Edwards) - Credit: Archant

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Hullbridge Sports 7 Sporting Bengal Utd 1

Sporting Bengal United lost 7-1 away to Hullbridge Sports in their first of two league matches against the Essex club this week.

Bengal started the match with just 9 players and were 4-0 down by half-time although they were up to a full compliment of players by the break.

United did score the first goal after interval bu Hullbridge added three more before the full-time whistle.

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The sides meet again at the Mile End Stadium on Saturday.


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Newham 0 Bowers & Pitsea 7

Newham’s winless run in the Essex Senior League grew to eight as they were thumped 7-0 by promotion-chasing Bowers & Pitsea.

The home side conceded within the first minute and were four down by half-time.

Bowers kept up the scoring after the break to seal an emphatic win in the quest to win the championship.


Barking were usurped at the top of the league by Haringey Borough following the Coles Park club’s win over Eton Manor.

They won 2-0 at home and can increase their current two-point gap with three games in hand over the Blues.

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