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.

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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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