Hackney & Leyton League: OKJH beat Mustard in Hackney Gazette Cup first round

Hackney Gazette cup holders OKJH made a solid start to the defence of the trophy after beating Division Three outfit Mustard 3-0

Hackney Gazette cup holders OKJH made a solid start to the defence of the trophy after beating Division Three outfit Mustard 3-0.

Goals from Anthony White, Dylan McEvoy and John Kennady were enough for the Premier League side, who will be desperate to get their hands on silverware again.

Dave and Ricky Hennessey were on target for Delta as they beat Mile End Colts 2-1, while Fourth Division side Royal Oak pulled off a huge shock after beating top division outfit Vio Romania 5-3 on penalties.

The teams played out an entertaining 4-4 draw, with Andre Davis, Adam Rowe and a double from Paul Christodoulou the scorers for Royal Oak, while both Grab Ion and Palevici Benialaih scored braces for Vio.

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Cock Tavern beat Division Three rivals Maynell 4-0, thanks to two from J Lottre and strikes from D Valz and A Raphael.

Baris Spor beat Jay Cubed 2-0 with goals in each half coming from Volkan Enan, while FC Polit beat Walthamstow Village 6-3 with Tommy Mayers and Johnny Tama scoring twice. Rida Knight and Bradley Mills also found the net as Raymond Richardson scored all of Walthamstow's goals.

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In the third round of the Jack Walpole Cup, Division Three leaders Hackney Borough edged out Hoxton Foxes 5-4 in a cracking match-up.

Alfie Greenway grabbed a treble and Alex Bramble a double for Borough, while Joe Faulkner-Edwards scored twice, with Jason Rooney and Matt Simpson finding the net for Foxes.

Hackney & Leyton League Premier Division leaders Lapton beat Red Devils 5-2 thanks to a hat-trick from Gabriel plus goals from Daniel Stephenson and Maurice Byfield, while Devils replied through Alistair Buffonge and an own goal

A first half strike from Matthew Harris earned Albion Manor a 1-0 win over Black Meteors, while Liviu Lazar and Florin Virlan were on target for Real Romania, as they beat Irawo Reds 2-0 and moved up to second place in the league.

After leading MSW 4-1 with 20 minutes to go, Three Compasses almost capitulated and were grateful for the full-time whistle, when they were leading 4-3.

Lee Brown, Rheanz Orantez, Liam Allena and Danny Fitzgerald were Three Compasses scorers, while Phillip Slade, Paul Sharp and an own goal were on target for MSW.

Mile End lead Division One after edging out Lancresse Rangers 4-3, as Jamie Morris hit three and Abraham Mahood one for Mile End, while Dean Richards, Michael Thomas and Ivan Lee replied for Rangers.

London Aprilla are off the bottom after goals from Jack Fletcher, Godfrey Kennard and Richard Lloyd helped them to a 3-1 win over Wounded Knee, for whom Dominic English was the scorer.

Nathan Scarborough's rich vain of form continued as he struck four as Metwin smashed Old George E2 6-1. Jamie Smith and Alan Eames also scored while Scott Pond replied for Old George.

Cosmopolitan are still on top of Division Two after beating Athletico Angels 2-0 as goals in each half from Richard St Clair and Daniel Stanley were enough for the win.

Tottenham Phoenix missed an opportunity to jump up to second in the table, but after leading FC Lockers 5-0 with 15 minutes to go, they hit the self-destruct button and allowed Lockers a share of the spoils.

Lockers scorers were Ross Coleman, Cass Weaver, Ewan Williams and two from Phil Ellerby, while Christian Smith netted twice, and Menalick Richards, Sam Quinn Ryan Lehane all scored one for Phoenix.

A Luke Trimm double plus a strike from Chris Byrne was enough for Midfield to take the points against Big Kahuna.

Wenlock Arms failed to close the gap on Division Three leaders Hackney Borough after being thrashed 5-0 by Alpha Grove, whose goals came from Ricky Stuart (3) and J Malone (2).

AC Islington drew 3-3 with AFC Knights, Luke Musgrove scored twice, while James Clare also found the net for Islington, while a double from D Wells and a P Martin strike meant Knights took a share of the spoils.

Division Four leaders Shoreditch Fire Penguins edged out Regents Park Rovers 2-1, with two goals from Duncan Coombs, while Ravenscroft beat second-place Comet 6-4 thanks to a treble from Chris Salisbury and singles from Dean Smith, J McEwan and R MacKenzie, while Jack Masters, Ulus Izzet, Luke Mason and Mase Johnson scored for Comet.

East London and Eastway Olympia played out a 1-1 draw, as Eric Alwrag scored for London, with Jack Needman replying for Eastway.

Goals from Piere Matthews and Nani were enough for Florist Arms to beat Bow Young Prince 2-0.

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