Tons finally make point
CLAPTON were grateful for a Champagne moment last weekend when a late equaliser handed them a draw at home to Stansted. Craig Wood s 15th minute strike had given the visitors a flying start at the Old Spotted Dog and they looked like holding out for the w
CLAPTON were grateful for a Champagne moment last weekend when a late equaliser handed them a draw at home to Stansted.
Craig Wood's 15th minute strike had given the visitors a flying start at the Old Spotted Dog and they looked like holding out for the win.
But Akeem Champagnie fired home five minutes from time to level the scores and earn Clapton their first points of the season.
Bethnal Green United were in League Cup action, meanwhile, and enjoyed a resounding 4-1 win at Barking.
Marlon Campbell was the hero on the day, firing a hat-trick after Daniel Lee Sabaroche had put them ahead after eight minutes.
Campbell grabbed his first 12 minutes later, and then made it 3-1 on 48 minutes.
- 1 ‘He put his life into family’: Tributes paid to former builder who died of Covid
- 2 Barking was Britain's ninth most used station in 2020/21, figures show
- 3 What are the chances of a white Christmas in London?
- 4 Barking cash and carry boss jailed for five years for money laundering
- 5 When are Royal Mail's last posting dates for Christmas 2021?
- 6 Members of Mali Boys gang jailed for supplying Class A drugs into Essex
- 7 'I am really humbled': New Bishop of Barking appointed
- 8 East London man charged with six terrorism offences
- 9 ‘For the love of animals’: Group which reunites lost pets with their owners fundraises for specialist equipment
- 10 Warning issued over fake Omicron variant test scam
Ruel Sandiford grabbed one back for Barking after the hour mark, but Campbell fired home again on 78 minutes to complete the rout.
Clapton and Bethnal Green take their first steps on the road to Wembley this Saturday when they take part in the FA Carlsberg Vase first qualifying round.
Clapton take on Hoddesdon Town, while Bethnal Green travel to Ampthill Town in Bedfordshire to take on the mid-table side who won 3-1 at the weekend.