United in the money after win

BETHNAL GREEN UNITED are �800 richer after they progressed past the first qualifying round of the FA Vase on Saturday. Strikes from Marlon Campbell and Daniel Saboroche gave their side the vital goals against Ampthill Town, while Dave Murphy s 88th minute

BETHNAL GREEN UNITED are �800 richer after they progressed past the first qualifying round of the FA Vase on Saturday.

Strikes from Marlon Campbell and Daniel Saboroche gave their side the vital goals against Ampthill Town, while Dave Murphy's 88th minute goal was only a consolation.

The east Londoners have made an excellent start to their first season in senior football.

After three games, they are unbeaten, with two wins under their belts and currently lie fifth in the Essex Senior League.


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They will want their run to continue past this Saturday when they travel to Bowers & Pitsea.

United also enjoyed victory on Monday night, when they defeated Southend Manor 1-0 in their League Cup Group F match.

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Victory now puts Green on top of their table, which also includes struggling Barking.

United have taken seven points from their three matches so far, and lead Manor, who have four points, while Barking are yet to get off the mark in this year's competition.

CLAPTON, however, were dumped out of the Vase after they were defeated 1-0 by Hoddesdon Town at The Old Spotted Dog.

A seventh-minute strike from Michael Newbury was enough for the visitors.

The Tons have a tough match this weekend when Burnham Ramblers travel to east London and the home side will be desperate to pick up their first league win of the season.

London APSA are back in action when they host Hullbridge Sports.

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