Rebels bow out of League Cup

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Denton (58), Kench (66), Clifford (88)

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Date: Tuesday, October 28th 2008 | Competition: Red Insure Cup | Attendance: 38

Man Of Match: Carl Dennison

Slough Town's interest in the Southern League Cup is over after a defeat in a snowstorm at Leighton.

Three second half goals saw the hosts safely through in poor conditions at Bell Close.

The heavy snowfall meant that many of Derek Sweetman’s squad were caught up in traffic and only arrived at the ground ten minutes before kick-off. Indeed, only thirty-eight paying spectators were able to make it to the game.

However, Slough were second best throughout and after an even first half, Leighton took the lead rather fortuitously in the 58th minute.

Leighton had almost fallen behind at the start of the second half as Pete Clifford headed a goalbound effort off the line, but the breakthrough came via a massive deflection from an Aiden Denton shot from the edge of the box which completely wrong-footed Slough goalkeeper Carl Dennison.

Slough's luck was not in as straight from the restart, the Rebels responded with a free kick which hit the bar.

Leighton put the tie beyond reasonable doubt on 66 minutes as Craig Kench netted from substitute Leon Gordon's cross.

The scoring was completed two minutes from time as Pete Clifford headed home a super free kick from Scott Thomas.

Leighton Town: TBC


Saturday, 22nd April

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Draw 1-1 (Home)

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League Table [Full Stats]

Pos Team Pld Pts
3 Merthyr Town 46 89
4 Hitchin Town 46 86
5 Slough Town 46 85
6 Banbury United 46 80
7 Biggleswade Town 46 74

Top Goalscorers [Full Stats]

Pos Name Goals
1 James Dobson 21
2 Gavin James 15
3 Chris Flood 12
4 Warren Harris 11
5 Simon Dunn 10

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