FOOTBALL: Boston Saturday League report round-up

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Boston Saturday Football League

Taylors Garages Premier Division

Pointon looked to be heading for defeat when they entertained Billinghay Athletic as the game entered the final 15 minutes.

Trailing 1-0, things didn’t look good for the home side until Jamie Andrews stepped into the spotlight. The striker’s timely hat-trick and a goal from Olly Cooper saw Pointon home with a 4-1 home win.

Heckington Millers gained sweet revenge when they entertained Ruskington Rovers.

Having lost to them twice already this season, The Millers were determined to put the record straight and after a tightly contested first half, they took the lead with a neat finish from Dominic Kew before Ruskington equalised midway through the first half and it stayed deadlocked at 1-1 at the break.

Heckington knew that the next goal would be crucial and they went on to produce probably their best football of the season. They sunk Rovers with three goals within the first 10 minutes of the second half. Kew scored his second, Joe Braithwaite headed in at the back post from a delightful Kane Brown free kick and then Kew completed his hat trick with a left foot finish that curled into the far corner.

The game was all but over as a contest but they still conjured up two further goals with a fourth from Kew and a second from Braithwaite. Ruskington scored a late consolation to make the final score 6-2.

Taylors Ford Division Two

Railway made hard work of beating a resolute Pointon Reserves side but a victory is all that matters at this stage of the season.

Railway went one behind following a defensive mix-up which let Pointon in to take an early lead through Chris Barnes. Railway then began to take control of the game with long spells of possession leaving Pointon struggling to get out of their own half but, despite this, Railway struggled to beat the Pointon keeper who put together a string of fine saves.

Finally, on the hour mark, Railway made it 1-1 when a long goal kick was allowed to bounce in the Pointon box forcing a defender, who was put under massive pressure from Liam Nimmo, ended up poking the ball into his own net.

The final half hour saw more of the same, but it took Railway until the final three minutes to seal a 2-1 victory when Billy Shinn drove home from the edge of the box.