After a week of wondering if the game against Wolverhampton would be played the hosts did well to get their pitch ready for this 5th Round Tie and there was a good following of Town fans amongst the crowd.
In difficult conditions that tested both sides, Leighton eventually came out on top against second from bottom Crawley, in a scrappy encounter at Bell Close on Saturday, but had to endure a few scares in the process.
A victory that owed more to grit and resilience than it did quality, catapulted Leighton into third place in the South Midlands Premier League, after a last gasp winning goal by Matt Hall secured an unlikely 2-1 win away at Edgware on Saturday.
Although the end result appears convincing, the performance by Town was anything but. Leading 2-0 at half-time and London Tigers down to ten men, the second half should have been a ‘stroll in the park’ for Leighton; it proved nothing of the sort as th
With only four points from their previous three league games and frustrating postponements due to the weather, Leighton went into their clash with Biggleswade United on Saturday knowing that only a win would suffice if they were to stay in contention with
Leighton travelled to Stotfold on Saturday only a few weeks after recording an 8-1 win over the hosts in the Premier Division Cup. However Town knew this would be a more difficult game and their fears were realised when they found themselves 2-0 down aft
After a very disappointing display at Holmer Green at the weekend Leighton returned to winning ways at Stotfold on Tuesday night with a high tempo performance that gave them control for most of this quarter final.
Leighton Town’s recent good run of form ended at the most unlikely of places on Saturday, as they were beaten 1-0 by second from bottom side Holmer Green, who themselves had lost 5-0 to the bottom side Crawley Green, last time out.
Not only are Town in a rich vein of form, they’re unbeaten in the last 5 winning all of those fixtures including a tense penalty shootout against Biggleswade FC. Next up at Bell Close were a tense test against last season’s champion’s London Colney
Town made the short trip to Tring on Saturday but at half time it looked as if the hosts would continue their winning sequence against Leighton, who have not beaten them since their relegation back to the Spartan South Midlands League.
After last week’s disappointment to Edgware Town at Bell Close, the Reds ensured they put that behind them with back to back wins this week. First up were league leaders Biggleswade FC who were dispatched on penalties in the cup with one of the performa
With James Towell and Luke Marsh returning from holiday and Lewis Mc Bride available after injury, Leighton went into Saturday’s FA Vase clash with local rivals Leverstock Green, with arguably their strongest match day squad of the season to date.