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Essex Senior League: Redbridge win as Clapton and Ilford pick up draws and Sporting Bengal endure defeat

PUBLISHED: 12:32 27 September 2020 | UPDATED: 12:32 27 September 2020

Ilford in action against Saffron Walden Town at Cricklefield Stadium (Pic: Tim Edwards)

Ilford in action against Saffron Walden Town at Cricklefield Stadium (Pic: Tim Edwards)

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Redbridge picked up a 2-1 victory over local rivals Woodford Town in George Christou’s first match in charge after being appointed last week.

Ilford in action against Saffron Walden Town at Cricklefield Stadium (Pic: Tim Edwards)Ilford in action against Saffron Walden Town at Cricklefield Stadium (Pic: Tim Edwards)

Goals from Terry Amoafo and Craig Hall sealed the three points for the Motormen at the Harlow Town Arena under the Friday night lights.

Neighbours Ilford nabbed a 1-1 draw against promotion hopefuls Saffron Walden Town at Cricklefield Stadium the following day.

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Dimitri Christou scored an absolute thunderbolt of a goal to give the Foxes a 1-0 lead heading into the half-time break but the Bloods managed to find an equaliser with just 10 minutes left in the contest.

Ilford in action against Saffron Walden Town at Cricklefield Stadium (Pic: Tim Edwards)Ilford in action against Saffron Walden Town at Cricklefield Stadium (Pic: Tim Edwards)

Elsewhere Clapton played out a 3-3 draw with St Margaretsbury away from home with the goals coming from Matthew Bentley, Ridwan Hussein and to give the Tons a 3-0 lead at half-time.

The hosts hit back thanks to a brace from Kyle Roberts and a solo effort from Jake Hayden-Eley at the St Margaretsbury Recretional Ground.

Sporting Bengal United suffered a 2-0 defeat to Cockfosters in their league match as Carl Mullings bagged himself a brace at the Mile End Stadium.


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