Eaton Socon 1, Northampton Sileby Rangers 1

5th August 2023 :: Spartan South Midlands Division One

A new look Eaton Socon side with no less than 12 new players from last season made a good start to their league campaign with a well earned draw with Northampton Silbey.
The first half was tight and saw both teams creating chances, with the impressive Max Kimpton making his debut putting in some great crosses but Eaton couldn’t convert. However Eaton found themselves 1-0 down when the Silbey striker latched onto a loose ball to round Phelan and slot into the net.
Eaton responded well with some positive football but went in at half time behind.
Eaton came out in the second half strong and with belief and took the game to Silbey. The midfield worked tirelessly to create chances and the first big one came to Irvine as he raced through on goal but his attempt was well saved by the keeeper. However 5 minutes later Irvine picked up the ball on the left, beat 3 men and calmly beat the keeper to equalise with a fine individual goal!
Silbey came back at Eaton but the Eaton defence held out brilliantly with Phelan making a great save down to his right.
One all the full time score and a fair result on the game. Good luck to Northampton Silbey for the rest of the season.
Our next fixture is Tuesday evening as we travel to Letchworth Eagles.
Goal - Callan Irvine 
MOM - Alex Shepherd