FOOTBALL: Sleaford Town warm up for Vase tie with win on the road

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United Counties League

Premier Division

Huntingdon Town 0

Sleaford Town 3

Sleaford Town warmed up for their FA Vase tie with a league success on the road at basement side Huntingdon.

The Greens went ahead after 40 minutes when Luke Hollingworth followed up to score after Ryan Oliver’s shot was blocked.

Jac Wright doubled Sleaford’s lead five minutes after the restart.

Oliver’s 17th goal of the season sealed the visiting success on the hour mark.

The Greens’ win extended Huntingdon’s losing run to 13 games.

Sleaford Town: McGann, Allen, Fenton, Millard, Ward, Hone, Hockin, Price, Oliver, Wright, Hollingworth. Subs: Newman, Asplin, Smith, Anderson, Walker.

+ Sleaford face a somewhat longer journey on Saturday for their historic FA Vase fourth round match at Sunderland RCA.

Sunderland RCA play in Division One of the Northern Football League, in which they currently sit ninth.

To reach the fourth round of the competition they have beaten Bridlington Town 3-2 at home, Silsden 4-2 away, Hemsworth MW 5-1 away and Tadcaster Albion 4-0 at home.

Their last two matches have been postponed due to waterlogged pitches.