Saturday 28th April 2018
Bostik League North
Kick off: 3pm
Venue: Mayesbrook Park
Attendance: 142
Current Form:


Chris Clark

Ricky Tarbard

Ben O'Brien

Tiob Adeyemi

J.J. Da Cruz 53'

Quentin Monville 82'

Abs Seymour (C)

Kemo Darboe 67'

Billy Jones

Albert Levett

Alan Taylor

Adem Ramadan 82'

Kiernan Hughes-Mason 67'

Billy Reynolds

Jack McQueen

Jordan Peart 53'

Barking 0

Potters Bar Town 3


SCHOLARS GRADUATE WITH HONOURS

Today's promotion shoot out at Mayesbrook Park went the way of Potters Bar Town as cthey linched promotion and a place in the Bostik Premier division by beating Barking 3-0, at the expense of Bowers & Pitsea: whose 4-1 win over Brentwood Town was in vain.

The first twenty minutes were fairly even but after 25 James Budden rose highest from a corner to bury a header past Chris Clark and give the visitors the lead.Before and after the goal Clark denied the Scholars with a series of spectacular saves. However, there was nothing he could do when after 51 Eoin Casey made it two from close range after another well delivered corner and Potters Bar were in the driving seat. Eoin Casey added his second and the visitors third on 77 and it signaled to the large contingent of Scholars supporters who traveled the 26 miles to follow their team that they should begin the celebrations.  

Barking for their part never gave up and despite their best efforts could not conjure a goal, with Budden superbly marshalling the defence and ensured nothing was given away.

So Potters Bar move onto pastures new and Barking will take great comfort on a tenth place finish in their season back at step 4 in over a decade.

Report source: Terry Gilbert/Barking FC

Please note that the opinions expressed in this report are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of, nor should be attributed to Barking Football Club.

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Barking FC v Potters Bar Town FC - Saturday April 28th 2018

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Videos courtesy of Ashley Hanson

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